Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap Week of 1/21/20 (updated 1/24/20)

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Earlier recaps:

2020: January 14, 7

2019: December 24, 17, 10, 3 | November 26, 19, 5 | October 29, 22, 15, 8, 1 | September 24, 17, 10, 3, August 27, 20, 13, 6 | July 30, 23, 16, 9, 2 | June 25, 18, 11, 4 | May 28, 21, 14, 7 | April 30, 23, 16, 9, 2 | March 26, 19, 12 | 5 | February 26, 19, 12, 5 | January 29, 22, 15, 8

2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015

CDs Now Available:

Only Fools and Horses: The Musical
(Silva Screen Records - new on CD)
Score by Paul Whitehouse and Jim Sullivan; additional music by John Sullivan and Chas Hodges. Original West End cast (Theatre Royal Haymarket). "His Name is Derek Trotter," "Only Fools and Horses Hooky Street," "Not Now Grandad," "Not Now Grandad Reprise," "That’s What I Like," "Where Have All The Cockneys Gone," "The Girl," "Mange Tout," "Bit of a Sort," "Raining for Grandad," "Being A Villain," "Lovely Day," "Marriage & Love," "West End Wendy," "What Have I Let Myself In For," "Gaze Into My Ball," "Fool's Transition," "The Tadpole Song," "Holding Back The Years," "Margate This Time Next Year." Released digitally on mp3 and at iTunes on 12/13/19.


Ingénue: Deanna Durbin, Judy Garland, and the Golden Age of Hollywood
(new digital album)
Original cast recording of the stage show featuring Canadian Melanie Gall on vocals, and Bennett Paster and Jim Whitney on piano and bass. "It's Foolish but It's Fun," "Something in the Wind," "I Love to Whistle," "Someone to Care for Me," "Spring Will Be a Little Late," "Can't Help Singing," "Say a Pray'r (For the Boys over There) [featuring Shelby Bond, Peter Fitzsimmonds & Carl Kennedy]," "The Turntable Song," "Zing! Went the Strings of My Heart," "Over the Rainbow," "Always," "Molly Malone." At Released in 2019.

"Something That You Do": Kate Baldwin
(Craft Recordings - new digital single on mp3/at iTunes)
First song released from Kate Baldwin's upcoming solo album, How Did You Get This Number? Written, arranged, played, and co-produced by Georgia Stitt. Recorded, mixed, and co-produced by Jeffrey Lesser.

BOOKs Now Available:

Broadway: The American Musical (updated)
(Applause - Paperback Book)
By Laurence Mason and Michael Kantor. Third edition of the comprehensive 2004 companion the PBS documentary series, now revised and updated with brand-new material on all the Broadway musicals through the 2018–2019 season. Foreword by Julie Andrews. 512 pages.


Gone with the Wind 1972 OLC
(Kritzerland - new on CD)
Score by Harold Rome. June Ritchie as Scarlett O'Hara and Harve Presnell as Rhett Butler. mastered from the original album masters housed at EMI in the UK. Limited release of 300 copies. Will ship by the third week of February. At

My Name Is Lucy Barton
(Random House Audio - new Audible audiobook)
Original audiobook performance of the stage production of My Name is Lucy Barton, starring Laura Linney. Elizabeth Strout book adapted by Rona Munro. 90 minutes.

Promises, Promises 1969 OLC
(Kritzerland - new on CD)
Score by Burt Bacharach and Hal David. Starring Anthony Roberts, Betty Buckley, and Jack Kruschen. Mastered from the two-track album masters, which were in pristine condition. Songs put back into show order. Limited release of 300 copies. Will ship by the third week of February. At


Kenneth Tynan Profiles (Kindle edition)
(Nick Hern Books - Kindle Edition)
Collection of English theatre critic and writer Kenneth Tynan's star-studded profiles, selected and edited by his widow and biographer, Kathleen Tynan, with a foreword by Simon Callow. First published in 1990.

Sondheim: Lyrics (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets Series)
(Everyman's Library - Hardcover Book)
Editors Peter Gethers and Russell Perreault. selection of the most memorable and beloved lyrics of Stephen Sondheim. Includes a selection of lyrics from across his career, drawn from shows including West Side Story, Gypsy, Company, Follies, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd, Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods, and more. From the introduction by Peter Gethers: "Working with Stephen was a pleasure and an education. The process was largely my asking questions that he usually answered, my making comments that he usually told me were wrong, and my arguing that he was too hard on his own lyrics and that his self criticisms weren’t correct, arguments I won on a few occasions." 224 pages.


Special deal from Harbinger Records:

Pre-order I Love My Wife: Backers' Audition from Amazon, send a copy of your purchase order with the subject line "Free ILMW Download" to, and you will receive a link to download the album ahead of the official release date.

Compiled by Talkin' Broadway Staff.

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