Friday, September 25, 2015

Paul Robeson?! Hear Frank Sinatra Give the Definitive Interpretation of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II’s Ol’ Man River (1963)

Re-posted by Nicholas Stix

This version is from the 1963 album The Concert Sinatra, whih also contains the definitive interpretation of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s “Soliloquy” (My Boy Bill).


Published on Mar 15, 2012 by hypherism.

[Previously, in this series:

“Frank Sinatra: My Shining Hour (Video, from Trilogy: Past Present Future)”;

“Hear Frank Sinatra Sing Arlen & Mercer’s Come Rain or Shine”;

“Hear Frank Sinatra Sing the Quintessential Version of Harold Arlen & Johnny Mercer’s ‘One for My Baby (and One More, for the Road)’”;

“Hear Frank Sinatra Sing the Classic Harold Arlen/Johnny Mercer Torch Song, ‘Blues in the Night’”;

“Frank Sinatra: Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer’s Stormy Weather (Video)”;

“Frank Sinatra Live! Medley of The Gal That Got Away and It Never Entered My Mind, Performed in 1980 at Carnegie Hall (Great Quality Video of a Grand Performance!)”; and

“Frank Sinatra: Here's That Rainy Day (Jimmy Van Heusen/Johnny Burke)”; and

“Frank Sinatra’s Revelatory, 1962 Performance of Kern and Fields’ The Way You Look Tonight.”

1 comment:

John Linzmayer said...

Yes; PAUL ROBINSON! I wish people like you could view yourselves objectively from outside of yourselves -- you all would cringe and vomit. You are intellectually bizarre view of life has smothered your humaneness. I feel sorry for you.

I wish you well; that is, to become well. Peace. :-)