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Author De Paul, Gene.

Title Li'l Abner [sound recording] : original Broadway cast recording / [book by Norman Panama & Melvin Frank ; based on the characters created by Al Capp ; lyrics by Johnny Mercer ; music by Gene De Paul].

Imprint New York, NY : Columbia Broadway Masterworks, p2002.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Music Compact Disc    K LILA LA A00CD    Available
Description 1 sound disc (72 min.) : digital, mono. ; 4 3/4 in.
Playing Time 011200
Note Originally released as Columbia OL 5150 in 1956; includes some previously unreleased material.
Compact disc.
Program notes by Ken Mandelbaum and Didier C. Deutsch (11 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Contents Overture -- It's a typical day -- If I had my druthers -- Jubilation T. Cornpone -- Rag offen the bush -- Namely you -- Unnecessary town -- What's good for General Bullmoose -- Country's in the very best of hands -- Sadie Hawkins Day ballet -- Oh, happy day -- I'm past my prime -- Love in a home -- Progress is the root of all evil -- Put 'em back -- Matrimonial stomp -- There's enough for us -- Way to a man's heart -- It's a nuisance having you around -- Overture.
Performer Starring Edith Adams and Peter Palmer, with Howard St. John, Stubby Kaye, Charlotte Rae, and supporting performers; chorus and orchestra; Lehman Engel, conductor.
Event Recorded at Columbia 30th Street Studios, New York, Nov. 18, 1956.
Subject Musicals.
Li'l Abner (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Added Author Panama, Norman. Librettist.
Frank, Melvin, 1913-1988. Librettist.
Capp, Al, 1909-1979.
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976. Lyricist.
Adams, Edie, 1927- Performer.
Palmer, Peter, 1931- Performer.
St. John, Howard, 1905-1974. Performer.
Kaye, Stubby. Performer.
Rae, Charlotte, 1926- Performer.
Engel, Lehman, 1910-1982. Conductor.
Standard No. 696998770027
Music No. SK 87700 Columbia Broadway Masterworks

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