Lyrics & Knowledge Personal Pages Record Shop Auction Links Radio & Media Kids Membership Help
The Mudcat Cafesj

User Name Thread Name Subject Posted
richd Stories about Paul Robeson (53* d) RE: Stories about Paul Robeson 26 Jan 05

the time when Paul Robeson sang to a hall full of Welsh People over the telephone was when he was banned from leaving the US in the 1950s. He was due to sing at a Miner's Eistedfodd in Porthcawl, but was unable to travel. So a telephone lin up was arranged. This took place on 5 Ocober 1957. William Paynter, the Preident of the south Wales National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) said: 'we are happy that it has been possible for us to arange that you speak and sing to us today. We would be far happier if you were with us in person'. The Treorchy Male Voice choir also sang in response. There were 5000 people there, and the recording was released by the NUM. There are five songs on it. It's very good.

Post to this Thread -

Back to the Main Forum Page

By clicking on the User Name, you will requery the forum for that user. You will see everything that he or she has posted with that Mudcat name.

By clicking on the Thread Name, you will be sent to the Forum on that thread as if you selected it from the main Mudcat Forum page.
   * Click on the linked number with * to view the thread split into pages (click "d" for chronologically descending).

By clicking on the Subject, you will also go to the thread as if you selected it from the original Forum page, but also go directly to that particular message.

By clicking on the Date (Posted), you will dig out every message posted that day.

Try it all, you will see.