I Go On Singing

A tribute to Paul Robeson

Anthony Brown and Pete Seeger

General Audience
American History

Legendary folk singer Pete Seeger appears with Anthony Brown via video in this multi-media musical documentary, I Go On Singing : Paul Robeson’s Life in Word & Song. Accompanied by a pianist, narrator, and archival video, Mr. Brown reveals Paul Robeson as a towering figure in American history and a champion for peace and human rights for much of the 20th Century. The story of this American hero who struggled and triumphed comes alive in a rousing 90 minute song-filled multimedia presentation.

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Musical Programme


Creative Team:

By Andrew Flack

Directed by Donnie L. Betts

Creation Date:



Multi-media musical documentary


Exclusive license to rent for online broadcast

Running Time:

90 minutes


English only

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Anthony Brown captivates audiences with what must be on of the most neglected stories of the 20th Century…the timeless appeal of “I Go On Singing” cannot be overstated.” – The Seattle Times

“A triumph of the heart and mind.” – The New York Concert Review

Recent Digital Performances:

April 2021: Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center, Northern Michigan University


Known for his rich voice and clear diction, the gifted American baritone Tony Brown is an international promoter of peace and citizen of the world. His work as peacemaker has taken him to political hot spots in Africa, Asia and South America, and was used to facilitate the reduction of tensions in Northern Ireland, Bosnia and Northern Uganda. In each venue he stresses the oneness of the human family.