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American musical theater shows, songs, and stars.

American musical theater [sound] recording : shows, songs, and stars.
[S.l.] : Smithsonian Collection of Recordings ; New York : CBS Records, Inc., p1989.

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Additional Authors
  • Cowles, Eugene
  • Russell, Lillian, 1861-1922
  • Cohan, George M. (George Michael), 1878-1942.
  • Jolson, Al, 1886-1950
  • Wheaton, Anna
  • Harrod, James
  • Day, Edith
  • Steel, John, 1900-1971
  • Sissle, Noble, 1889-1975
  • Astaire, Fred
  • Astaire, Adele
  • Lawrence, Gertrude
  • Coyne, Joseph
  • Hale, Binnie
  • Oldham, Derek
  • Welchman, Harry
  • Hignell, Rose
  • Morgan, Helen, 1900-1941
  • Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976
  • Robinson, Bill, 1878-1949
  • Cantor, Eddie, 1892-1964
  • Merman, Ethel
  • Carson, Jack, 1910-1963
  • Oakes, Betty
  • Webb, Clifton, 1889-1966
  • Tamara
  • Duncan, Todd
  • Brown, M. Anne
  • Murray, Wynn
  • Rubenstein, Ruth
  • Da Silva, Howard, 1909-1986
  • Huston, Walter, 1884-1950
  • Martin, Mary, 1913-1990
  • Waters, Ethel, 1896-1977
  • Segal, Vivienne
  • Kaye, Danny
  • Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989
  • Baker, Kenny, 1912-1985
  • Drake, Alfred, 1914-1992
  • Raitt, John, 1917-2005
  • Wilson, Dooley, 1894-1953
  • Hill, Ruby
  • Nicholas, Harold
  • Green, Adolph
  • Alexander, Cris, 1920-2012
  • Reardon, John, 1930-1988
  • Yarnell, Bruce
  • Orbach, Jerry
  • Smith, Rufus
  • Logan, Ella, 1913-1969
  • Brooks, David (Vocalist)
  • Bell, Marion
  • Sullivan, Brian, 1919-1969
  • Bolger, Ray
  • Channing, Carol
  • Pinza, Ezio
  • Kaye, Stubby
  • Silver, Johnny
  • Deane, Douglas
  • Bigley, Isabel
  • Brynner, Yul
  • Booth, Shirley
  • Russell, Rosalind
  • Adams, Edie, 1927-2008
  • Ballard, Kaye
  • Carroll, Diahann
  • Verdon, Gwen
  • Weede, Robert
  • Sullivan, Jo
  • Harrison, Rex
  • Andrews, Julie
  • Coote, Robert, 1909-1982
  • Cook, Barbara
  • Chaplin, Sydney
  • Holliday, Judy
  • Preston, Robert, 1918-1987
  • Lawrence, Carol, 1932-
  • Kert, Larry
  • Gardner, Rita
  • Nelson, Kenneth, 1930-1993
  • Watson, Susan, 1938-
  • Silvers, Phil, 1911-1985
  • Nash-Cummings, Nancy
  • Burton, Richard, 1925-1984
  • Alberghetti, Anna Maria
  • Morse, Robert, 1931-2022
  • Mostel, Zero, 1915-1977.
  • Streisand, Barbra
  • Karnilova, Maria
4 sound discs : digital; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title
  • Shows, songs, and stars
  • Shows, songs, and stars.
  • Smithsonian Collection of Recordings: RD 036.
  • CBS Special Products: A4 20833 (A 20484--A20487).
  • Compact discs.
  • Analog recordings.
  • Program notes including bibliograpy and performer biographies (132 p. : ports. ; 23 cm.) inserted in container.
Event (note)
  • Recorded on various dates, 1906-1964.
  • The fortune teller. Gypsy love song (Eugene Cowles) -- Twirly-whirly. Come down, ma evenin' star (Lillian Russell) -- Little Johnny Jones. Life's a funny proposition, after all (George M. Cohan) -- The Honeymoon Express. You made me love you (Al Jolson) -- Oh, boy! Till the clouds roll by (Anna Wheaton ; James Harrod) -- Irene. Alice blue gown (Edith Day) -- Ziegfeld follies of 1919. A pretty girl is like a melody (John Steel) -- Shuffle along. Baltimore buzz (Noble Sissle) -- Lady, be good. Fascinating rhythm (Fred and Adele Astaire) -- Oh, Kay! Someone to watch over me (Gertrude Lawrence) -- No! no! Nanette! I want to be happy (Joseph Coyne, Binnie Hale) -- Rose-Marie. Indian love call (Edith Day ; Derek Oldham) -- The student prince. Deep in my heart, Dear (Harry Welchman ; Rose Hignell) -- Show boat. Can't help lovin' dat man (Helen Morgan) ; Ol' man river (Paul Robeson) -- Blackbirds of 1928. Doin' the new low down (Bill Robinson) -- Whoopee. Makin Whoopee (Eddie Cantor) -- Girl crazy. I got rhythm (Ethel Merman) -- Of thee I sing. Of thee I sing, baby (Jack Carson ; Betty Oakes) -- The band wagon. Hoops (Fred and Adele Astaire) -- Gay divorce. Night and day (Fred Astaire) -- As thousands cheer. Easter Parade (Clifton Webb) -- Roberta. Smoke gets in your eyes (Tamara) -- Anything goes. I get a kick out of you (Ethel Merman) -- Porgy and Bess. Bess, you is my woman now (Todd Duncan ; Anne Brown) -- Babes in Arms. Johnny One-Note (Wynn Murray) --
  • Pins and needles . Chain Store Daisy (Ruth Rubenstein) -- The cradle will rock. The cradle will rock (Howard Da Silva) -- Kinckerbocker holiday. September song (Walter Huston) -- Leave it to me. My heart belongs to daddy (Mary Martin) -- Dubarry was a lady. Friendship (Bert Lahr ; Ethel Merman) -- Cabin in the sky. Taking a chance on love (Ethel Waters) -- Pal Joey. Bewitched, bothered, and bewildered (Vivienne Segal) -- Lady in the dark. Tschaikowsky (Danny Kaye) ; Jenny (Gertrude Lawrence) -- This is the army. Oh, how I hate to get up in the morning (Irving Berlin) -- One touch of Venus. Speak low (Mary Martin ; Kenny Baker) -- Oklahoma! Oklahoma (Alfred Drake) -- Carousel. Soliloquy (John Raitt) -- Bloomer girl. The eagle and me (Dooley Wilson) -- St. Louis woman. Come rain or come shine (Ruby Hill ; Harold Nicholas) -- On the town. New York, New York (Adolph Green ; Cris Alexander ; John Reardon) -- Annie get your gun. There's no business like show business (Ethel Merman ; Bruce Yarnell ; Jerry Orbach ; Rufus Smith) -- Finian's rainbow. How are things in Glocca Morra? (Ella Logan) -- Brigadoon. Almost like being in love (David Brooks ; Marion Bell) -- Lonely house. Street scene (Brian Sullivan) -- Where's Charley? Once in love with Amy (Ray Bolger) -- Kiss me, Kate. Where is the life that late I led? (Alfred Drake) -- Gentlemen prefer blondes. Diamonds are a girl's best friend (Carol Channing) --
  • South Pacific. A wonderful guy (Mary Martin) ; Some enchanted evening (Ezio Pinza) -- Guys and dolls. Runyonland music ; Fugue for tinhorns ; Follow the fold (Stubby Kaye ; Johnny Silver ; Douglas Deane ; Isabel Bigley) -- The King and I. Shall we dance? (Gertrude Lawrence ; Yul Brynner) -- A tree grows in Brooklyn. He had refinement (Shirley Booth) -- Wonderful town. Ohio (Rosalind Russell ; Edith Adams) -- The golden apple. Lazy afternoon (Kaye Ballard) -- Fanny. Welcome home (Ezio Pinza) -- Peter Pan. I gotta crow (Mary Martin) -- House of flowers. A sleepin' bee (Diahann Carroll) -- The pajama game. Hey there (John Raitt) -- Damn Yankees. Whatever Lola wants (Gwen Verdon) -- The most happy fella. Like a woman loves a man ; My heart is so full of you (Robert Weede ; Jo Sullivan) -- My fair lady. The rain in Spain (Rex Harrison ; Julie Andrews ; Robert Coote) -- Candide. Glitter and be gay (Barbara Cook) -- Bells are ringing. Just in time (Sydney Chaplin ; Judy Holliday) -- The music man. 76 trombones (Robert Preston) -- West Side story. Tonight (Carol Lawrence ; Larry Kert) -- Gypsy. Rose's turn (Ethel Merman) -- The sound of music. Do re mi (Mary Martin) -- Fiorello! Little tin box (Howard Da Silva) -- The fantasticks. Try to remember (Jerry Orbach ; Rita Gardner ; Kenneth Nelson) -- Bye bye Birdie. A lot of livin' to do (Dick Gautier ; Susan Watson) -- Do re mi. Adventure (Phil Silvers ; Nancy Walker) -- Camelot. Camelot (Richard Burton) --
  • Carnival! Mira (Anna Maria Alberghetti) -- How to succeed in business without really trying. I believe in you (Robert Morse) -- A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum. Comedy tonight (Zero Mostel) -- She loves me. Ice cream (Barbara Cook) -- Funny girl. People (Barbra Streisand) -- Hello, Dolly! Hello, Dolly! (Carol Channing) -- Fiddler on the roof. Sunrise, sunset (Zero Mostel ; Maria Karnilova).
Call Number
*LDCO 17 (F)
  • 21219358
  • NYPG95-R1073
American musical theater [sound] recording : shows, songs, and stars.
[S.l.] : Smithsonian Collection of Recordings ; New York : CBS Records, Inc., p1989.
Various performers.
Recorded on various dates, 1906-1964.
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Added Author
Cowles, Eugene, performer.
Russell, Lillian, 1861-1922, performer.
Cohan, George M. (George Michael), 1878-1942.
Jolson, Al, 1886-1950, performer.
Wheaton, Anna, performer.
Harrod, James, performer.
Day, Edith, performer.
Steel, John, 1900-1971, performer.
Sissle, Noble, 1889-1975, performer.
Astaire, Fred, performer.
Astaire, Adele, performer.
Lawrence, Gertrude, performer.
Coyne, Joseph, performer.
Hale, Binnie, performer.
Oldham, Derek, performer.
Welchman, Harry, performer.
Hignell, Rose, performer.
Morgan, Helen, 1900-1941, performer.
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976, performer.
Robinson, Bill, 1878-1949, performer.
Cantor, Eddie, 1892-1964, performer.
Merman, Ethel, performer.
Carson, Jack, 1910-1963, performer.
Oakes, Betty, performer.
Webb, Clifton, 1889-1966, performer.
Tamara, performer.
Duncan, Todd, performer.
Brown, M. Anne, performer.
Murray, Wynn, performer.
Rubenstein, Ruth, performer.
Da Silva, Howard, 1909-1986, performer.
Huston, Walter, 1884-1950, performer.
Martin, Mary, 1913-1990, performer.
Waters, Ethel, 1896-1977, performer.
Segal, Vivienne, performer.
Kaye, Danny, performer.
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989, performer.
Baker, Kenny, 1912-1985, performer.
Drake, Alfred, 1914-1992, performer.
Raitt, John, 1917-2005, performer.
Wilson, Dooley, 1894-1953, performer.
Hill, Ruby, performer.
Nicholas, Harold, performer.
Green, Adolph, performer.
Alexander, Cris, 1920-2012, singer.
Reardon, John, 1930-1988, performer.
Yarnell, Bruce, performer.
Orbach, Jerry, performer.
Smith, Rufus, performer.
Logan, Ella, 1913-1969, performer.
Brooks, David (Vocalist) Performer
Bell, Marion, performer.
Sullivan, Brian, 1919-1969, performer.
Bolger, Ray, performer.
Channing, Carol, performer.
Pinza, Ezio, performer.
Kaye, Stubby, performer.
Silver, Johnny, performer.
Deane, Douglas, performer.
Bigley, Isabel, performer.
Brynner, Yul, performer.
Booth, Shirley, performer.
Russell, Rosalind, performer.
Adams, Edie, 1927-2008, performer.
Ballard, Kaye, performer.
Carroll, Diahann, performer.
Verdon, Gwen, performer.
Weede, Robert, performer.
Sullivan, Jo, performer.
Harrison, Rex, performer.
Andrews, Julie, performer.
Coote, Robert, 1909-1982, performer.
Cook, Barbara, performer.
Chaplin, Sydney, performer.
Holliday, Judy, performer.
Preston, Robert, 1918-1987, performer.
Lawrence, Carol, 1932- performer.
Kert, Larry, performer.
Gardner, Rita, performer.
Nelson, Kenneth, 1930-1993, performer.
Watson, Susan, 1938- performer.
Silvers, Phil, 1911-1985, performer.
Nash-Cummings, Nancy, performer.
Burton, Richard, 1925-1984, performer.
Alberghetti, Anna Maria, performer.
Morse, Robert, 1931-2022, singer.
Mostel, Zero, 1915-1977.
Streisand, Barbra, performer.
Karnilova, Maria, performer.
Added Title
Shows, songs, and stars.
Publisher No.
Smithsonian Collection of Recordings RD 036
A4 20483--20487
A4 20483
A 20484
A 20485
A 20486
A 20487
Research Call Number
*LDCO 17 (F) Program notes on file.
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