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Talkin' Broadway Sound Advice Recap 8/5/14

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:

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

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CDs Now Available:

From Here to Eternity: The Musical OLC
(CineStage - new import 2-CD set)
Stuart Brayson/Tim Rice score. Ryan Sampson, Siubhan Harrison, Rebecca Thornhill, Robert Lonsdale, David Stoller, Martin Marquez, Darius Campbell and Marc Antolin. "Overture," "G Company Blues," "Thirty Year Man," "Another Language," "Don'cha Like Hawaii," "You Got The Money," "Marking Time," "Fight The Fight," "Run Along Joe," "More Than America," "Thirty Year Man," "Love Me Forever Today," "I Love The Army," "Ain't Where I Wanna Be Blues," "Maybe," "Something In Return," "The Boys of '41," "Almost Perfect Lie," "Finale." Premiered at London's Shaftesbury Theatre in 2013. Also available directly from the U.K. at Dress Circle
and Amazon UK. Priced at $29.95 at

A Second Chance Original Cast Recording
(Ghostlight Records - new on CD/mp3 album w/ digital booklet/iTunes)
Chamber musical by Ted Shen. Brian Sutherland and Diane Sutherland. "Dreams," "Not at All," "Perfectly Wrong," "Tell me When," "The Museum Song," "Never," "Snow Globe," "The Bar Song," "Damaged Goods," "Lullaby," "Waltz," "I Can t Wait," "Tell Me When Reprise," "The Friends Song," "Ghosts," "Our House," "Here I Go Again," "You Started It," "Damaged Goods Reprise," "Perfect," "You Don t Have to Worry," "A Second Chance/Lullaby." Deluxe jewel case package with 36-page full color booklet containing lyrics, show photos, a show synopsis by composer/lyricist/book writer Ted Shen, and essays by Oskar Eustis and Josh Rosenblum. Debuted at DC's Signature Theatre and played the Public Theater in 2014.

DVD/Blu-Rays Now Available:

Broadway Theatre Archive: Great Performances: Set 1 - Death of a Salesman, For Colored Girls, Uncommon Women, Alice at the Palace
(Kultur Video - on 4 DVDs)
1966 television adaptation of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, starring Lee J. Cobb and Mildred Dunnock re-creating their original Broadway roles; Meryl Streep stars in Alice at the Palace, "music hall" version of Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass"; Uncommon Women with Meryl Streep, Swoosie Kurtz, and Jill Eikenberry; For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide stars Alfre Woodard and Lynn Whitfield. Released 6/24/14.

Little Foxes
(Warner Home Video - DVD)
1941 film based on Lillian Hellman play. Bette Davis, Herbert Marshall, Teresa Wright, Dan Duryea, Richard Carlson. Directed by William Wyler.

Separate Tables Blu-ray
(Kino Lorber - new Blu-ray)
1958 film based on two Terrence Rattigan one-acts. Rita Hayworth, Deborah Kerr, David Niven, Burt Lancaster, and Wendy Hiller. Directed by Delbert Mann with adapted screenplay by Rattigan. John Gay and John Michael Hayes. 100 minutes.

A Trip To Bountiful
(A&E Home Video - new on DVD)
2014 TV production of Horton Foote play. Cicely Tyson, Vanessa Williams, Blair Underwood, Clancy Brown, Keke Palmer, Devon Abner and Arthur French. 90 minutes.

BOOKs Now Available:

Best of Idina Menzel Songbook
(Hal Leonard - Paperback Book)
Ten of the best-known songs as performed by Idina Menzel arranged for piano, voice and guitar. Includes: Brave," "Defying Gravity," "For the First Time in Forever," "I Dreamed a Dream," "I Stand," "I'm Not That Girl," "Let It Go," "No Good Deed," "Poker Face," "Take Me or Leave Me."

Made by Raffi
(Frances Lincoln Children's Books - Hardcover Book)
Children's book by actor Craig Pomranz about a little boy who isn't focused on sports, instead he learns to knit. He is a boy who at first feels "different," but ultimately is celebrated for who he is.


Betty Buckley: Ghostlight
(Palmetto Records/MRI - new on CD/limited art box w/ 2 vinyl records)
Live recording with Betty Buckley and longtime friend and producer T Bone Burnett. Produced by T Bone Burnett. Recorded at the Village Studios in Los Angeles. T Bone Burnett on electric guitar, with Tom Canning, Bill Frisell, David Piltch, Matt Betton, Charlie Bisharat, Cameron Stone, Chas Smith. Vinyl set includes 24-page booklet of photos and notes; and Bootleg: Boardmixes from the Road, the promo CD for Ghostlight. CD version also includes a booklet.

Do-Re-Mi / Here's to My Lady: Bobby Troup
(Sepia Records - new on CD)
1950s twofer, digitally remastered and on CD for the first time. Troup sings "Do-Re-Mi," "Baby, Baby All the Time," "Heidi," "Just the Way I Am," "Snootie Little Cutie," "Daddy," "Route 66," "Lonely Boy," "Johnny Jones," "One October Morning," "It Happened Once Before," "You're in Love," "That's All," "They Didn't Believe Me," "I've Grown Accustomed To Her Face," "Button Up Your Overcoat," "The Nearness Of You," "Now You Know," "I Wonder Why," "Crazy She Calls Me," "Wait Till You See Her," "You're the Cream in My Coffee," "Please Remember," "Julie Is Her Name."

Don Costa Voices and Orchestra: The Theme from "The Unforgiven" / Hollywood Premiere!
(Sepia Records - new on CD)
Twofer from music arranger, composer, ABC Records A&R director and conductor Don Costa. Instrumental selections: "Theme from the Unforgiven," "An Affair to Remember," "Invitation," "The Song from Moulin Rouge," "Laura," "The Third Man Theme," "Smile," "Lonely Room," "From Here to Eternity," "Picnic," "Stella by Starlight," "Return to Paradise," "Theme from 'The Wonderful World Of the Brothers Grimm'," "Theme from 'Long Day's Journey Into Night'," "Theme from 'Lisa'," "Theme from 'The Miracle Worker' ," "Baby Elephant Walk," "Theme from 'My Geisha'," "Theme from 'Mutiny on the Bounty'," "Above the Stars," "Theme from 'Advise and Consent'," "Theme from 'All Fall Down'," "My Romance," "Love Theme from 'Lolita'

The Great Race Blu-ray
(Warner Archive - new Blu-ray)
1965 comedy film directed by Blake Edwards. Tony Curtis, Natalie Wood, Jack Lemmon, Peter Falk, and Dorothy Provine. music by Henry Mancini; lyrics for two songs by Johnny Mercer.

I Like Men: Rebecca Kilgore with the Harry Allen Quartet
(Arbors Records - new on CD/mp3)
"Medley I Like Men/I'm Just Wild About Harry," "The Gentleman Is a Dope," "The Boy Next Door," "An Occasional Man," "Goldfinger," "Ballad of The Sad Young Men," "The Man I Love," "For Every Man There's a Woman," "Marry The Man Today," "He Needs Me," "He's My Guy," "Down Boy," "One Man Ain't Quite Enough," "The Man That Got Away."

Movie Stars Sing!
(Sepia Records - new on CD)
Compilation album, most selections not before on CD. "Chihuahua Choo Choo" (Ricardo Montalban), "Strange Are the Ways of Love" (Debra Paget), "I've Got A Crush on You Howard" (Duff & Ida Lupino), "Don't Believe Everything You Read" (Eve Arden), "Leprechaun Lullaby" (Pat O'brien), "River, River" (Rita Moreno), "Let's Dance" (Marge & Gower Champion), "One for My Baby" (Ida Lupino & Howard Duff), "Ten Thousand Miles" (Preston Foster), "Pour Tout Ma Vie" (Corinne Calvet), "Hold My Hand" (Dick Powell), "Tom Pillibi" (Julie Andrews), "Love Wonderful Love" (Howard Keel), "Take It or Leave It" (Yvonne De Carlo), "Zing Went the Strings of My Heart" (Bob Hope), "The Big Circus" (Rhonda Fleming), "Two Ladies In the Shade of the Banana Tree" (Peter Lawford ), "Happy Anniversary" (Mitzi Gaynor), "Pillow Talk" (Rock Hudson), "He's Good for Me" (Mae West), "The Notorious Landlady" (Fred Astaire), "Whatever Happened To Baby Jane?" (Bette Davis & Debbie Burton), "The Long and the Short and the Tall" (Laurence Harvey), "Dear Johnny" (Sandra Dee), "Little Betty Falling Star" (George Hamilton), "Are You the Boy" (Tuesday Weld), "Live Young" (Troy Donahue), "Never on Sunday" (In English) (Melina Mercouri ), "Does Goodnight Mean Goodbye" (Vincent Edwards), "Our Day Will Come" (Dolores Gray).

Since I Fell for You: Eydie Gorme
(Real Gone Music - new on CD)
1981 album, CD reissue with six bonus tracks. "Since I Fell for You," "Breaking Up Is Hard to Do," "You re Nobody Till Somebody Loves You," "Come In from the Rain," "Send in the Clowns," "What ll I Do," "God Bless the Child," "The First Time," "Round Midnight," "But He Was Good for Me," "By the Time I Get to Phoenix," "Like Someone in Love," "Didn t We," "If," "Don t Let Me Be Lonely Tonight," "Would You Believe." Arrangements by Don Costa, Michel Legrand, Peter Matz, Jack Elliot and Nelson Riddle. Also being released, a 1970s Edye Gorme twofer of Tonight I'll Say a Prayer/It Was a Good Time albums.

Sir Laurence Olivier's Shakespeare Collection
(Kultur Video - on 2 DVDs)
King Lear with John Hurt and Diana Rigg; Othello with Maggie Smith, Frank Finlay and Joyce Redman.


Added to August 26:

Grind: The Movie
(Yellow Sound Label - new digital album)
Five new songs performed by Anthony Rapp and Eric Michael Krop with music by Derek Gregor and lyrics by Selda Sahin. "Stay the Night" (Eric Michael Krop), "Do It Anyway" (Anthony Rapp), "End of Me" (Anthony Rapp and Eric Michael Krop), "Easier Not to Care" (Eric Michael Krop), "Used to be You" (Anthony Rapp). The 35 minute short film, written and directed by Zachary Halley and Anthony Rapp, Claire Coffee, Pasha Pellosie, Jennifer Babiak, Adam Halpin, Celia Au, Trey Gerrald, Danny Blu, Drew Brody, Jonathan Chang, Ravi Roth and Matt Shingledecker, will be available online October 1. Soundtrack produced by Telly Leung and Michael Croiter.