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Author Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976. voc

Title The essential Paul Robeson [sound recording]

Imprint London, England : ASV Ltd., p2000.

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Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    P ROBE EPR R44CD    Available
Description 2 sound discs (152 min.) : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series Living era
Note Spirituals, folk and popular songs, and excerpts from musicals and musical films.
Compact discs; analog recording. Originally released as 78-rpm discs.
Compilation by Ray Crick, transcription from original 78s by Peter Dempsey.
Notes by Peter Dempsey, with discographic details ([5] p.) inserted in container.
Contents CD 1. Ol' man river (4:16) -- Steal away (2:56) -- Joshua fit de battle ob Jericho (1:54) -- Water boy (3:02) -- Swing low, sweet chariot (2:47) -- Deep river (2:22) -- Lonesome road (2:40) -- Mighty lak' a rose (3:20) -- River, stay 'way from my door (3:28) -- Rockin' chair (3:29) -- When it's sleepy-time down South (3:21) -- Mah Lindy Lou (3:12) -- My curly headed baby (2:59) -- Carry me back to green pastures (2:49) -- Lazy bones (3:20) -- St. Louis blues (3:26) -- Congo lullaby (3:04) ; Canoe song (2:57) (choir and orchestra ; Muir Mathieson, conductor) -- Shenandoah (3:10) -- I still suits me (2:50) -- Summertime (2:33) -- It ain't necessarily so (2:29) -- Just a-wearyin' for you (2:33) -- Song of the Volga boatmen (2:41) -- Little man, you've had a busy day (3:12) -- CD 2. Sometimes I feel like a motherless child ; Minstrel man (2:51) -- Git on board, li'l children ; Dere's no hidin' place (2:14) -- Go down, Moses (2:03) -- Bear de burden ; All God's chillun got wings (3:28) -- Nobody knows the trouble I've seen (2:43) -- Got the South in my soul (3:00) -- Blue prelude (2:44) -- Fat li'l feller wid his Mammy's eyes ; Shortnin' bread (3:09) -- Wagon wheels (3:22) -- The banjo song (3:02) -- Love song (chorus and orchestra ; Muir Mathieson, conductor) (3:23) -- Climbing up (3:10) -- All through the night (3:21) -- Mood indigo (3:17) -- At dawning (2:22) -- An Eriskay love lilt (2:48) -- Trees (2:27) -- Jerusalem (2:21) -- The cobbler's song (2:38) -- A perfect day (2:30) -- Sylvia (1:57) -- Sea fever (2:08) -- King Joe (The Joe Louis blues) (Count Basie & his Orchestra) (5:25) -- The old folks at home (Swanee River) (3:17) -- My old Kentucky home (3:25)
Performer Paul Robeson, bass ; with Lawrence Brown, piano ; or (principally) New Mayfair Orchestra ; Ray Noble, Clifford Greenwood, conductors.
Event Recorded between July 27, 1925 and 1947, principally in New York or London.
Subject Spirituals (Songs)
Folk songs, English.
Musicals -- Excerpts.
Musical films -- Excerpts.
Songs (Low voice) with piano.
Songs (Low voice) with orchestra.
Added Author Brown, Lawrence, 1893-1972. Instrumentalist.
Noble, Ray, 1903-1978. Conductor.
Greenwood, Clifford. Conductor.
Mathieson, Muir. Conductor.
Basie, Count, 1904-1984- Performer.
New Mayfair Orchestra. Performer.
Standard No. 743625024425
Music No. CD AJS 244 ASV Ltd.

 
    
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