Saturday, May 17, 2014

Stalin Wasn´t Stallin´

Nothing Can Stop us Now. 2014. from richard grayson on Vimeo.

Richard Grayson has made a 5 screen video installation called "Nothing Can Stop Us Now", using Willie Johnson´s song "Stalin Wasn´t Stallin´" (1943).

Music by Leo Chadburn, based on "Stalin Wasn´t Stallin´".
The singers: Bishi Bhattacharya, Leo Chadburn, Tom Herbert, Laura Moody, Sophie Ramsay.

Robert Wyatt did a great version of the song for Rough Trade, released on a 7" in 1981 and on the collection "Nothing Can Stop Us" (1982).

And here is The Golden Gate Jubilee Quartet´s version.

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