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Music and lyrics written by Meredith Willson. Principal cast includes: Robert Preston (Harold Hill); Barbara Cook (Marian Paroo); David Burns (Mayor Shin); Pert Kelton (Mrs. Paroo); Iggie Wolfington (Marcellus Washburn); The Buffalo Bills. Recorded on December 29, 1957. Music and lyrics written by Meredith Willson. Principal cast includes: Robert Preston (Harold Hill); Barbara Cook (Marian Paroo); David Burns (Mayor Shin); Pert Kelton (Mrs. Paroo); Iggie Wolfington (Marcellus Washburn); The Buffalo Bills. Recorded on December 29, 1957. Includes liner notes by Marc Kirkeby. This is part of Angel's Broadway series. THE MUSIC MAN has been a Broadway smash since it first opened in 1957, and this cast album endures as one of the genre's finest. Composer Meredith Willson was a protTgT of Frank Loesser--he of "On A Slow Boat To China" fame. Set in small-town Iowa at the turn of the century, THE MUSIC MAN is a nostalgic tour-de-force. Barbara Cook (about whom it has been said, "if the angels don't sing like her,...
Song List: Disc 1
1. Overture / Rock Island
2. Iowa Stubborn
3. Ya Got Trouble
4. Piano Lesson
5. Goodnight My Someone
6. Seventy-Six Trombones and Goodnight My Someone
7. Sincere
8. Sadder But Wiser Girl For Me
9. Pick-a-Little, Talk-a-Little
10. Goodnight Ladies / Marian The Librarian
11. My White Night
12. Wells Fargo Wagon
13. It's You
14. Shipoopi
15. Lida Rose / Will I Ever Tell You
16. Gary, Indiana
17. Till There Was You
18. Finale
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Label:  EMI Angel (USA)
ArtistGypsy: Original Broadway Cast
Release Date:  November 21, 1992
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review by . July 17, 2000
posted in Music Matters
Pros: Fun to listen and sing along to; Piece of Theatre History; Good for the whole family     Cons: My White Knight is one of my least favorite songs in musical theatre, even though Barbara Cook does a great job on this album     The original Broadway cast recording of The Music Man has remained a favorite of mine since I was a little girl. When I was a lot younger (maybe even before I was born), my father played the role of Professor Harold Hill. In 1998, …
review by . July 17, 2000
Pros: Fun to listen and sing along to; Piece of Theatre History; Good for the whole family     Cons: My White Knight is one of my least favorite songs in musical theatre, even though Barbara Cook does a great job on this album     The original Broadway cast recording of The Music Man has remained a favorite of mine since I was a little girl. When I was a lot younger (maybe even before I was born), my father played the role of Professor Harold Hill. In 1998, …
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