A Man and His Beliefs

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Legacy International not to be confused with Sony's reissue label, Legacy licensed 16 of Paul Robeson's 1930s EMI recordings for this disc, which features folk songs, vintage popular tunes such as Stephen Foster's "Old Folks At Home," and adaptations of spirituals, such as Turner Layton and Henry Creamer's "Dear Old Southland," based on "Deep River." Despite the suggestive album title, there is no political material. Robeson is given a supportive orchestral accompaniment, and his sonorous voice is as impressive as usual. The unimproved CD sound is only fair, with a scratchy, hissy background, and the album's sparse annotations -- no recording dates, no songwriter ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - William Ruhlmann
Legacy International not to be confused with Sony's reissue label, Legacy licensed 16 of Paul Robeson's 1930s EMI recordings for this disc, which features folk songs, vintage popular tunes such as Stephen Foster's "Old Folks At Home," and adaptations of spirituals, such as Turner Layton and Henry Creamer's "Dear Old Southland," based on "Deep River." Despite the suggestive album title, there is no political material. Robeson is given a supportive orchestral accompaniment, and his sonorous voice is as impressive as usual. The unimproved CD sound is only fair, with a scratchy, hissy background, and the album's sparse annotations -- no recording dates, no songwriter credits -- mark this as a low-budget effort.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/1/2000
  • Label: Legacy
  • UPC: 076637044229
  • Catalog Number: 442

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Mammy (3:46)
  2. 2 Nothin' (2:20)
  3. 3 The Blind Ploughman (2:05)
  4. 4 Snowball (3:16)
  5. 5 Old Folks at Home (3:18)
  6. 6 Poor Old Joe (Old Black Joe) (3:06)
  7. 7 Lonesome Road (2:43)
  8. 8 Dear Old Southland (2:54)
  9. 9 Sleepy Time Down South (3:24)
  10. 10 Loch Lomand (2:38)
  11. 11 Roll Away Clouds (3:11)
  12. 12 Ho Ho (Wagon Song) (2:10)
  13. 13 Just Keepin' On (3:08)
  14. 14 Climbing Up (3:10)
  15. 15 Down de Lover's Lane (3:01)
  16. 16 All Through the Night (3:17)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Paul Robeson Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Stephen Foster Composer
Hoagy Carmichael Composer
Fats Waller Composer
Gene Austin Composer
Henry Creamer Composer
Turner Layton Composer
Leon René Composer
Nat Shilkret Composer
Mischa Spoliansky Composer
Clarence Muse Composer
Otis Rene Composer
Desmond Carter Composer
Coningsby Clarke Composer
A. Phillips Composer
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