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Porgy & Bess original Broadway cast

Author(s)/Publishing Information

George Gershwin; DuBose Heyward; Ira Gershwin; Anne Brown; Todd Duncan; Alexander Smallens

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Sound Recording

"Originally released as two separate 'Selections from' 78 r.p.m. albums, Decca 145 and Decca 283, in 1940 and 1942, respectively, except for Avon Long's 'I got plenty o' nuttin', ' originally released 1942 as Decca 78 r.p.m. single 18323."

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NKAA Entry: Duncan, R. Todd

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“Porgy & Bess original Broadway cast,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed May 25, 2024,

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