Et Smil Og Noen Ord / Vaer Slik Som Du Er

45 rpm cover of Nina Simone's To Be Young, Gifted and Black, by Webe Karlsen

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Published by
Triola, Norweigan, 1957 - 1983
Composed by
Simone, Nina, American, 1933 - 2003
Recorded by
Karlsen, Webe, Norwegian, born 1953
Medium
vinyl , ink on cardboard
Dimensions
H x W: 6 7/8 x 6 7/8 in. (17.5 x 17.5 cm)
Type
45 rpm records
Place made
Norway, Europe
Date
1970
Description
A 7 inch, 45 rpm record featuring Norwegian artist Webe Karlsen. On this record Karlsen preforms: "Et Smil Og Noen Ord" (A Smile and Some Words) on side a and "Vaer Slik Som Du Er" (Be as You Are) on side b. Be as You Are is a cover of Nina Simone's "To Be Young, Gifted and Black." The record (2011.132.8.4a) is black vinyl with a red label at its center. The album cover (2011.132.8.4b) features a picture of Karlsen with red and black text that reads: [TRIOLA TN 589 STEREO / et smil og noen ord / WE BE / vaer slik som du er]. An inscription in blue ink over the side b song title on the cover reads: [TO BE YOUNG GIFTED AND BLACK]. The back of the cover advertises other records from the Triola record company.
Topic
African American
Jazz (Music)
Popular music
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.132.8.4ab
Restrictions & Rights
© 1970 Triola Records. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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