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Title American musical theater [Volume] I [sound recording] : shows, songs and stars.

Imprint Washington, DC : Smithsonian Collection of Recordings ; New York, NY : Produced in association with CBS Special Products, p1989.

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 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    K COLL AMT-1 C36CD    Available
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    K COLL AMT-1 S36CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc (71 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 000344 000247 000342 000259 000242 000325 000239 000229 000223 000239 000257 000337 000331 000302 000405 000231 000309 000218 000201 000246 000325 000318 000251
Note Excerpts from musical comedies and revues.
Compact disc.
In 12-in. container, with v. 2-4.
Historical sketch and biographical notes on singers and composers by Dwight Blocker Bowers, discographic data and bibliography (132 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.) laid in outer container.
Also issued as cassettes and analog discs.
Contents Fortune teller: Gypsy love song / Eugene Cowles (3:44) -- Twirly-whirly: Come down, ma evenin' star / Lillian Russell (2:47) -- Little Johnny Jones: Life's a funny proposition, after all / George M. Cohan (3:42) --Honeymoon express: You made me love you / Al Jolson (2:59) -- Oh, boy!: Till the clouds roll by / Anna Wheaton, James Harrod (2:42) -- Irene: Alice blue gown / Edith Day (3:25) -- Ziegfeld follies of 1919: A pretty girl is like a melody / John Steel (2:39) -- Shuffle along: Baltimore buzz / Noble Sissle (2:29) -- Lady, be good!: Fascinating rhythm / Fred and Adele Astaire (2:23) --Oh, Kay!: Someone to watch over me / Gertrude Lawrence (2:39) -- No! No! Nanette!: I want to be happy / Joseph Coyne, Binnie Hale (2:57) -- Rose-Marie: Indian love call / Edith Day, Derek Oldham (3:37) --
(cont.): Student prince: Deep in my heart, dear / Harry Welchman, Rose Hignell (3:31) -- Show boat: Can't help lovin' dat man / Helen Morgan (3:02) -- Show boat: Ol' Man River / Paul Robeson -- Blackbirds of 1928: Doin' the new low down / Bill Robinson (2:31) -- Whoopee: Makin' whoopee / Eddie Cantor (3:09) -- Girl crazy: I got rhythm / Ethel Merman (2:18) -- Of thee I sing: Of thee I sing, baby / Jack Carson, Betty Oakes (2:01) -- Band wagon: Hoops / Fred and Adele Astaire (2:46) -- Gay divorce: Night and day / Fred Astaire (3:25) -- As thousands cheer: Easter parade / Clifton Webb (3:18) -- Roberta: Smoke gets in your eyes / Tamara (2:51)
Performer Various performers; principally members of original New York production.
Event Recorded in New York and London, between May 4, 1906 and Nov. 28, 1933.
Subject Musicals -- Excerpts.
Revues -- Excerpts.
Popular music -- United States.
Added Author Bowers, Dwight Blocker.
Added Title Shows, songs, and stars
Standard No. 3325103612
Music No. RD 036 Smithsonian Collection of Recordings
RD 036-I Smithsonian Collection of Recordings
A4 20483 Smithsonian Collection of Recordings
A 20484 Smithsonian Collection of Recordings
DIDP 071251 Smithsonian Collection of Recordings

 
    
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