CDs & Recordings

CD Recordings

Bob made 15 CD recordings over his career. They are presented here in a large format so you can easily see what's on them. Scroll down to view them all. 

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Canal Street Blues

Tin Roof Blues

Ida, Sweet as Apple Cider

Carrie’s Gone to Kansas City

Stack o’ Lee Blues

Easy Winners

The Entertainer

Barrelhouse Boogie

Trouble In Mind

Steeplechase Rag

Sam Polo

Beale Street Mama

Just a Closer Walk with Thee

I Wouldn’t Take Nothin’ for My Journey Now When the Saints Go Marchin’ In 

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Boogie, Blues & Rags

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This is the first recording Bob ever made back in 1979. Originally recorded as an LP, it was transferred to CD when the technology changed. This is a picture of the original LP, which is now a collector's item.  

The LP is not for sale.

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America: Go USA!

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This is a live recording made two weeks after the 9/11 attack. Bob was asked by a music festival director to "go up on the stage for an hour and play something for America." 

At first he explains his recent trip playing for the troops aboard the USS George Washington. He then goes on to play an unbelievable improvised medley of American songs, tracing the history of our country from the Revolutionary times up through the twin tower blasts. 

The Joint Chiefs of Staff heard about this performance and asked him to play it for them in Washington, D.C. At the conclusion General Peter Pace (Chairman of the Joint Chiefs) said it was the "most moving thing he'd ever heard in his life" as he issued the closing remarks.

The Midnight Express

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The cover photo pictures Bob's grandfather, Walter Hall, standing on the left. He was the engineer delivering materials to the Rainbow Bridge construction in Africa, 1904-1905. His brother, Eustace, is in center, while another brother, Ernest, is on the right. 

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The Robert E. Lee

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The Robert E. Lee, built in 1866, became wildly famous after winning a race up the Mississippi River in 1870. Many songs were written about it afterwards, including the title song, "Waiting for the Robert E. Lee" in 1912. 

The Red River Valley

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During Bob's early "saloon playing" days in the Detroit area, he played in several establishments that featured country or mountain music. It was there that he developed his love for beautiful melodies and the stories (sometimes true) they represented. 

The song "Old Paint" is a haunting melody with equally haunting lyrics. Although Bob doesn't sing the lyrics (they can be found in the liner notes), he's aware that they represent the sometimes terrible undercurrent involving those who rode the cattle drives.   

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Sounds of New Orleans

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Sounds of New Orleans is indeed that, tunes from an era when the piano reigned as king. The selections on this recording reflect those days of long ago. 

The Green River Blues

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The blues is among the most haunting music style in the world. Beautiful melodies mixed with moans of despair. But the blues also rocked and was the mainstay of barrelhouses across the continent. This collection includes all of those. 

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The Last Carousel

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Bob composed music all his life. It ranged from full symphony orchestra pieces to ragtime but it was all in his head, not written out. With the invention of computer music programs he suddenly began writing out many pieces from the past. These concertos and other orchestral selections are on this CD.  

When Bob was asked to play for the original silent movie Peter Pan (1924), he wrote his own score for it. Two of the selections are on The Last Carousel. Selections from Bob's opera, The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, are also included.

I Wonder

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This recording is not of ragtime, but rather of beautiful melodic pieces that Bob loves to play.  He plays Malaguena left handed. 

A typo was made in the printing of the back cover. #4 is missing. It's a beautiful song Bob wrote for his daughter Carrie when she was a young child. The name, of course, is "Carrie." 

Folksongs, Barrelhouse & Ragtime

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This recording features a beautiful rag Bob wrote in 1981. Its genesis came from a hearing bagpipe playing coming from deep in the woods when he was on a bicycle trip in the Adirondacks. In the "C" section of Rag in the Woods you can hear that drone of the pipes.

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Church in the Wildwood

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Bob was a church pianist for many years when he was younger, but he thought the music needed to be "touched up" a little. Many of these selections reflect that thought. 

Saloon Tunes & Barroom Ballads

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If anyone could make a recording of saloon tunes it would be Bob Milne. He played saloon piano for over 20 years in his (weird) youth. His book, The Journeyman Piano Player, retells many of those stories. 

The Screen Door Boogie refers to the time when someone pulled out a huge pistol in a Detroit corner bar where he was playing. The locked screen door was down the hall from where Bob and the customers were fleeing. Bob took it out without ever slowing down and everyone escaped safely down the alley. 

Silent Night (Ragged Night)

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Bob explains that he one time questioned whether he'd be struck dead by adding a little rhythm to certain Christmas carols. Well, he's still alive. This is both a beautiful and fun recording. 

People have called us many times during the Christmas season to tell us how much they're enjoying listening to this. 

Old Songs & Old Rags

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This is the 2nd time Bob used an ancestor for a cover picture. His great-great grandfather, George Milne, sits with his pipe in front of the fireplace of his wee cottage outside of Aberdeen, Scotland, in the 1880s. This photo was used by a Scottish tobacco company on their products for many years. 

Beautiful songs by Stephan Foster, the haunting "Nellie Gray" from the Civil War era, and more make for piano listening at its best. Yes, these are all old songs from the traditional family "Singin'" era.

Live Concert at Lakes of the North

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This 3CD set features two CDs of Bob's actual performance, including the historical narration between tunes. The 3rd CD is the music without the narration. 

A beautiful setting for a beautiful concert. 

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