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A Visit with Earl Robinson (1965)

Profile of composer Earl Robinson, who sings and plays the piano, and discusses his career. Robinson performs the entire "Ballad for Americans," accompanying himself on piano. Robinson ... See full summary »

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Profile of composer Earl Robinson, who sings and plays the piano, and discusses his career. Robinson performs the entire "Ballad for Americans," accompanying himself on piano. Robinson discusses his work for The Federal Theater Project (1936) collecting folk songs, and the first performance over CBS Radio of "Ballad for Americans", sung by Paul Robeson and choir, a huge success. He also performs his "The House I Live In" and "Black and White." Written by Stephan Chodorov, writer

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composer | political theatre | See All (2) »

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18 July 1965 (USA)  »

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$100,000 (estimated)
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