Look up album R-004(a)


Album title: Paul Robeson: Favorite Songs
Album ID: R-004(a)
Publisher: Monitor MP 580

Contents:


Title: A Din Toyre Mit Got -- אַ דין-תּורה מיט גאָט
Also known as: Berditshiver Kadish
Also known as: Kaddish Of Levi Yitskhok
Also known as: Levi Yitskhoks Kadish
Also known as: Dem Berditshevers Rovs Kadish
Author: Barditshever, Reb Levi Yitskhok -- באַרדיטשעװער, רעב לוי יצחק
Composer: Barditshever, Reb Levi Yitskhok -- באַרדיטשעװער, רעב לוי יצחק
Genre: Khasidic/Faith/
Subject: Disputation/God/Faith/Kaddish
Song Comment: Words and music traditionally credited to Rev Levi Yitskhok
Origin: Kotlyan 29/Alb A-053(a)
Transliteration: Kotlyan 29/Alb L-004(a)/Alb B-001(a)/Alb A-053(a)
Translation: Kotlyan 29/Alb L-004(a)/Alb Z-010(b)/Alb B-001(a)/Alb S-086(a)/Alb A-053(a)
Music: Kotlyan 25
Additional song notes: A Dispute With God
On album: R-004(a) (Paul Robeson: Favorite Songs)
Track ID: 105
Artist Robeson, Paul
Artist Engel, Yoel -- ענגעל, יואל
First line: A good day to Thee, Lord God Almighty, I, Levi Isaac...
Track comment: Recorded under title "Hassidic Chant: Kaddish"
Language: English
Style: Concert

Title: Hammer Song (Eng)
On album: R-004(a) (Paul Robeson: Favorite Songs)
Track ID: 6066
Artist Robeson, Paul
Artist Terry, Sonny, harmonica
Artist McGhee, Browie, guitar
First line: In this hand a hammer, ... John Henry said,

Title: Jacob's Ladder (Eng)
On album: R-004(a) (Paul Robeson: Favorite Songs)
Track ID: 7596
Artist Robeson, Paul
First line: We are climbin' Jacob's ladder, we are climbin' Jacob's...

Title: Joe Hill
Author: Hayes, Alfred
Composer: Robinson, Earl
Genre: Labor
Subject: Workers/Organization/Immortality
Origin: Kinderland 18
On album: R-004(a) (Paul Robeson: Favorite Songs)
Track ID: 7654
Vocal Robeson, Paul
Piano Booth, Alan, piano
First line: I dreamed I saw Joe Hill, alive as you and me,

Title: Scandalize My Name (Eng)
On album: R-004(a) (Paul Robeson: Favorite Songs)
Track ID: 13271
Vocal Robeson, Paul
Arranger Burleigh, Harry Thacker
First line: I meta my brother the other day, I gave him my righta hand,
Language: English

Title: Songs My Mother Taught Me (Eng)
On album: R-004(a) (Paul Robeson: Favorite Songs)
Track ID: 14633
Composer Dvorak
Artist Robeson, Paul
First line: Songs my mother taught me, in the days long...

Title: Stand Still, Jordan (Eng)
On album: R-004(a) (Paul Robeson: Favorite Songs)
Track ID: 14673
Artist Robeson, Paul
First line: Stand still, Jordan, stand still, Jordan,

Title: Swing Low, Sweet Chariot (Eng)
On album: R-004(a) (Paul Robeson: Favorite Songs)
Track ID: 14753
Artist Robeson, Paul
First line: Swing low, sweet chariot, comin' for to cary me home,

Title: Takin' Names (Eng)
On album: R-004(a) (Paul Robeson: Favorite Songs)
Track ID: 14779
Artist Robeson, Paul
First line: There's a man goin' round takin names,

Title: The Minstrel Boy (Eng)
On album: R-004(a) (Paul Robeson: Favorite Songs)
Track ID: 15143
Author Moore, Thomas
Artist Robeson, Paul
Artist Booth, Alan, piano
First line: The minstrel boy to the war is gone, In the ranks of...
Track comment: English Balland

Title: The Orphan (Russian)
On album: R-004(a) (Paul Robeson: Favorite Songs)
Track ID: 15162
Composer Mussorgsky, Modest
Artist Robeson, Paul
Artist Booth, Alan, piano

Title: Vi Azoy Trinkt A Keyser Tey? -- װי אַזױ טרינקט אַ קיסר טײ?
Also known as: Vi Azoy Lebt Der Keyser ?
Also known as: How The Kaiser Drinks Tea
Also known as: Rabosi
Genre: Humorous/Satirical/Folk
Subject: Emperor/Question/Tea/Sugar/Potatoes/Butter/Sleep/Soldiers
Origin: Vinkov 3 47/SM 40
Transliteration: Alb K-030(a)/Vinkov 3 47/SM 40
Translation: Alb K-030(a)/Vinkov 3 47
Music: Vinkov 3 46/SM 40
On album: R-004(a) (Paul Robeson: Favorite Songs)
Track ID: 16549
Artist Robeson, Paul
Artist Brown, Lawrence, piano
First line: Rabosay, rabosay, khakhomim un a breg, kh'vel aykh fregn,
First line (Yiddish):רבּותי, רבּות, חכמים און אַ ברעג, כ'װעל אײַך פֿרעגן, כ'װעל אײַך...
Track comment: Recorded under title "Vi Azoy Lebt Der Keyser"
Language: Yiddish

Title: Witness (Eng)
On album: R-004(a) (Paul Robeson: Favorite Songs)
Track ID: 17027
Artist Robeson, Paul and Lawrence Brown
Artist Brown, Lawrence, arr., piano
First line: Now my soul is a witness, yes, my soul is a witness,

Title: Wanderer (Eng)
On album: R-004(a) (Paul Robeson: Favorite Songs)
Track ID: 16886
Artist Robeson, Paul
Artist Palmgren, S., arr
First line: O grieve you now my mother, and shed your tears for me,
Track comment: Translation from Finnish folk song

Title: Water Me From The Lime Rock (Eng)
On album: R-004(a) (Paul Robeson: Favorite Songs)
Track ID: 16901
Artist Robeson, Paul
First line: Water boy, water me from the lime rock,

Title: Zog Nit Keyn Mol -- זאָג ניט קײן מאָל
Also known as: Shir Hapartizanim
Also known as: Partisaner Lid
Also known as: Partisan Song
Also known as: Al Na Tomar
Also known as: Never Say
Author: Glik, Hirsh -- גליק, הירש (1922-1944)
Composer: Pokras, Dan -- פּאָקראַס, דאַן
Composer: Pokras, Dimitri -- פּאָקראַס, דימעטרי
Genre: World War II/Holocaust/Resistance
Subject: Survival/Resistance/Hope
Origin: Ephemera 1203/ Kaczer 3/ML WAH 94/Alb M-029(a)/Alb V-001(a)/Vinkov 4 65
Transliteration: ML WAH 94/Alb G-010(g)/Alb S-083(a)/Alb F-018(b)/Alb G-005(b)/Vinkov 4 65
Translation: Ephemera 1204/Alb G-006(b)/ML WAH 94/Alb S-083(a)/Alb D-004(g)/Vonkov IV 65
Music: ML WAH 94/Alb Z-012(a)/Rubin Voi 85/Vinkov 4 65/Kaczer 361
Additional song notes: Never Say Hebrew Adaptation with Album Notes V-001(b) and Ephemera 1203
On album: R-004(a) (Paul Robeson: Favorite Songs)
Track ID: 18166
Artist Robeson, Paul
Artist Brown, Lawrence, arr
Artist Booth, Alan, piano
First line: Never say that you have reached the very end, while leaden..
First line:זאָג ניט קײן מאָל אַז דו גײסט דעם לעצטן װעג. כאָטש הימלען...
Language: English/Yiddish

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