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Show
Show Boat (55)
Music
Jerome Kern (657)
Lyrics
Oscar Hammerstein II (900)
Book
Oscar Hammerstein II (900)

Recording Details

Date
1932
Type
Audio / Studio Cast
Language
English
Lyrics
P.G. Wodehouse [1] (61)
Conductor
Victor Young (163)
Performer
Countess Olga Albani (2), James Melton (18), Helen Morgan (48), Frank Munn (6), Paul Robeson (50), Victor Young (163)
Shortcode
[r981]

Releases (6)

Format
4-78
Label
Columbia C 55
Released
1941
Notes
Reissued on the Columbia label after Columbia bought up Brunswick.
Lists
4 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl11124]
Disc 1 -- 55004
A. Overture -- Victor Young and His Orchestra (BX12230A)
B. Ol' Man River -- Paul Robeson (BX12096A)
Disc 2 -- 55005
A. Bill -- Helen Morgan (BX12161A)
B. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man -- Helen Morgan (BX12162A)
Disc 3 -- 55006
A. You Are Love -- James Melton (BX12094A)
B. Make Believe -- James Melton (BX12160A)
Disc 4 -- 55007
A. Why Do I Love You? -- Countess Albani and Frank Munn (BX12159A)
B. Finale -- Victor Young and His Orchestra with "Show Boat" Chorus (BX12231A)
Format
CD
Label
Naxos 8.120789
Released
2005
Barcode
636943278925
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Also Contains
Ol' Man River / Ah Still Suits Me - 1936 Paul Robeson
Show Boat - 1946 Broadway Cast
Lists
11 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl11337]
SHOW BOAT (1932 Studio Album)
1. Overture
2. Ol' Man River
3. Bill
4. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
5. You Are Love
6. Make Believe
7. Why Do I Love You?
8. Finale
SHOW BOAT (1936 film version)
9. Ah Still Suits Me (Paul Robeson & Elizabteh Welch)
SHOW BOAT (1946 Broadway Revival)
10. Overture
11. Cotton Blossom
12. Make Believe
13. Ol' Man River
14. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
15. Life Upon The Wicked Stage
16. You Are Love
17. Why Do I Love You
18. Bill
19. Nobody Else But Me
Title
The Ultimate Show Boat: Original Casts, Revivals, Film and Radio Productions and Significant Performances 1928–47
Format
2-CD
Label
Pavilion / Pearl GEMS 0060
Released
1999-10-19
Barcode
727031006022
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Also Contains
Show Boat - 1946 Broadway Cast
Show Boat - 1999 Compilation
Notes
Contains many tracks from various Show Boat recordings, including the 1932 Studio Cast & 1946 Broadway Cast.
Length
2:38:18
Lists
35 collectors / 6 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl3599]
DISC 1
1. Ol' Man River - Bing Crosby
2. Make Believe - Bing Crosby
3. Ol' Man River - Paul Robeson
4. Selection: Why Do I Love You?/Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man/You Are Love/Make Believe - Olive Kline/Lambert Murphy
5. Ol' Man River - Al Jolson
6. Bill - Helen Morgan
7. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man - Helen Morgan
8. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man - Tess Gardella
9. Ol' Man River - Jules Bledsoe
10. After The Ball - Henry Burr
11. Hello, Ma Baby/Goodbye My Lady Love - Joseph E. Howard
12. Overture - Brunswick Concert Orchestra/Victor Young
13. Ol' Man River - Paul Robeson
14. Bill - Helen Morgan
15. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man - Helen Morgan
16. You Are Love - James Melton
17. Make-Believe - James Melton
18. Why Do I Love You? - Countess Olga Albani/Frank Munn
19. Finale - 'Show Boat' Chorus
20. Ol' Man River - Paul Robeson
21. Ah Still Suits Me - Paul Robeson/Elisabeth Welch
22. Bill - Helen Morgan
DISC 2
1. Make Believe - Allan Jones
2. Why Do I Love You? - Allan Jones
3. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man - Irene Dunne/Charles Winninger
4. Show Boat: Scenario - Cleveland Orchestra/Artur Rodzinski
5. Ol' Man River - Todd Duncan
6. Overture - 'Show Boat' Orchestra/Edwin McArthur
7. Cotton Blossom - 'Show Boat' Chorus
8. Only Make Believe - Charles Fredericks/Jan Clayton
9. Ol' Man River - Kenneth Spencer
10. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man - Carol Bruce/Helen Dowdy/Kenneth Spencer
11. Life Upon The Wicked Stage - Colette Lyons
12. You Are Love - Charles Fredericks/Jan Clayton
13. Why Do I Love You? - Charles Fredericks/Jan Clayton
14. Bill - Carol Bruce
15. Nobody Else But Me - Jan Clayton
16. Ah Still Suits Me - Paul Robeson
17. Ol' Man River - Paul Robeson
Format
CD
Label
CBS Special Products A 55
Released
1990-10-03
Barcode
0079890005525
Audio
Mono
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# Tracks
8
Length
33:08
Lists
31 collectors / 5 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl630]
1. Overture
2. Ol' Man River
3. Bill
4. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
5. You Are Love
6. Make Believe
7. Why Do I Love You?
8. Finale
Format
LP
Label
Columbia Special Products AC 55
Released
1974
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Notes
First LP transfer of the original 78 RPM album.
Lists
19 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl9836]
Format
4-78
Label
Brunswick 20114/20115/20116/20117
Released
1932
# Tracks
8
Lists
2 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl11125]
20114:
A. Overture -- The Brunswick Concert Orchestra, conducted by Victor Young
B. Ol' Man River -- Paul Robeson
20115:
A. Bill -- Helen Morgan
B. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man -- Helen Morgan
20116:
A. You Are Love -- James Melton
B. Make-Believe -- James Melton
20117:
A. Why Do I Love You? -- Countess Olga Albani, Frank Dunn
B. Finale - The Brunswick Concert Orchestra

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