"Ol' Man River" (music by Jerome Kern, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II) is a song in the 1927 musical Show Boat that contrasts the struggles and hardships of African Americans with the endless, uncaring flow of the Mississippi River; it is sung from the point of view of a black stevedore on a showboat, and is the most famous song from the show. The song was first performed in the original stage production of Show Boat on December 27, 1927, by Jules Bledsoe, who also sang it in the part-talkie 1929 film, although that film version had little to do with the stage musical. Bledsoe also recorded the song years later. However, the most famous rendition of it, one that is still noted today, was sung by Paul Robeson in James Whale's classic 1936 film version of Show Boat. The song became an American classic, and was performed by many musicians and musical groups, including Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra, Bing Crosby, Frank Sinatra, Harry James, Gordon MacRae, Robert Merrill, Sam Cooke, Sammy Davis, Jr., Al Jolson, Screaming Jay Hawkins, Cilla Black, Melanie, Django Reinhardt, Ray Charles, Cher, Jim Croce. . .https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ol%27_Man_River Здесь вы можете слушать онлайн Al Hirt, Al Jolson, Andrea Bocelli, Aretha Franklin, Bix Beiderbecke, Cher, Child, Cilla Black, Don Shirley, Earl Grant, Ed Ames, Erroll Garner, Fausto Papetti, Frank Sinatra, Gene Ammons, Gordon MacRae, Herb Alpert, Hugo Strasser, Jack Hylton, Jane Siberry, Jeff Beck, Jerome Kern, Jesse Belvin, Jim Croce, Jimmy Smith, Joe Williams, Les Doigts de l'Homme, Lou Rawls, Melanie, Norman Candler, Oscar Peterson, Paul Robeson, Potliquor, Ray Charles, Ruth Brown, Sam Butera, Sam Cooke, Sammy Davis, Jr., Stéphane Grappelli, The Beach Boys, The Caravans, The Dave Brubeck Quartet, The King Sisters, The Ravens, The Spotnicks, The Temptations, mp3 бесплатно и без регистрации.