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Voice of the Mississippi: 20 Great Songs
     

The Voice of the Mississippi: 20 Great Songs

by Paul Robeson
 
This is one of many compilations drawn from Paul Robeson's 1930s recordings for the British EMI label. Despite being referred to in the skimpy, often inaccurate liner notes as a "selection of his greatest performances," it mixes some of his best -- including "Ol' Man River" -- with the sometimes second-rate material he was given to record. Still, with 20 tracks and a

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This is one of many compilations drawn from Paul Robeson's 1930s recordings for the British EMI label. Despite being referred to in the skimpy, often inaccurate liner notes as a "selection of his greatest performances," it mixes some of his best -- including "Ol' Man River" -- with the sometimes second-rate material he was given to record. Still, with 20 tracks and a running time near 58 minutes, it is an adequate collection if purchased for a discount price. Don't spring for it as a high-priced import, however...

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Release Date:
07/15/1997
Label:
Prism Platinum
UPC:
5014293611923
catalogNumber:
119

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