The Recorded Sound Archives (RSA) is a unit of FAU Libraries Special Collections department. We are located in the Wimberly Library on FAU's Boca Raton campus.

Originally established in 2002 as a small project dedicated to the preservation of recorded Jewish music, it has matured into a robust digitization operation for all types of sound recordings.

20th Century Piano Genius


Additional information (PDF) is only available
through the Research Station
Collection(s)Jazz
Catalogue Number3145317632
Matrix Number N/A
Record Label Verve Records
Record FormatCD
Shelf Number043100
Number of Tracks40
Date Recorded1950-1955
Album Artists
Notes N/A

Recordings restricted by copyright will only play 45 seconds to give you a sense of what that recording originally sounded like. These recordings can be identified by the words (Research Station) in the music player.

If a song listed below has not been digitized yet, it will NOT show up within the player. If you need us to digitize this song/album, you can make a formal request here.
1 - Don't Blame Me
Composer(s) : Jimmy McHugh; Dorothy Fields
2 - Just Like A Butterfly ( That's Caught In The Rain)
Composer(s) : Harry Woods; Mort Dixon
3 - There Will Never Be Another You
Composer(s) : Harry Warren; Salvatore Guaragna; Mack Gordon
4 - Tenderly
Composer(s) : Walter Gross; Jack Lawrence
5 - Without A Song
Composer(s) : Vincent Millie Youmans; Edward Eliscu; Billy Rose
6 - I Cover The Waterfront
Composer(s) : John W. Green; Edward Heyman
7 - Moon Song
Composer(s) : Vincent Johnston; Sam Coslow
8 - Body And Soul
Composer(s) : John W. Green; Frank Eyton: Edward Heyman; Robert Sour
9 - You Took Advantage Of Me
Composer(s) : Richard Rodgers; Lorenz Hart
10 - Someone To Watch Over Me
Composer(s) : George and Ira Gershwin
11 - Liitle Man, You've Had A Busy Day
Composer(s) : Mabel Wayne; Al Hoffman; Maurice Sigler
12 - In A Sentimental Mood
Composer(s) : Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington
13 - Danny Boy
Composer(s) : Frederick Edward Weatherly
14 - Yesterdays
Composer(s) : Jerome David Kern; Otto Harbach
15 - Some Other Spring
Composer(s) : Irene Kitchings; Irene Eadie; Arthur Herzog. Jr.
16 - Willow Weep For Me
Composer(s) : Ann Ronell
17 - Love For Sale
Composer(s) : Cole Porter
18 - Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams
Composer(s) : Harry Barris; Ted Koehler; Bill Moll
19 - Might Like A Rose
Composer(s) : Ethelbert Nevin; frank L. Stanton
20 - Makin' Whoopee
Composer(s) : Walter Donaldson; Gus Kahn
21 - Sweet Lorraine
Composer(s) : Unknown
22 - Memories Of You
Composer(s) : James Hubert "Euble" Blake; Andy Razaf
23 - Someone To Watch Over Me
Composer(s) : Unknown
24 - September Song
Composer(s) : Kurt Julian Weill; Maxwell Anderson
25 - Begin The Beguine
Composer(s) : Cole Albert Porter
26 - Mine
Composer(s) : George and Ira Gershwin
27 - I'll Never Be The Same
Composer(s) : Matt Malneck; Frank Signorelli; Gus Kahn
28 - Too Marvelous For Words
Composer(s) : Richard Whiting; John Herndon "Johnny" Mercer
29 - Over The Rainbow
Composer(s) : Harold Arlen; Hyman Arluck; Edgar Yipsel "Yip" Harburg
30 - Jitterbug Waltz
Composer(s) : Thomas Wright "Fats" Waller
31 - Love For Sale
Composer(s) : Cole Porter
32 - Mr.freddie Blues
Composer(s) : Freddie H. Shayne
33 - My Heart Stood Still
Composer(s) : Richard Charles Rodgers; Lorenz Milton Hart
34 - Body And Soul
Composer(s) : Unknown
35 - Sweet Lorraine
Composer(s) : Clifford Burwell; Mitchell Parish
36 - Yesterdays
Composer(s) : Unknown
37 - Louise
Composer(s) : Richard A. Whiting; Leo Robin
38 - Tea For Two/honeysuckle Rose
Composer(s) : Vincent Youmans; Irving Caesar; Fats Waller; Andy Razaf
39 - Would You Like To Take A Walk?/after You've Gone
Composer(s) : Harry Warren; Mort Dixon; Billy Rose; Turner Layton; Henry Creamer