Song of the Plains; Native Land

Song of the Plains; Native Land

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Description (Brief)

Paul Robeson. side 1: Songs of the Plains; side 2: Native Land (Columbia 17359-D), from the album, Songs of Free Men (Columbia M-534).
78 rpm. Both tracks were recorded in 1942. This album was released in 1943.

The cover art for this album was made by Alex Steinweiss. Alexander “Alex” Steinweiss (1917-2011) was an American artist and graphic designer. He was the first art director of Columbia Records, expanding the use of album covers and cover art. Steinweiss created album cover art from 1938 to 1973.

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Robeson, Paul
place made
United States
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
shellac (overall material)
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
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Credit Line
Gift of Lillian S. Kaplan
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