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.

I Got a Right to Sing the Blues


Additional information (PDF) is only available
through the Research Station
Collection(s)Vintage
Catalogue Number527-A / 527-B / C 553-A / C 553-B / C 559 A / C 559 B / C 569-A / C 569-B
Matrix Number WP24406-B
Record Label
Record Format78 RPM - 10"
Shelf Number9
Number of Tracks8
Date Recorded1939-06
Album Artists
Notes Popular song.

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 - I Cover the Waterfront
Composer(s) : Heyman ; Green
2 - Lover Come Back to Me
Composer(s) : Hammerstein ; Romberg
3 - She's Funny That way
Composer(s) : Whiting ; Moret
4 - How Am I To Know
Composer(s) : Parker ; King
5 - I Got a Right to Sing the Blues
Composer(s) : Arlen ; Koehler
6 - Yesterdays
Composer(s) : Jerome Kern ; Harbach
7 - I'll Be Seeing You
Composer(s) : Kahal ; Fain
8 - I'll Get By
Composer(s) : Turk ; Ahlert