Various ‎– Porgy And Bess (Original Sound Track Recording)

CBS Masterworks ‎– OS 2016
Vinyl, LP, Album, Stereo, Reissue


A1 Overture
A2 Summertime
A3 A Woman Is A Sometime Thing
The Wake:
A4 Gone, Gone, Gone
A5 Porgy's Prayer
A6 My Man's Gone Now
A7 I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'
A8 Bess, You Is My Woman Now
B1 Morning
B2 Catfish Row
B3 I Can't Sit Down
B4 It Ain't Necessarily So
B5 I Ain't Got No Shame
B6 What You Want With Bess?
Street Cries:
B7 Strawberry Woman
B8 Crab Man
B9 I Loves You, Porgy
B10 A Red-Headed Woman
B11 Clara, Clara
B12 There's A Boat That's Leavin' Soon For New York
B13 Oh, Where's My Bess?
B14 I'm On My Way



An Original Sound Track Recording.
The Samuel Goldwyn Motion Picture Production of "Porgy And Bess"

Featuring the Original Sound Track Performances and Cab Calloway as "Sportin' Life"

For this 1959 movie, Sidney Poitier's singing voice was dubbed by Robert McFerrin. Although the role of "Sportin' Life" is performed by <a href=>Sammy Davis Jr.</a> in the movie, for contractual reasons his role is performed here by Cab Calloway.

Includes a plastic Columbia inner sleeve.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout: XSM 45953-2C
  • Matrix / Runout: XXSM-45954-2H
  • Other (Alternate Runout Stamp, Side 1): XSM 45953-2A
  • Other (Alternate Runout Stamp, Side 2): XXSM 45954-2E COLUMBIA NY

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