Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap 2/3/15

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Earlier recaps:

January 27, 20, 13, 6, 2015 | December 16, 9, 2 | November 25, 18, 11, 4 | October 28, 21, 14, 7, 1 | September 16, 9, 2 | August 26, 19 | 12 | 5 | July 29, 22, 15, 8, 1 | June 24, 17, 10, 3 | May 27, 20, 13, 6 | April 29, 22, 15, 8, 1 | March 25, 18, 11, 4 | February 25, 11, 18, 11, 4 | January 28, 21, 14, 7, 2014 | 2013

Quick list of all Amazon links for this week.

CDs Now Available:

Anthony Newley Sings The Good Old Bad Old Days
(Stage Door Records - new import CD/at iTunes)
Songs from Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse musical which ran for 309 performances at London's Prince of Wales Theatre in 1971-72. Featuring several songs that were later cut from the final West End production. Previously unreleased recordings restored from Newley's own private archive. "The Good Old Bad Old Days," "The Fool Who Dared to Dream," "The Wisdom of the World," "A Cotton Pickin' Moon," "We've Got a Cure For Everything on Broadway," "And Women Must Wait," "Today," "Tomorrow," "Yesterday," "Thanksgiving Day," "I Do Not Love You," "The Good Things in Life," "The People Tree," "It's a Musical World," "The Wisdom of the World" (Alternate Version), "Hell of a Night," "It's a Funny Old World," "Mustn't Grumble Can't Complain," "What's the Matter God?" (Live), "Mister Sniffles" (Bonus Track). Also in the UK at Dress Circle

Classical Broadway: Music by Cy Coleman, John Kander, Harvey Schmidt and Charles Strouse
(Kritzerland Records - new on CD)
Remastered album originally released on Bay Cities in 1992 and out of print for over twenty years. At the time of the recording, all these pieces were world premiere recordings and they remain the only commercial recordings of these pieces. For Cy Coleman: New York Sketches, three delightful Gershwinesque preludes for piano. For John Kander: settings of Three Poems by Lucile Adler. For Harvey Schmidt: Monteargentario: Seven Dances for Solo Piano. For Charles Strouse: String Quartet No. 1 and Sonata for Two Pianos. Featuring soprano Carol Vaness, pianists Seth Rudetsky, Scot Woolley, Emily Witt, Warren Jones and Harvey Schmidt, and the Korngold Quartet. Produced by Bruce Kimmel, with liner notes by award-winning journalist Jon Burlingame. Limited edition of 1,000. Available at

The Divine Julie Andrews: Our Fair Lady
(Memory Lane - 3-disc import set)
Disc one: "So In Love," "Cheek To Cheek," "It Might As Well Be Spring," "Come To Me, Bend To Me," "Falling In Love With Love," "I'm Old Fashioned," "My Ship," "He Loves And She Loves," "Pedro The Fisherman," "Matelot," "We'll Gather Lilacs," "In My Own Little Corner," "Impossible! It's Possible!," "Ten Minutes Ago," "Do I Love You Because You're Beautiful," "When You're Driving Through The Moonlight," "A Lovely Night," "Julie Andrews & Bing Crosby - Sad Is The Life Of A Sailor's Wife," "When You're In Love," "Julie Andrews & Bing Crosby - Once Upon A Long Ago"; Disc two: "London Pride," "The Lass With A Delicate Air," "If My Songs Were Only Winged," "The Floral Dance," "As I Went A-Roaming," "Where'er You Walk," "To A Wild Rose," "The Kerry Dance," "Little Old Lady," "Canterbury Fair," "These Precious Things," "You're A Builder Upper," "Tally Ho!," "Songs Of Fun And Nonsense," "The Animal World," "Bedtime Songs And Lullabies"; Disc three: "Wouldn't It Be Loverly?," "Just You Wait," "The Rain In Spain," "I Could Have Danced All Night," "Show Me," "Without You," "The Boy Friend," "I Could Be Happy With You," "A Room In Bloomsbury," "Poor Little Pierrette," "Finale," "Lak Jeem," "Indian Love Call," "Pretty Things," "Finale, Act I," "Finaletto, Act II," "Minuet Of The Minute," "Door Of My Dreams," "Finale Ultimo."


Croon: Todd Murray
(new digital album)
"Lover / I Wanna Be Loved," "Nearness of You," "Learn to Croon," "You Are Too Beautiful," "Don't Get Around Much Anymore," "You'll Never Know," "Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps," "I've Got You Under My Skin," "Love Me Tender / I Can't Help Falling in Love With You," "If Ever I Would Leave You," "This Guy's in Love With You," "You'll Never Find (Another Love Like Mine)," "I'm Your Man," "And I'm Leaving Today," "Whispering," "How Deep Is the Ocean / I Wish You Love," "The Crooner Boys Playoff." Sample clips, individual tracks, and digital album available at CD Baby.

DVD/Blu-Rays Now Available:

Kristin Chenoweth: Coming Home
(Concord - new on DVD)
Live performance at the Kristin Chenoweth Theatre in the Broken Arrow Performing Arts Center in her hometown of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. Premiered on PBS in November 2014. Includes the PBS, track list: Opening," "I Could Have Danced All Night," "Goin' to the Dance With You, " "My Coloring Book, " "Bring Him Home, " "Maybe This Time, " "Fathers and Daughters, " "Upon This Rock," "Over the Rainbow," "Popular," "For Good, " "Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again," "All the Things You Are," "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)," "I Was Here." plus bonuses: behind the scenes, "Hard Times Come Again No More," "Little Sparrow," "Heart of the Matter," "I Will Always Love You," "I'll Be Home for Christmas" and a "My Father's Day video."

BOOKs Now Available:

Black Broadway: African Americans on the Great White Way
(Square One Pub - Hardcover Book)
By Stewart F. Lane. "An Illustrated History of African-American Struggles & Triumphs on the Theatrical Stage." Foreword by Kenny Leon. See the Talkin' Broadway review of this book.


Added to May 2:

Hugh Maynard: Something Inside So Strong
(new on CD)
Debut solo album by West End performer (Miss Saigon). "Something Inside So Strong," "Let's Get It On," "Bring Him Home," "You're the Voice," "Kiss from a Rose," "I Who Have Nothing," "When a Man Loves a Woman," "Get Here," "Creep," "Back at One," "Bui Doi," "Love Is On the Way." Pre-ordering at Dress Circle.

Added to May 5:

(P.S. Classics - new on CD)
Studio album of score featuring lyrics by Barry Singer and music by Vernon Duke, with more than 25 never-before-heard Duke melodies, a number of less-well-known classical compositions, and one full-length Duke ballet originally written for the Ballet Russes. The show's plot centers on Misia Sert, legendary muse and patroness of fin de siecle Paris, the subject of many paintings by a number of extraordinary artists, including Toulouse-Lautrec, Renoir, Pierre Bonnard and Edouard Vuillard, each of whom appears as a character in the show. Studio cast includes Marin Mazzie, Bobby Steggert, Jonathan Freeman, Marc Kudisch, Jason Danieley, Lauren Worsham, Telly Leung, Philip Chaffin, Stephen DeRosa, Eddie Korbich, Darcy Dunn and Graham Rowat. "Prelude," "Well, How Nice!," "Carnaval," "Painted, Promised Land," "You Will Know Me," "Arrange Everything," "Coronation," "What I Do," "How I Love to Kick the Can-Can," "Agreement," "My Heart and I," "No Talent at All," "Nijinsky Dance," "To Bed," "Nursery," "Bow Your Head," "Eros and Art," "A Child," "Washerwoman's Ball," "Lies," "We Could Never Kick the Can-Can," "My Gifts." Music direction by Scott Dunn. All-new orchestrations by Jonathan Tunick. Produced by Tommy Krasker. Currently available for pre-order at


Track list added, and moved to February 24:

Side Show Broadway revival cast
(Broadway Records - new on CD)
Broadway revival cast recording. Erin Davie, Emily Padgett, Matthew Hydzik, Robert Joy, David St. Louis. "Come Look at the Freaks," "I'm Daisy, I'm Violet," "Like Everyone Else," "Very Well-Connected," "What Brought Him Here?," "The Devil You Know," "A Private Exclusive Show," "Typical Girls Next Door," "You Should Thank Me Every Day," "Cut Them Apart," "All in the Mind," "Come See a New Land," "Feelings You've Got To Hide," "Say Goodbye to the Sideshow," "Ready to Play," "The Interview," "Buddy Kissed Me," "Who Will Love Me As I Am?," "Stuck With You/Leave Me Alone," "Private Conversation," "One Plus One Equals Three," "You Should Be Loved," "Great Wedding Show," "I Will Never Leave You," "Finale," "Side Show" (Bonus Track, cut song). Also available at Broadway Records at a special price.