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 Tracks39
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 - Just Like A Butterfly ( That's Caught In The Rain)
Composer(s) : Harry Woods - Mort Dixon
2 - Don't Blame Me
Composer(s) : Jimmy McHugh - Dorothy Fields
3 - Tenderly
Composer(s) : Walter Gross - Jack Lawrence
4 - There Will Never Be Another You
Composer(s) : Harry Warren - Salvatore Guaragna - Mack Gordon
5 - I Cover The Waterfront
Composer(s) : John W. Green - Edward Heyman
6 - Without A Song
Composer(s) : Vincent Millie Youmans - Edward Eliscu - Billy Rose
7 - Body And Soul
Composer(s) : John W. Green - Frank Eyton - Edward Heyman - Robert Sour
8 - Moon Song
Composer(s) : Arthur Johnston - Sam Cosbow
9 - Someone To Watch Over Me
Composer(s) : George and Ira Gershwin
10 - You Took Advantage Of Me
Composer(s) : Richard Rodgers - Lorenz Hart
11 - In A Sentimental Mood
Composer(s) : Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington
12 - Liitle Man, You've Had A Busy Day
Composer(s) : Mabel Wayne - Al Hoffman - Maurice Sigler
13 - Yesterdays
Composer(s) : Jerome David Kern - Otto Harbach
14 - Danny Boy
Composer(s) : Frederick Edward Weatherly
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 "Fubie" Blake - Andy Flacaf
23 - Someone To Watch Over Me
Composer(s) : Unknown
24 - September Song
Composer(s) : Kurt Julian Weill - Maxwell Anderson
25 - Mine
Composer(s) : George and Ira Gershwin
26 - Begin The Beguine
Composer(s) : Cole Albert Porter
27 - Too Marvelous For Words
Composer(s) : Richard Whiting - John Herndon
28 - I'll Never Be The Same
Composer(s) : Matt Malneck - Frank Signorelli - Gus Kahn
29 - Jitterbug Waltz
Composer(s) : Thomas Wright "Fats" Walker
30 - Over The Rainbow
Composer(s) : Harold Arlen - Hyman Arluck - Edgar Yipsel 'Yip" Harburg
31 - Mr.freddie Blues
Composer(s) : Freddie H. Shayne
32 - Love For Sale
Composer(s) : Cole Porter
33 - Body And Soul
Composer(s) : Unknown
34 - My Heart Stood Still
Composer(s) : Richard Charles Rodgers - Lorenz Milton Hart
35 - Yesterdays
Composer(s) : Unknown
36 - Sweet Lorraine
Composer(s) : Clifford Burwell - Mitchell Parish
37 - Tea For Two/honeysuckle Rose
Composer(s) : Vincent Youmans - Irving Caesar - Fats Waller; Andy Razaf
38 - Louise
Composer(s) : Richard A. Whiting - Leo Robin
39 - Would You Like To Take A Walk?/after You've Gone
Composer(s) : Harry Warren - Mort Dixon - Billy Rose - Turner Layton; Henry Creamer