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Paul Robeson - Paul Robeson - Voice of Freedom: His Complete Columbia, RCA, HMV and Victor Recordings
Paul Robeson - Voice of Freedom: His Complete Columbia, RCA, HMV and Victor Recordings
Artist: Paul Robeson
Format: CD

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Label: Sony
Rel. Date: 08/30/2024
UPC: 194399774526

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DISC: 1

1. Were You There? (When They Crucified my Lord) (2024 Remastered Version)
2. Steal Away (2024 Remastered Version)
3. Water Boy (2024 Remastered Version)
4. Joshua fit the Battle ob Jericho (2024 Remastered Version)
5. Bye and Bye (I'm Goin' to Lay Down Dis Heavy Load) (2024 Remastered Version)
6. Water Boy (2024 Remastered Version)
7. Li'l Gal (2024 Remastered Version)
8. I'll Hear the Trumpet Sound (2024 Remastered Version)
9. Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child (2024 Remastered Version)
10. On Ma Journey (2024 Remastered Version)
11. Nobody Knows de Trouble I've Seen (2024 Remastered Version)
12. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (2024 Remastered Version)
13. Down de Lover's Lane (2024 Remastered Version)
14. Hear, de Lam's a-Cryin' (2024 Remastered Version)
15. Ezekiel Saw de Wheel (2024 Remastered Version)
16. Deep River (2024 Remastered Version)
17. I'm Goin' to Tell God All O' My Troubles (2024 Remastered Version)
18. I Got a Home in-a dat Rock (2024 Remastered Version)
19. Witness (2024 Remastered Version)
20. Ol' Man River (From "Show Boat") (2024 Remastered Version)
21. Ballad for Americans (2024 Remastered Version)
22. I Got a Home in-a dat Rock (2024 Remastered Version)
23. Witness (2024 Remastered Version)
24. Ol' Man River (From "Show Boat")
25. Since You Went Away "Seems Lak To Me"
26. Down De Lover's Lane
27. Scandalize My Name
28. Sinner Please Doan' Let dis Harves' Pass
29. Weepin' Mary
30. I Want to Be Ready
31. My Lord What a Mornin'
32. De Li'l Pickaninny's Gone to Sleep
33. Git on Board Li'l Children
34. Dere's No Hidin' Place
35. Plantation Songs (Part 1): So Early in the Morning - Carry Me Back to Old Virginia - Old Folks at Home - Goodnight Ladies
36. Plantation Songs (Part 2): Away Down South in Dixie - Poor Old Joe - Oh, Susanna - My Old Kentucky Home
37. Oh! Rock Me Julie
38. Oh, Didn't It Rain
39. Mammy
40. Roll Away, Clouds (From "Virginia")
41. Sonny Boy (From the 1928 Lloyd Bacon's Musical Movie "The Singing Fool")
42. Little Pal (From "Say It with Songs")
43. The Lonesome Road
44. Just Keepin' On
45. Mighty Lak' a Rose
46. Mammy is Gone
47. Hail De Crown
48. Exhortation
49. I Stood on the Ribber Jordan - Peter Go Ring dem Bells
50. Go Down Moses
51. High Water
52. Old Folks at Home, "Swanee River"
53. Poor Old Joe
54. My Old Kentucky Home
55. Show Boat, Act 1: "Ol' Man River"
56. River Stay 'way from My Door
57. Rockin' Chair
58. Medley of Spirituals
59. My Heart is Where the Mohawk Flows Tonight
60. The Folks I Used to Know
61. Yes Lord, Oh Lord (Variation of "Mary Had a Baby")
62. Lil' Gal
63. Bear De Burden - All God's Chillun Got Wing
64. That's Why Darkies Were Born (From "George White's Scandals of 1931")
65. When It's Sleepy Time Down South (From the 1931 William A. Wellman's Movie "Safe in Hell")
66. Seekin'
67. Nearer, My God, to Thee
68. There is a Green Hill Far Away
69. Mah Lindy Lou
70. Ma Curly-Headed Babby
71. Pilgrim's Song
72. Roll the Old Chariot Along
73. Since You Went Away
74. Wid De Moon Moon Moon
75. Got the South in My Soul
76. Hush-a-bye Lullaby, "Rock-a-bye Baby"
77. Round the Bend of the Road
78. Take Me Away from the River, "Song from the Viper"
79. Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
80. On Ma Journey
81. Bye and Bye - I'm Goin' to Lay Down dis Heavy Load
82. Were You There?
83. Swing Along!
84. Piccaninny Shoes
85. In a Narrow Street
86. Carry Me Back to Green Pastures
87. Lazy Bones
88. Blue Prelude
89. Medley I, Pt. 1: Roll De Ole Chariot - Mary Had a Baby - Swing Low - Heav'n, Heav'n
90. Medley I, Pt. 2: Carry me Back - Mighty Lak' a Rose - Round the Bend of the Road - River Stay 'Way From my Door - O'l Man River
91. Fat Li'l Feller wid His Mammy's Eyes
92. Short'nin' Bread
93. Snowball
94. Water Boy
95. Doan' You Cry Ma Honey
96. Steal Away
97. Scarecrow
98. Wagon Wheels
99. So Shy
100. Piccaninny Slumber Song
101. St. Louis Blues
102. Mammy's Little Kinky-Headed Boy
103. Little Man, You've Had a Busy Day
104. I Ain't Lazy, I'm Just Dreamin'
105. Bandanna Ballads, Op. 22: IV. The Banjo Song
106. Medley II: Lazy Bones - Scarecrow - Fat Li'l Feller - Wagon Wheels - Deep River - Ma Curly-Headed Baby - Carry Me Back to Green
107. Love Song (From "Sanders of the River")
108. Congo Lullaby (From "Sanders of the River")
109. Canoe Song (From "Sanders of the River")
110. Killing Song (From "Sanders of the River")
111. Shenandoah
112. Jes' Mah Song
113. De Ole Ark's A-Movering
114. Ezekiel Saw De Wheel
115. Joshua Fit De Battle Ob Jericho
116. Honey, Dat's All
117. Gloomy Sunday "Hungarian Suicide Song"
118. Ol' Man River (From "Show Boat")
119. Ah Still Suits Me (From "Show Boat")
120. Sleepy River (From "Song of Freedom")
121. Lonely Road (From "Song of Freedom")
122. Song of Freedom (From "Song of Freedom")
123. The Black Emperor (From "Song of Freedom")
124. Mam'selle Marie
125. Dere's No Hidin' Place Down Dere
126. Oh! No John!
127. Passing By: "There is a Lady Sweet and Kind"
128. Hammer Song
129. Li'l David
130. My Way (From "Jericho")
131. Golden River (From "Jericho")
132. The Wagon Song "Ho! Ho!" (From "King Solomon's Mines")
133. The Mountain Song "Climbing up" (From "King Solomon's Mines")
134. Lazin' (From "Big Fella")
135. I Don't Know What's Wrong (From "Big Fella")
136. Roll up Sailorman (From "Big Fella")
137. You Didn't Oughta Do Such Things (From "Big Fella")
138. Deep Desert (From "Jericho")
139. Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child
140. Minstrel Man
141. The Wanderer
142. Dere's a Man Goin' Round' Takin' Names
143. No More Auction Block
144. Work All de Summer
145. Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel?
146. Silent Night, Holy Night
147. All Through the Night
148. Solitude
149. Mood Indigo
150. Summertime (From "Porgy and Bess")
151. It Take a Long Pull to Get There (From "Porgy and Bess")
152. It Ain't Necessarily So (From "Porgy and Bess")
153. A Woman Is a Sometime Thing (From "Porgy and Bess")
154. 7 Songs as Unpretentious as the Wild Rose:
155. Just A-Wearyin' For You
156. At Dawning
157. Song of the Volga Boatmen
158. An Eriskay Love-Lilt
159. Encantadora Maria
160. Goin' to Ride Up in de Chariot
161. Every Time I Feel de Spirit
162. Lay Down Late
163. Forgotten in E-Flat Minor
164. David of the White Rock
165. Trees
166. Songs My Mother Taught Me, Op. 55 No. 4
167. Loch Lomond
168. Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes
169. Down de Lovers' Lane
170. Berceuse, Op. 1, No 5
171. O Thou Silent Night
172. The Little Black Boy (From "Songs of Innocence")
173. Dear Old Southland
174. Jerusalem (And Did Those Feet in Ancient Time)
175. The Blind Ploughman
176. The Cobbler's Song (From "Chu Chin Chow - A Musical Tale of the East)
177. Oh, Could I But Express in Song
178. Love At My Heart
179. Nothin'
180. The Rosary: "The hours I spent with thee, dear heart"
181. A Perfect Day
182. Absent: "Sometimes, between long shadows on the grass"
183. Black Eyes, Russian Gipsy Song
184. Oh Promise Me (From "Robin Hood")
185. Plaisir d'amour
186. Sylvia
187. She is Far from the Land (Irish Folk Song)
188. Thora
189. Now Sleeps the Crimson Petal
190. Sea Fever: "I must go down to the seas again" (Lento)
191. Ebenezer "Ton-y Botel"
192. Land of My Fathers
193. Deep River
194. Lord God of Abraham - Baal Chorus (From "Elijah")
195. Quiet Flows the Don: From Border to Border (2024 Remastered Version)
196. Quiet Flows the Don: Oh, How Proud Our Quiet Don (2024 Remastered Version)
197. No for an Answer: The Purest Kind of Guy (Joe's Birhday Song) (2024 Remastered Version)
198. Joe Hill (2024 Remastered Version)
199. The Peat-Bog Soldiers (2024 Remastered Version)
200. The Four Insurgent Generals - Spanish Folk Song (2024 Remastered Version)
201. Song of the Plains "Meadowland" (2024 Remastered Version)
202. Native Land "Shiroka strana moya rodnaya" (2024 Remastered

More Info:

Paul Robeson—African-American bass-baritone, stage and film actor, All-American football player, lawyer, and advocate for civil rights—was outspoken against racism, colonialism, and social injustice. Rutgers graduate, scholar of world cultures, and speaker of more than 20 languages, he worked tirelessly to break down political and racial barriers, and to build bridges between the peoples of this world. However, with the advent of the Cold War and the Red Scare following World War II, the political climate changed. Doors began to close for Robeson as concert halls and radio stations shut him out. In July 1950, the US State Department revoked the blacklisted artist’s passport thus preventing him from pursuing his successful international career as a singer and actor. But international audiences continued to honor and call out for him, and he found technologically advanced and effective ways to reach his communities all over the world. Today, his remarkable voice and unrivaled stage presence live on in sound recordings and films. This 14-CD edition is the first ever release of his complete Columbia, Victor, and HMV recordings from 1925 to 1947. All of his American recordings have been meticulously restored from the original master discs and tapes, and 25 studio recordings—as well as his complete historic New York and London recitals from 1958—are here presented for the first time on CD. The richly illustrated 160-page book, with essays by Shana L. Redmond and Susan Robeson, pays tribute to a cultural icon of the 20th century.