J:10066291:E:The Best of Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians
The Best of Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians
(Volume One: "God's Trombones" and Other Favorite Spirituals)
Various composers & arrangers
- Shawnee Press
"The Fred Waring Show," a groundbreaking musical variety show from the golden days of early television, ran from 1949 until 1954 and was nominated for two prime-time Emmys. This hour-long DVD in black and white features the incomparable baritone voice of Frank Davis as the preacher in God's Trombones, the stirring narrative poem by James Weldon Johnson, set to music by Roy Ringwald. Also featured is a selection of favorite spirituals and folk songs performed by Frank Davis and the Glee Club.
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