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Ronnie Gilbert

Ruth Alice "Ronnie" Gilbert (September 7, 1926 – June 6, 2015), was an American folk singer, songwriter, actress and political activist. She was one of the original members of the music quartet the Weavers, as a contralto with Pete Seeger, Lee Hays, and Fred Hellerman.

Birth and Death Data: Born September 7, 1926 (Brooklyn), Died June 6, 2015 (Mill Valley)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1950 - 1961

Roles Represented in DAHR: vocalist

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= Recordings were issued from this master. No recordings issued from other masters.

Recordings (Results 1-25 of 55 records)

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Decca 76280 5/4/1950 Around the world The Weavers vocalist  
Decca 76281 5/4/1950 Tzena, tzena, tzena The Weavers vocalist  
Decca 76420 5/26/1950 Whispering Gordon Jenkins Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 76421 5/26/1950 Tzena, tzena, tzena Gordon Jenkins Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 76422 5/26/1950 Goodnight Irene Gordon Jenkins Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 76423 5/26/1950 When I grow too old to dream Gordon Jenkins Orchestra vocalist  
Decca 80077 10/24/1950 Lonesome traveler The Weavers vocalist  
Decca 80078 10/24/1950 So long The Weavers vocalist  
Decca 80127 11/3/1950 (The wreck of the) John B The Weavers vocalist  
Decca 80128 11/3/1950 Midnight special The Weavers vocalist  
Decca 80129 11/3/1950 The roving kind The Weavers vocalist  
Decca 80130 11/3/1950 The drinking gourd The Weavers vocalist  
Decca 80139 11/6/1950 Trouble in mind The Weavers vocalist  
Decca 80140 11/6/1950 Along the Colorado trail The Weavers vocalist  
Decca 80141 11/6/1950 Suliram The Weavers vocalist  
Decca 80142 11/6/1950 I know where I'm going ; Hush little baby The Weavers vocalist  
Decca 80845 4/9/1951 Along the Colorado trail The Weavers vocalist  
Decca 80974 5/4/1951 The frozen logger The Weavers vocalist  
Decca 80975 5/4/1951 Follow the drinking gourd The Weavers vocalist  
Decca 80976 5/4/1951 Wake up, darling Cory (Darling Corey) The Weavers vocalist  
Decca 80977 5/4/1951 Greensleeves The Weavers vocalist  
Decca 80978 5/4/1951 Easy rider blues The Weavers vocalist  
Decca 81070 5/9/1951 Greensleeves The Weavers vocalist  
Decca 81178 6/12/1951 When the Saints go marching in The Weavers vocalist  
Decca 81179 6/12/1951 Run home to Mama The Weavers vocalist  
(Results 1-25 of 55 records)

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Gilbert, Ronnie," accessed February 26, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108029.

Gilbert, Ronnie. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 26, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108029.

"Gilbert, Ronnie." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 26 February 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/108029

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