Various ‎– Rhapsodies in Black: Music and Words From the Harlem Renaissance

Rhino Records (2) ‎– R2 79874
4 × CD, Compilation
Box Set


1-1 Quincy Jones The Negro Speaks Of Rivers
1-2 Duke Ellington Cotton Club Stomp
1-3 James Price Johnson The Harlem Strut
1-4 Bert Williams Brother Low Down
1-5 Wally Famous Amos Letter From Aaron Douglas To Langston Hughes
1-6 Ethel Waters There'll Be Some Changes Made
1-7 Eubie Blake Sounds Of Africa
1-8 Mamie Smith Sweet Man O Mine
1-9 Branford Marsalis The Weary Blues
1-10 Ida Cox Blues Ain't Nothin Else But!
1-11 Clarence Williams' Blue Five Kansas City Man Blues
1-12 Wilbur C. Sweatman's Original Jazz Band* Indianola
1-13 Rosa Henderson Hard Hearted Hannah
1-14 Angela Bassett Sonnet To A Negro In Harlem
1-15 Bessie Smith St. Louis Blues
1-16 Fletcher Henderson Copenhagen
1-17 Clarence Williams' Blue Five Cake Walking Babies From Home
1-18 Darius Rucker Long Gone
1-19 Trixie Smith Railroad Blues
2-1 Carl Hancock Rux Smoke, Lillies And Jade
2-2 Cleo Brown Lookie Lookie Lookie Here Comes Cookie
2-3 Paul Whiteman Charleston
2-4 Fred Longshaw Chili Pepper
2-5 Perry Bradford Jazz Phools Lucy Long
2-6 Ma Rainey Chain Gang Blues
2-7 Sylvia Rhone Mother To Sun
2-8 Paul Robeson Deep River
2-9 Duke Ellington East St. Louis Toodle-O
2-10 Thomas Morris Lazy Drag
2-11 Debbie Allen How It Feels To Be Colored Me
2-12 Savoy Bearcats Sengalese Stomp
2-13 Paul Whiteman After You've Gone
2-14 Margaret Johnson (5) Dead Drunk Blues
2-15 Lou Rawls No Images
2-16 Lonnie Johnson (2) Woke Up With The Blues In My Fingers
2-17 Gladys Bentley Worried Blues
2-18 Frankie Trumbauer Humpty Dumpty
2-19 Johnny Dunn Ham And Eggs
2-20 Alberta Hunter Sugar
3-1 Ice-T If We Must Die
3-2 Leadbelly Honey, I'm All Out And Down
3-3 Victoria Spivey My Handy Man
3-4 Louis Armstrong Ain't Misbehavin'
3-5 Lonnie Johnson (2), Blind Willie Dunn A Handfull Of Riffs
3-6 Cecil Scott Bright Boy Blues
3-7 Joshua Redman The Debt
3-8 Fats Waller Harlem Fuss
3-9 Bessie Smith Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out
3-10 Jimmy Johnson* Fare Thee Honey Blues
3-11 Gregory Hines Soon
3-12 Fats Waller Smashing Thirds
3-13 Fess Williams Do Shuffle
3-14 McKinney's Cotton Pickers Wherever There's A Will, Baby
3-15 Chocolate Dandies Dee Blues
3-16 Chuck D Odyssey Of Big Boy
3-17 Cab Calloway Minnie The Moocher The Ho De Ho Song
3-18 Luis Russell Panama
3-19 Ted Lewis Royal Garden Blues
3-20 August Wilson America
3-21 Josh White Jesus Gonna Make Up My Dying Bed
4-1 Alfre Woodard I Want To Die While You Love Me
4-2 Ethel Waters Stormy Weather
4-3 Cab Calloway Corrine Corrina
4-4 Sidney Bechet Sweetie Dear
4-5 LeVar Burton The Damnation Of Woman
4-6 Adelaide Hall Baby
4-7 Leo Reisman & Harold Arlen Happy As The Day Is Long
4-8 The Spirits Of Rhythm I Got Rhythm
4-9 Chick Webb Let's Get Together
4-10 Veronica Chambers Their Eyes Were Watching God
4-11 Buck & Bubbles* Lady Be Good
4-12 Benny Carter Symphony In Riffs
4-13 Mezz Mezzrow Sendin' The Vipers
4-14 Fletcher Henderson Down South Camp Meetin'
4-15 Coolio The Day Breakers
4-16 Tiny Bradshaw She'll Be Coming 'Round The Mountain
4-17 Claude Hopkins Minor Mania
4-18 Eartha Kitt Sensemaya Chant For Killing A Snake
4-19 Duke Ellington Symphony In Black
4-20 Willie 'The Lion' Smith* Echoes Of Spring
4-21 Teddy Hill Lookie, Lookie, Lookie Here Comes Cookie
4-22 George Duke The Negro Artist And The Racial Mountain
4-23 Teddy Wilson It Never Dawned On Me
4-24 Georgia White Honey Dripper Blues
4-25 Louis Armstrong I'm In The Mood For Love


Four Discs in Box + Book

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Printed): 0 8122-79874-2 8
  • Barcode (Scanned): 081227987428