Paul Robeson

Lazy Bones (Paul Robeson)

“Lazy Bones” Sheet Music (pdf). “Lazy Bones” Karaoke (midi with lyrics). Performer: Paul Robeson. Lyrics: Johnny Mercer. Tune: Hoagy Carmichael. Lazy bones, sleepin’ in the sun. How you ’spec’ to get your day’s work done? Never get your day’s work done Sleepin’ in the noon-day sun. Lazy bones, sleepin’ in the shade. How you ’spec’ …

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I Still Suits Me (Paul Robeson)

“I Still Suits Me” Sheet Music (pdf). “I Still Suits Me” Karaoke (midi with lyrics). Performer: Paul Robeson. Lyrics: Oscar Hammerstein II. Tune: Jerome Kern. [Joe] Keep on a-naggin’ ’N bully-raggin’ ’N criticizin’ ’N call me pizin’ Ah ain’t apologizin’, No siree No matter what you say I still suits me De rag yo’re chewin’ …

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John Brown’s Body (Paul Robeson)

“John Brown’s Body” Sheet Music (pdf). “John Brown’s Body” Karaoke (midi with lyrics). Performer: Paul Robeson. Lyrics: 2nd Infantry Battalion of the Massachusetts Militia. Tune: “Say Brothers, Will You Meet Us.” John Brown’s body lies a-mouldering in the grave, John Brown’s body lies a-mouldering in the grave, John Brown’s body lies a-mouldering in the grave, …

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Jerusalem (Paul Robeson)

“Jerusalem” Sheet Music (pdf). “Jerusalem” Karaoke (midi with lyrics). Performer: Paul Robeson. Lyrics: William Blake. Tune: Hubert Parry. And did those feet in ancient time Walk upon England’s mountains green? And was the Holy Lamb of God On England’s pleasant pastures seen? And did the countenance divine Shine forth upon our clouded hills? And was …

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It Ain’t Necessarily So (Paul Robeson)

“It Ain’t Necessarily So” Sheet Music (pdf). “It Ain’t Necessarily So” Karaoke (midi with lyrics). Performer: Paul Robeson. Lyrics: Ira Gershwin. Tune: George Gershwin. It ain’t necessarily so, It ain’t necessarily so, De t’ings dat yo’ li’ble To read in de Bible, It ain’t necessarily so. L’il David was small but oh my! L’il David …

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In the Evening by the Moonlight (Paul Robeson)

“In the Evening by the Moonlight” Sheet Music (pdf). “In the Evening by the Moonlight” Karaoke (midi with lyrics). Performer: Paul Robeson. Lyrics: James Bland. Tune: James Bland. In the evening by the moonlight, You could hear us darkies singing. In the evening by the moonlight, You could hear the banjos ringing. How the old …

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Anthem of the USSR (Paul Robeson)

“Anthem of the USSR” Sheet Music (pdf). “Anthem of the USSR” Karaoke (midi with lyrics). Performer: Paul Robeson. Lyrics: Gabriel El-Registan and Sergey Mikhalkov. English Lyrics: Hy Zaret. Tune: Alexander Alexandrov. United forever in friendship and labor, Our mighty republics will ever endure! The great Soviet Union will live through the ages, The dream of …

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Ballad for Americans (Paul Robeson)

“Ballad for Americans” Sheet Music (pdf). “Ballad for Americans” Karaoke (midi with lyrics) – Part 1. “Ballad for Americans” Karaoke (midi with lyrics) – Part 2. Performer: Paul Robeson. Lyrics: John La Touche. Tune: Earl Robinson. In ’Seventy-Six, the sky was red, Thunder rumbling overhead, Bad King George couldn’t sleep in his bed, And on …

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The Four Generals (Paul Robeson)

“The Four Generals” Sheet Music (pdf). “The Four Generals” Karaoke (midi with lyrics). Performer: Paul Robeson. Lyrics: Spanish Loyalist Song. Tune: Federico García Lorca. The four insurgent generals, The four insurgent generals, The four insurgent generals, Mamita mia, Tis true they betrayed you, Tis true they betrayed you. But your courageous children, But your courageous …

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Four Rivers (Paul Robeson)

“Four Rivers” Sheet Music (pdf). “Four Rivers” Karaoke (midi with lyrics). Performer: Paul Robeson. Lyrics: Edward Eliscu and Henry Myers. Tune: Jay Gorney. Here’s the story of the four rivers That the eyes of the world are on. They’re called the Thames, the Mississippi, And the Yangtze, and the Don. Oh, the four rivers, apart …

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All Men Are Brothers (Paul Robeson)

“All Men Are Brothers” Sheet Music (pdf). “All Men Are Brothers” Karaoke (midi with lyrics). Performer: Paul Robeson. Lyrics: Friedrich Schiller. Tune: Ludwig van Beethoven. Brother, sing thy country’s anthem; Shout your land’s undying fame; Light the wondrous tale of nations With your people’s golden name; Tell your father’s noble story; Raise on high your …

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The Battle Hymn of ’48 (Paul Robeson)

“The Battle Hymn of ’48” Sheet Music (pdf). “The Battle Hymn of ’48” Karaoke (midi with lyrics). Performer: Paul Robeson. Lyrics: Bryant M. French. Tune: Traditional. There’s a fresh breeze a-blowing All across this mighty land, And it sings of peace and progress And prosperity at hand With security and plenty For the people to …

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