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Digital Reviews

No Finer Bass Voice

September 2019

EMI Classics has just released Paul Robeson: The Complete EMI Sessions 1928-1939 ($85.98), a seven-CD set featuring 170 digitally remastered tracks that include American plantation songs and spirituals, British folk songs, art songs, and popular hits of the day, such as “Ol’ Man River” from Show Boat. Robeson recorded this diverse repertoire for EMI’s HMV label while living in London.