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Schedule of New & Upcoming CD, DVD & Book Releases

Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap 3/4/14

Complete information on all known upcoming releases of theatre related audio and video recordings can be found on our Upcoming Releases page. Recordings released last week and earlier can be viewed here.

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Earlier recaps:

February 25, 11, 18, 11, 4 | January 28, 21, 14, 7, 2014 | 2013

CDs Now Available:

Lea Michele: Louder
(Columbia - new on CD/mp3/iTunes)
"Cannonball," "On My Way," "Burn with You," "Battlefield," "You're Mine," "Thousand Needles," "Louder," "Cue The Rain," "Don't Let Go," "Empty Handed," "If You Say So." Most of the songs written by Sia Furler. "Louder" digital single now available at iTunes.


Heartbeat Of Home: Songs from the Show Digital
(Decca - new on mp3/iTunes)
Music by Brian Byrne, lyrics by Joseph O Connor. From the "the new music and dance spectacular from the producers of Riverdance ... a diverse array of multicultural influences, blending the thunder and drama of Irish dance with the sultriness and attitude of Latin American salsa, and the glorious rhythms of Africa." "Heartbeat," "Farewell to the Homeplace," "Waltz of the Wild Wind Sea," "Danza Pasion," "Reel Roots," "Baila Conmigo," "You Haunt My Dreams," "Dreamdance," "Lead Me Home," "Reel of Arrivals," "Fiesta Mundo," "Taking Flight," "Flamenco Fuego," "Cuba Cuba," "The Night I Danced with You," "Passion and Pride." The show will be telecast on PBS in March 2014, with dancers from Ireland, USA, Australia, Britain, Canada, Italy, Mexico and Spain, and choreography by David Bolge. CD release unknown at this time.

BOOKs Now Available:

Outside Mullingar
(TCG - Paperback Book)
Play by John Patrick Shanley.

Transforming Pain to Power: Unlock Your Unlimited Potential
(Berkeley/Penguin Books - Hardcover Book/Kindle Edition)
Motivational book by playwright/actor Daniel Beaty.


Andy Capp OLC
(Stage Door Records - new on CD)
1982 West End musical featuring Tom Courtenay, Val McLane, John Bardon, Alan Price, Vivienne Ross, Judith Barker, Nicky Croydon, Robert Vahey. "On My Street," "We're Waiting," "Good Evening," "I Ought to Be Ashamed of Myself," "Good Old Legs," "I Have a Dream," "Oh Gawd, MenÂ… Beasts!," "Points of View," "Spend, Spend, Spend," "Don't Tell Me That Again," "Frozen Moments," "On My Street (Reprise)," "I Could Not Have Dreamed Him," "Goin' to Barcelona," "Time Heals," "Hermione," "When You've Lived in Love With Someone," "Mrscrimmett," "The Trouble With People," "It's Better to Be in Simple Harmony," "The Wedding," "I Ought to Be Ashamed of Myself (Reprise)." Remastered from original master tapes. Full color 8-page booklet. Pre-ordering at

Gene Austin's Great Hits In Stereo / Restless Heart
(Sepia Records - new on CD)
Popular singer of the 1920s. Songs include his hits re-recorded in stereo. "Lonesome Road," "Ramona," "I Can't Give You Anything But Love," "Girl of My Dreams," "Weary River," "How Am I to Know," "Jeannine, I Dream of Lilac Time," "Someday Sweetheart," "My Melancholy Baby," "Sleepy Time Gal," "Bye Bye Blackbird," "My Blue Heaven," "My Restless Heart," "Wise Guys," "Sharecroppin' Blues," "The More I See of Somebody Else," "Where the Shy Little Violets Grow," "The Hour of Parting," "Take Your Shoes Off Baby," "I Could Write a Book," "La Rosita," "I'm Not the Braggin' Kind," "Memories of You," "There's a New Blue Heaven in the Sky," "Ramona / She's Funny That Way / I'm in the Mood For Love," "How Come You Do Me Like You Do / One Sweet Letter From You / I Can't Give You Anything But Love," "Lonesome Road / Someday Sweetheart / Who," "The Sweetheart of Sigma Chi / Sleepy Time Gal / My Blue Heaven."

Jarrod Spector: A Little Help From My Friends: Live at 54 BELOW
(Broadway Records - new on CD)
Broadway performer live album. Patter and song tracks: "With a Little Help From My Friends," "2013-1966: 'A Little Back To the Future...'," "When I Was Your Man / Faith / Good Vibrations," "1936: 'Trace the Lineage...'," "Sweet Home Chicago," "When You Wish Upon a Star," "1940s: 'A Guy Named Little Jimmy Scott...'," "Unchained Melody," "1950s: 'The Birth of Rock and Roll...'," "Good Golly Miss Molly / Tutti Frutti," "Who's Lovin' You," "Don't You Worry Bout a Thing," "1969-1973: 'Ivory and More Ivory...'," "Maybe I'm Amazed," "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road," "1832-1976: 'Queen Who? For Me, Caruso...'," "Una Furtiva Lagrima / Somebody To Love," "If I Can't Have You," "1980s: 'A Sad Bolognese...'," "It s All Coming Back To Me Now," "Uptown Girl / Walk Like a Man," "C'mon Marianne / Beggin," "1963-????: 'Part of a Circle...'," "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For."

Jo Stafford: Live in London 1959
(Sepia Records - new on CD)
Live performances at the London Palladium in 1959 to an invited audience which was taped for a TV special. First time on CD. Introduction by Bruce Forsyth, "Almost Like Being in Love," "Love Is Here to Stay," "Taking a Chance On Love," "Any Place I Hang My Hat Is Home," "The Gentleman Is a Dope," "Old Devil Moon," "The Moment I Saw You With Teddy Johnson," "Tomorrow Mountain," "The Nearness of You," "You'll Never Know," "Saint Louis Blues With the Polkadots," "Yesterdays," "I'll Remember April," "Medley: It Might as Well Be Spring Jonathan & Darlene Edwards; Day by Day; Shrimp Boats; I Should Care ," "I Left My Heart At the Stage Door Canteen," "Medley: Amapola; You Are My Sunshine; the White Cliffs of Dover; Wish Me Luck as You Wave Me Goodbye Teddy Johnson," "I'll Walk Alone," "I'll Be Seeing You."


Track list added:

Billy's Back on Broadway
(Concord - new on CD)
Billy Porter sings showtunes: "But The World Goes 'Round," "Everything's Coming Up Roses," "Don't Rain On My Parade," "On The Street Where You Live," "I've Gotta Be Me," "I'm Not My Father s Son," "Happy Days/Get Happy" (duet with Cyndi Lauper), "Luck Be A Lady," "Take The Moment," "I Am Changing."

Added, no release date:

Aladdin OBC
(Disney - new on CD)
Menken/Ashman score; additional lyrics by Chad Beguelin.

Being recorded this week:

The Bridges of Madison County OBC
(Ghostlight Records - new on 2 CDs)
Jason Robert Brown. Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale, Hunter Foster, Cass Morgan. Recorded March 3.