Abel Meeropol

Real Name:
Abel Meeropol
Profile:
American songwriter and writer who worked under the pseudonym Lewis Allan.
Born 10th February 1903; died 30th October 1986, Longmeadow, Mass.
Adopted in 1957 the sons of Ethel and Julius Rosenberg, who were executed for passing atomic secrets to Soviet Union.
Wrote the anti-lynching poem "Strange Fruit" which was later set to music for and made famous by Billie Holiday, then, in 1980, by UB40.
Two other famous songs are "The House That I Live In" (performed by Frank Sinatra) and "Apples, Peaches and Cherries". The latter song became famous in France in its translation by Sacha Distel under the title "Scoubidou".
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CS 9373 Abel Meeropol - Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory album art Anita Bryant The House I Live In (That's America To Me) (as Lewis Allen) Anita Bryant - Mine Eyes Have Seen The Glory(LP) Columbia CS 9373 US 1966 Sell This Version
SM 3289 Abel Meeropol - 10 Fabulous Recordings Of The Forties album art Billie Holiday Strange Fruit (as Allan Lewis) Billie Holiday - 10 Fabulous Recordings Of The Forties(LP, Comp) Joker (2), International Joker Production SM 3289 Italy 1973 Sell This Version
Abel Meeropol - The Essential Lady Day album art Billie Holiday Strange Fruit (as Allan) Billie Holiday - The Essential Lady Day (Comp) Charly Records Europe 1996 Sell This Version
RS7-029-1 / DCD1-5731 Abel Meeropol - The Sunset Strings Play Inspirational Favorites album art The Sunset Strings The House I Live In (That's America To Me) (as Allan) The Sunset Strings - The Sunset Strings Play Inspirational Favorites(CD, Album) Reader's Digest RS7-029-1 / DCD1-5731 US 1996 Sell This Version
Abel Meeropol - Strange Fruit album art Sting and Gil Evans Strange Fruit (as G. Allan) Sting and Gil Evans - Strange Fruit (Album) ITM Records (2) Germany 1997 Sell This Version
thi 57053.2 Abel Meeropol - The Church With One Bell album art John Martyn Strange Fruit (as L. Allan) John Martyn - The Church With One Bell(CD, Album) Thirsty Ear thi 57053.2 US 1998 Sell This Version
314 559 693-2 Abel Meeropol - 4 By 4 album art Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Dinah Washington Strange Fruit Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan, Dinah Washington - 4 By 4(CD, Comp, Club) Verve Records 314 559 693-2 US 1999 Sell This Version
SMG 045 Abel Meeropol - Infernal Command album art Vöetsek Strange Fruit Vöetsek - Infernal Command(CD, Album) Selfmadegod Records SMG 045 Poland 2008 Sell This Version
Abel Meeropol - Strange Fruit album art Broken.Heart.Collector Strange Fruit Broken.Heart.Collector - Strange Fruit Rock Is Hell Records Austria 2008 Sell This Version
rhiz#10 Abel Meeropol - The Risk Of Burns Exist album art Various Strange Fruit Various - The Risk Of Burns Exist(CD, Comp) Rhiz Records rhiz#10 Austria 2008 Sell This Version
TC2 53839, TCE2 53840 Abel Meeropol - Best Of The Blues album art Various Strange Fruit Various - Best Of The Blues(3xCD, Comp + Box, Tin) Madacy, Madacy TC2 53839, TCE2 53840 Canada 2008 Sell This Version
Abel Meeropol - Radio Radio: Theme Time Radio Hour Volume 4 album art Bob Dylan / Various Strange Fruit Bob Dylan / Various - Radio Radio: Theme Time Radio Hour Volume 4 (Comp) Music Melon Europe 2010 Sell This Version
Abel Meeropol - Radiodream album art radio.string.quartet.vienna Strange Fruit (as Meeropol) radio.string.quartet.vienna - Radiodream (Album) ACT (4) Germany 2011 Sell This Version
PR 1402-CD25 Abel Meeropol - Liberté album art Nicolas Kummert Voices Strange Fruit (as A. Meeropol) Nicolas Kummert Voices - Liberté(CD, Album) Prova Records PR 1402-CD25 Belgium 2014 Sell This Version
YAR09272-004V1 Abel Meeropol - Sophisticated Lady Jazz Quartet Volume 1 album art Sophisticated Lady Jazz Quartet Strange Fruit Sophisticated Lady Jazz Quartet - Sophisticated Lady Jazz Quartet Volume 1(LP, Album) Yarlung Records YAR09272-004V1 Germany 2015 Sell This Version
Abel Meeropol - Carthage album art Ides Of Gemini Strange Fruit Ides Of Gemini - Carthage (Single) Magic Bullet Records US 2015 Sell This Version
CD LR 735 Abel Meeropol - Floating...Visions Of Billie Holiday album art Chiara Liuzzi Vision Of Strange Fruit Chiara Liuzzi - Floating...Visions Of Billie Holiday(CD, Album) Leo Records CD LR 735 UK 2015 Sell This Version
OJS-BH-2 Abel Meeropol - Don't Explain - Plays The Music Of Billie Holiday (Original Jazz Series) album art Noël Akchoté Strange Fruit Noël Akchoté - Don't Explain - Plays The Music Of Billie Holiday (Original Jazz Series)(28xFile, FLAC, MP3, Album, 320) Noël Akchoté Downloads OJS-BH-2 France 2015
none Abel Meeropol - Nameless album art Dominique Fils-Aimé Strange Fruit Dominique Fils-Aimé - Nameless(LP, Album) Ensoul Records none Canada 2018 Sell This Version
V-8098, MGV-8098 Abel Meeropol - Jazz Recital album art Billie Holiday, Ralph Burns Strange Fruit (as Allan) Billie Holiday, Ralph Burns - Jazz Recital(LP, Comp, Mono, RE) Verve Records, Verve Records V-8098, MGV-8098 US Unknown Sell This Version
WSC 99002, CD 99002 Abel Meeropol - The Lady Sings The Blues album art Billie Holiday Strange Fruit Billie Holiday - The Lady Sings The Blues(CD, Comp) World Star Collection, SPA WSC 99002, CD 99002 Europe Unknown Sell This Version