Paul Robeson: The Complete EMI Sessions 1928-1939

Paul Robeson

Release Date:

2008/07/21

Record Label:

Warner Classics

  1. $34.99

Disc 1 of 7

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Show Boat, Act 1: "Ol' Man River" (Live At the Dury Lane Theatre)

3:53
2

Since You Went Away, "Seems Lak To Me"

3:07
3

Down De Lover's Lane

3:03
4

Scandalize My Name

2:10
5

Sinner Please Doan' Let dis Harves' Pass

2:07
6

Weepin' Mary

1:45
7

I Want to Be Ready

1:30
8

My Lord What a Mornin'

2:52
9

De Li'l Pickaninny's Gone to Sleep

3:31
10

Git On Board Li'l Children

1:17
11

Dere's No Hidin' Place

0:59
12

Plantation Songs (Part 1): So Early in the Morning - Carry Me Back to Old Virginia - Old Folks at Home - Goodnight Ladies

3:56
13

Plantation Songs (Part 2): Away Down South in Dixie - Poor Old Joe - Oh, Susanna - My Old Kentucky Home

4:18
14

Oh Rock Me Julie

1:35
15

Oh Didn't It Rain

1:21
16

My Mammy

3:53
17

Roll Away, Clouds (from "Virginia")

3:14
18

Sonny Boy (from the 1928 Lloyd Bacon's Musical Movie "The Singing Fool")

2:43
19

Little Pal (from the 1929 Lloyd Bacon's Musical Movie "Say It with Songs")

3:30
20

The Lonesome Road

2:46
21

Just Keepin' On

3:12
22

Mighty Lak' a Rose

3:27
23

Mammy is Gone

3:19

Disc 2 of 7

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Hail De Crown

2:11
2

3 Negro Songs: II. Exhortation. A Negro Sermon, "Remember, if a brudder smotes"

2:09
3

I Stood on the Ribber Jordan - Peter Go Ring Dem Bells

2:55
4

Go Down Moses

2:03
5

High Water

2:33
6

Old Folks at Home, "Swanee River"

3:20
7

Old Black Joe

3:07
8

My Old Kentucky Home

3:27
9

Show Boat, Act 1: "Ol' Man River" (Joe)

2:46
10

River Stay 'Way from My Door

3:29
11

Rockin' Chair

3:35
12

Medley of Spirituals

7:43
13

My Heart is Where the Mohawk Flows Tonight

3:26
14

The Folks I Used to Know

2:49
15

Yes Lord, Oh Lord (Variation of "Mary Had a Baby")

2:15
16

Lil' Gal

3:00
17

Bear De Burden - All God's Chillun Got Wing

3:28
18

That's Why Darkies Were Born (from "George White’s Scandals of 1931")

2:38
19

When It's Sleepy Time Down South, "Sleepy Time Down South" (from the 1931 William A. Wellman's Movie "Safe in Hell")

2:38
20

Seekin'

3:26

Disc 3 of 7

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Nearer My God, to Thee

4:12
2

Le Calvaire: "Il est au loin une colline" - Sung in English, "There is a green hill far away"

3:59
3

Mah Lindy Lou

3:15
4

Ma Curly-Headed Babby

3:03
5

Pilgrim Song

2:36
6

Roll the Old Chariot: "Oh, a drop of Nelson's blood"

2:40
7

Since You Went Away

3:08
8

Wid De Moon Moon Moon

3:30
9

Got the South in My Soul

3:02
10

Hush-A-Bye Lullaby, "Rock-a-bye Baby"

3:17
11

Round the Bend of the Road

2:54
12

Take Me Away from the River, "Song from the Viper"

2:56
13

Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

2:48
14

On Ma Journey

2:08
15

Bye and Bye

2:27
16

Were You There

2:45
17

3 Negro Songs: I. Swing Along, "Swing along, Chillun, along de lane"

3:20
18

Piccaninny Shoes

2:51
19

In a Narrow Street

2:47
20

Carry Me Back to Green Pastures

2:54
21

Lazy Bones

3:25
22

Blue Prelude

2:48
23

Medley I, Pt. 1: Roll De Ole Chariot - Mary Had a Baby - Swing Low - Heav'n, Heav'n

4:06
24

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

4:07

Disc 4 of 7

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Fat Li'l Fella Wid His Mammy's Eyes

2:03
2

Shortnin' Bread

1:11
3

Snowball

3:20
4

Water Boy

2:41
5

Doan' You Cry Ma Honey

3:37
6

Steal Away

3:03
7

Scarecrow

3:29
8

Wagon Wheels

3:27
9

So Shy

3:25
10

Piccaninny's Slumber Song

3:09
11

St. Louis Blues

3:32
12

Mammy's Little Kinky-Headed Boy

3:16
13

Little Man, You've Had a Busy Day

3:21
14

I Ain't Lazy, I'm Just Dreaming

2:50
15

Bandanna Ballads, Op. 22: IV. A Banjo Song, "I plays de banjo better now" (With marked rhythm)

3:09
16

Medley II: Lazy Bones - Scarecrow - Fat Li'l Feller - Wagon Wheels - Deep River - Ma Curly-Headed Baby - Carry Me Back to Green Pastures - Old Folks at Home

8:46
17

Love Song (from the 1935 Zoltán Korda's Film "Sanders of the River")

3:27
18

Congo Lullaby (from the 1935 Zoltán Korda's Film "Sanders of the River")

3:11
19

Canoe Song (from the 1935 Zoltán Korda's Film "Sanders of the River")

3:04
20

Killing Song (from the 1935 Zoltán Korda's Film "Sanders of the River")

2:26
21

Shenandoah

3:19
22

Jes' Mah Song

2:31
23

De Ole Ark's A-Movering

1:04
24

Ezekiel Saw De Wheel

1:20
25

Joshua Fit De Battle Ob Jericho

2:00

Disc 5 of 7

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Dat's All, "Honey"

2:20
2

Gloomy Sunday, "Hungarian Suicide Song"

2:47
3

Show Boat, Act 1: "Ol' Man River" (Film Version)

2:39
4

Ah Still Suits Me (from the the 1936 James Whale's Film "Show Boat")

2:49
5

Sleepy River (from the 1936 James Elder Wills' Film "Song of Freedom")

3:05
6

Lonely Road (from the 1936 James Elder Wills' Film "Song of Freedom")

3:20
7

Song of Freedom (from the 1936 James Elder Wills' Film "Song of Freedom")

2:42
8

The Black Emperor (from the 1936 James Elder Wills' Film "Song of Freedom")

2:50
9

Mam'selle Marie

1:59
10

Dere's No Hidin' Place

0:55
11

Oh! No John

2:16
12

Passing By: "There is a lady sweet and kind"

2:25
13

Hammer Song

1:53
14

Lil' David

1:34
15

My Way (from the the 1937 Thornton Freeland's Film "Jericho")

2:52
16

Golden River (from the the 1937 Thornton Freeland's Film "Jericho")

2:07
17

Wagon Song, "Ho! Ho!" (from the the 1937 Robert Stevenson's Film "King Solomon's Mines")

2:13
18

The Mountain Song, "Climbing up" (from the the 1937 Robert Stevenson's Film "King Solomon's Mines")

3:14
19

Lazin' (from the 1937 James Elder Wills' Film "Big Fella")

2:51
20

I Don't Know What's Wrong

3:22
21

Roll up Sailorman (from the 1937 James Elder Wills' Film "Big Fella")

2:18
22

You Didn't Oughta Do Such Things

2:17
23

Deep Desert (from the the 1937 Thornton Freeland's Film "Jericho")

3:01
24

Sometimes I Feel Like a Motherless Child

2:24
25

Minstrel Man (Text by Langston Hughes)

0:30
26

The Wanderer

2:43

Disc 6 of 7

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Dere's a Man Goin' Round' Takin' Names

3:09
2

No More

2:30
3

Work All De Summer

1:36
4

Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel?

1:05
5

Stille Nacht, heilige Nacht (Sung in English)

3:27
6

All Through the Night

3:23
7

Solitude

3:34
8

Mood Indigo

3:20
9

Porgy and Bess, Act 1 Scene 1: "Summertime" (Clara)

2:38
10

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 1: "It Take a Long Pull to Get There" (Jake)

3:06
11

Porgy and Bess, Act 2 Scene 2: "It Ain't Necessarily So" (Sportin' Life)

2:34
12

Porgy and Bess, Act 1 Scene 1: "A Woman Is a Sometime Thing" (Jake)

2:22
13

7 Songs as Unpretentious as the Wild Rose: III. Just A-Wearyin' For You (Moderato)

2:38
14

Songs, Op. 29: I. At Dawning, I Love You, "When the down flames in the sky" (Con molta espressione)

2:25
15

Song of the Volga Boatmen

2:47
16

An Eriskay Love-Lilt

2:53
17

5 Popular Mexican Songs: I. Encantadora Maria

2:42
18

Goin' to Ride Up in De Chariot

1:02
19

Every Time I Feel de Spirit

1:18
20

Lay Down Late

2:27
21

Songs and Dances of Death: IV. The Field Marshal

2:22
22

David of the White Rock

3:26
23

Trees

2:29
24

Gypsy Songs, Op. 55, B. 104: IV. Songs My Mother Taught Me (Andante con moto) - arr. for Voice and Orchestra

2:14
25

Loch Lomond

2:38
26

Drink to Me Only With Thine Eyes

3:22

Disc 7 of 7

Track NumberTrack TitleTrack LengthTrack Price/Buy Link
1

Down de Lovers' Lane

2:28
2

5 Songs, Op. 1: No. 5, Berceuse, "Dors, mignon, près de ta mère!" (Sung in English)

2:06
3

Night (Russian Folk Song)

2:53
4

The Little Black Boy (Reading of William Blake's Poem)

2:18
5

Dear Old Southland

2:55
6

Jerusalem, on a Text by William Blake, Op. 208: "And did those feet in ancient time"

2:24
7

The Blind Ploughman

2:06
8

Chu Chin Chow, Act 2: The Cobbler's Song (Baba Mustafa)

2:06
9

Oh Could I But Express in Song

1:52
10

Love At My Heart

2:08
11

Nothin'

2:22
12

The Rosary: "The hours I spent with thee, dear heart"

1:40
13

A Perfect Day: "When you come to the end of a perfect day"

2:33
14

Absent: "Sometimes, between long shadows on the grass"

2:10
15

Black Eyes, Russian Gipsy Song (Arr. Rosa Newmarch)

2:32
16

Oh Promise Me: "Oh, promise me that someday you and I"

2:37
17

Plaisir d'amour: "Plaisir d'amour ne dure qu'un moment" (Molto lento)

3:40
18

Sylvia

1:59
19

She Is Far from the Land (Irish Folk Song)

2:50
20

Thora

3:27
21

3 Songs, Op. 3: No. 2, Now Sleeps, "Now sleeps the crimson petal" (Slow, with emphasis)

2:25
22

Sea Fever: "I must go down to the seas again" (Lento)

2:10
23

Ebenezer, "Ton-y Botel"

2:31
24

Hen Wlad fy Nhadau (National Anthem of Wales)

2:25
25

Deep River

2:28
26

Elijah, Op. 70, Pt. 2: No. 14, Aria, "Lord God of Abraham" - No. 11, Baal Chorus, "Baal, we cry to Thee" (Rehearsal)

2:18
Duration:
7:52:21
Genres:
Classical
℗ 2008 The copyright in this sound recording is owned by EMI Records Ltd.
© 2008 EMI Records Ltd.

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