Porgy (album)

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Porgy
Studio album by
Released1991 (1991)
RecordedNoise New York
(New York City)
GenreExperimental rock
Length52:43
LabelShimmy Disc
ProducerKramer
When People Were Shorter and Lived Near the Water chronology
Bobby
(1989)
Porgy
(1991)
Bill Kennedy's Showtime
(1993)

Porgy is the second studio album by When People Were Shorter and Lived Near the Water, released in 1991 by Shimmy Disc.[1][2]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics are written by Ira Gershwin and DuBose Heyward; all music is composed by George Gershwin.

No.TitleLength
1."Intro/Summertime"4:18
2."Roll Dem Bones"1:21
3."A Woman Is a Sometime Thing"3:09
4."Happy Dust"1:47
5."Gone, Gone, Gone"2:05
6."My Man's Gone Now"2:18
7."It Takes a Long Pull to Get There"3:01
8."I Got Plenty o' Nuttin'"1:34
9."I Hates Yo' Guts"1:00
10."Buzzard Song"2:32
11."Bess, You Is My Woman Now"2:46
12."Oh, I Can't Sit Down"1:13
13."Plenty (Reprise)"0:39
14."I Ain't Got No Shame"0:55
15."It Ain't Necessarily So"2:05
16."The Rape"2:14
17."Serena's Prayer"3:49
18."Strawberry Woman"0:34
19."Honey Man"1:08
20."Crab Man"0:35
21."I Loves You, Porgy"2:15
22."Somebody Knockin' on de Door"1:12
23."Red Headed Woman"1:35
24."Summertime (Reprise)"1:41
25."There's a Boat Dat's Leaving Soon for New York"3:34
26."Oh, Lawd, I'm on My Way!"3:23

Personnel[edit]

Adapted from Bobby liner notes.[3]

Release history[edit]

Region Date Label Format Catalog
United States 1991 Shimmy Disc CD, CS, LP shimmy 044

References[edit]

  1. ^ When People Were Shorter and Lived Near the Water: Porgy at AllMusic. Retrieved March 15, 2016.
  2. ^ Greenberger, David; Schinder, Scott (2007). "When People Were Shorter and Lived Near the Water". Trouser Press. Retrieved March 15, 2016.
  3. ^ Bobby (booklet). When People Were Shorter and Lived Near the Water. New York City: Shimmy Disc. 1991.CS1 maint: others in cite AV media (notes) (link)[author missing]

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