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Paul Leroy Robeson ( /ˈroʊbsən/ ROHB-sən April 9, 1898 – January 23, 1976) was an American singer and actor who was a political activist for the Civil Rights Movement. Although Robeson achieved artistic and financial success, the Spanish Civil War effectuated his deprecation of his commercial career in order to proselytize against Fascism and social injustices. Consequently, his advocacy of anti-imperialism, affiliation with Communism, and his criticism of the US government would bring retribution and public condemnation during the the age of McCarthyism. He was blacklisted, and to his financial and social detriment, he remained recalcitrant and against the direction of US policies. Health reasons later is his life forced him to retire privately, but he remained unapologetic for the unpopular political stances he took in his life which made a virtual social outcast.

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The Social Power of Music [2019]

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Joe Hill3:00

Hits of the 1920s [2014]

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Ol Man River4:01

West Virginia Jazz [2013]

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Ol Man River4:01

Wish You Were Here [2013]

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Ol' Man River3:50

Black Historian [2012]

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Joe Hill3:28

Spirituals [2012]

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Swing Low, Sweet Chariot2:51

I Love the Movies [2011]

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Ol' Man River2:33

Transports of Delight [2006]

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Wagon Wheels3:22

Linger Awhile [2004]

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Ol' Man River4:10

Days Gone By [2003]

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Ol' Man River2:49

Black & Proud [2002]

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Ol' Man River4:04

Crooners [Prestige] [2002]

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Ol' Man River2:34

Show Boat [Prism] [2002]

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I Still Suits Me2:44

Vanguard: Roots of Folk [2002]

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Joe Hill2:56

Harlem in My Heart [2001]

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I Still Suits Me2:53

Gospel Train [1999]

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Ol' Man River3:10

49 Golden Treasures [1998]

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St. Louis Blues3:44

Peace Arch Concerts [1998]

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Joe Hill3:13
Ol' Man River2:06

Hits of '31 [1997]

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Rockin' Chair3:30

Hollywood Musical [1996]

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Ol' Man River4:08

Le Cinema a 100 Ans [1996]

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Ol' Man River3:57

The Political Years [1996]

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Joe Hill3:33
Ol' Man River2:05

Riverboat Shuffle [1994]

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Ol' Man River3:55

Showstoppers [RCA] [1989]

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Ol' Man River 

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