Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap 6/9/15

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CDs Now Available:

Date With Eydie Gorme
(Sepia Records - new on CD)
26 songs recorded in the early 1960s digitally remastered. "My Heart," "You'll Never Know," "I'll Never Smile Again," "Come Sing with Me," "The Nearness of You," "I Don't Know Why," "Granada," "Yours Tonight," "Frenesi," "I Feel So Spanish," "What Happened to Our Love," "Mem'ries And Souvenirs," "Te Quiero Asi," "Besame Mucho," "Come Closer to Me ," "Un Telegrama," "Adios," "La Puerta," "Quien Sera (Sway)," "Perfidia," "I Love to Dance (But Never On Sunday)," "Yes My Darling Daughter," "Sonny Boy," "Before Your Time," "Where Is Love," "Guess I Should Have Loved Him More."

Fiddler on the Roof London cast
(Allegro - on CD)
Re-release of 2007 London revival cast recording. Henry Goodman, Beverley Klein. "Fiddler on the Roof," "Prologue Tradition," "Matchmaker," "If I Were a Rich Man," "Sabbath Prayer," "To Life," "Tevye s Monologue," "Miracle of Miracles," "The Dream," "Sunrise, Sunset," "Wedding Dance," "Now I Have Everything," "Tevye s Monologue" (reprise), "Do You Love Me?," "Far From the Home I Love," "Chavaleh," "Anatevka," "To Life" (Instrumental). Released previously on mp3 and at iTunes.

Fly By Night Original Cast
(Yellow Sound Label - new on CD and mp3)
Original Off-Broadway cast; premiered in 2014 at Playwrights Horizons. Written by Will Connolly, Michael Mitnick, Kim Rosenstock. Allison Case, Adam Chanler-Berat, Peter Friedman, Michael McCormick, Patti Murin, Bryce Ryness, Henry Stram. "Fly By Night," "Circles in The Sand," "Daphne Dreams," "More Than Just A Friend," "Stars I Trust," "Breakfast All Day," "What You Do To Me," "The Prophecy," "The Prophecy Part 2," "Pulled Apart," "Eternity," "I Need More," "The Rut," "At Least I'll Know I Tried," "Me With You," "Cecily Smith," "November Stars," "Cecily Smith" (bonus track, featuring Will Connolly).

Gigi Broadway cast recording
(DMI Records - new on CD)
Lerner and Loewe score. Vanessa Hudgens, Victoria Clark, Corey Cott, Dee Hoty, Howard McGillin, Steffanie Leigh. "Overture," "Opening," "It's a Bore," "The Parisians," "A Toujours," "The Gossips," "She Is Not Thinking of Me," "Thank Heaven For Little Girls," "Paris Is Paris Again," "I Remember It Well," "The Night They Invented Champagne," "I Never Want To Go Home Again," "Gaston's Soliloquy," "Gigi," "The Contract," "I'm Glad I'm Not Young Anymore," "The Letter," "Say a Prayer," "In This Wide, Wide World," "Finale." Previously released on mp3 and /iTunes

The King and I new Broadway revival cast
(Decca/Broadway - new on CD)
Lincoln Center cast recording of Rodgers and Hammerstein score. Kelli O'Hara, Ken Watanabe, Ruthie Ann Miles, Ashley Park, Conrad Ricamora. "Overture," "I Whistle A Happy Tune," "My Lord And Master," "Hello Young Lovers," "The March Of The Siamese Children," "A Puzzlement," "The Royal Bangkok Academy," "Getting To Know You," "We Kiss In A Shadow," "A Puzzlement (Reprise)," "Shall I Tell You What I Think Of You," "Something Wonderful," "Western People Funny," "I Have Dreamed," "The Small House Of Uncle Thomas (Ballet)," "Song Of The King," "Shall We Dance?," "Finale Ultimo." Recorded April 19 & 20, 2015. Music Director/conductor Ted Sperling leads the 29-pieces orchestra. Previously released on mp3 and at iTunes

Finding Neverland: The Album
(Republic - new on CD/mp3/at iTunes)
Score by Gary Barlow and Eliot Kennedy. Companion concept album with songs performed by pop singers. "Neverland" (Zendaya), "Stronger" (Kiesza), "Believe" (Nick Jonas), "When Your Feet Don't Touch The Ground" (Ellie Goulding), "Circus Of Your Mind" (Paloma Faith), "What You Mean To Me" (Jennifer Lopez & Trey Songz), "Are We Gonna Play?" (Rita Ora & Sage The Gemini), "Anywhere But Here" (Christina Aguilera), "Beautiful Day" (Jon Bon Jovi), "Stars" (Pentatonix), "My Imagination" (John Legend), "Something About This Night" (Gary Barlow), "We Own The Night" (Matthew Morrison), "All That Matters" (Christina Perri), "If The World Turned Upside" (Goo Goo Dolls).

Two's Company OBC
(Masterworks/ArkivMusic - new CD-R/mp3)
1952 revue with songs by Vernon Duke/Ogden Nash/Sammy Cahn. Bette Davis, David Burns, Ellen Hanley, Sue Hight, Peter Kelley, Deborah Remsen, Hiram Sherman. Songs include "Theatre Is a Lady" "Turn Me Loose On Broadway" "It Just Occurred to Me" "A Man's Home" "Roundabout" "Roll Along, Sadie" "Out Of The Clear Blue Sky" "Esther" "Haunted Hot Spot" "Purple Rose" "Just Like a Man." This is the release date for ArkivMusic CD-R and digital. Available earlier at

BOOKs Now Available:

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory: The New Musical Songbook
(Hal Leonard - new paperback book)
Songs from Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman score. "Almost Nearly Perfect," "Don'cha Pinch Me Charlie," "If Your Mother Were Here," "It Must Be Believed to Be Seen," "A Letter from Charlie Bucket," "A Little Me," "More of Him to Love," "Pure Imagination," "Simply Second Nature," "Strike That, Reverse It," "When Veruca Says."

Honeymoon in Vegas Musical Selections
(Hal Leonard - Paperback Book)
Songs from the Jason Robert Brown score presented in vocal lines with piano accompaniment. "Anywhere but Here," "Betsy's Getting Married," "Come to an Agreement," "Forever Starts Tonight," "Friki-Friki," "Higher Love," "I Love Betsy," "Isn't That Enough?," "A Little Luck," "Never Get Married," "Out of the Sun," "When You Say Vegas."

Ziegfeld and His Follies: A Biography of Broadway's Greatest Producer
(Univ Press of Kentucky - Hardcover Book/Kindle Edition)
By Cynthia Brideson and Sara Brideson. The life and legacy of the great theatre producer. Sources include previously unpublished letters to his second wife, Billie Burke and to his daughter Patricia. Illustrated with over seventy-five images. 600 pages.


Ages of Man
(Masterworks/ArkivMusic - new on CD-R/digital)
1959 recording of Broadway production. Starring John Gielgud in role that won him Tony, Emmy and Grammy awards. Scenes and sonnets by William Shakespeare that dramatize the arc of human experience, from life to death.

Becky Kilgore and Nicki Parrott: Two Songbirds of a Feather
(Arbors - new on CD)
Jazz artists perform songs from the American Songbook, and others. "Two Songbirds of a Feather," "A Woman's Prerogative," "Bluemoon/Moonglow," "El Cajon," "Life Is So Peculiar," "Two Little Girls from Little Rock," "Them There Eyes," "Theme from Valley of The Dolls," "They Say It s Spring," "S Wonderful," "When I Grow Too Old To Dream," "When Love Goes Wrong," "The Very Thought of You/Why Stars Come Out At Night."


The Hirschfeld Century: Portrait of an Artist and His Age
(Knopf - new hardcover book/Kindle Edition)
More than 360 of Al Hirschfeld's iconic black-and-white and color drawings, illustrations, and photographs. With a biographical text by David Leopold, Hirschfeld authority and archivist. 336 pages.


Added to June 23 (digital) and July 24 (CD):

Lea DeLaria: House of David: DeLaria + Bowie = Jazz
(Razor & Tie/Ghostlight - new on CD)
Lea DeLaria "swinging the hell out of" 12 David Bowie songs. "Fame," "Space Oddity," "Golden Years," "Suffragette City" (duet with Janis Siegel), "Starman," "Boys Keep Swinging," "Rebel Rebel," "Let's Dance," "Life on Mars," "Jean Genie," "Modern Love," "Young Americans." Pre-ordering at