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CDs Now Available:
Don't Worry 'bout Me & Broadway Bongos & Mr B
(Sepia Records - new on CD/mp3/iTunes)
Two LPs by Mr. "B" Billy Eckstine: Broadway showstoppers set to a Latin beat and standards. 26 tracks in total first time on CD and re-mastered in stereo. "From This Moment On," "I Could Write a Book," "If Ever I Would Leave You," "I've Got You Under My Skin," "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'," "Tonight," "Stranger in Paradise," "Get Out of Town," "Old Devil Moon," "On The Street Where You Live," "There's a Small Hotel," "Something I Dreamed Last Night," "Till There Was You," "What Kind of Fool Am I," "It Isn't Fair," "(Love Is) The Tender Trap," "Beauty of True Love," "The Exodus Song," "Guilty," "Don't Worry 'Bout Me," "Tender Is The Night," "Jeannie," "Stranger in Town," "I Want To Talk About You," "I Apologize," "My Foolish Heart."
A Little Night Music Soundtrack
(Masterworks Broadway/ArkivMusic - new on CD-R/digital)
1978 film soundtrack, first time on CD. Stephen Sondheim score. Newly remastered, transferred from the original stereo masters. Includes a previously unreleased instrumental cue, along with two other instrumental cues taken from the mono soundtrack of the film and the complete version of "Every Day a Little Death" from the mono soundtrack. Elizabeth Taylor, Diana Rigg, Lesley-Ann Down, Len Cariou and Hermione Gingold. "Overture" / "Night Waltz" (Love Takes Time), "The Glamorous Life," "Now" / "Soon" / "Later," "You Must Meet My Wife," "Every Day a Little Death," "Night Waltz 1:06," "A Weekend in the Country," "It Would Have Been Wonderful," "Send in the Clowns," "Poor Old Frederick" (previously unreleased), "Send in the Clowns" (Reprise)" / "Finale"; "Bonus Tracks: "Every Day a Little Death" (film version, previously unreleased), "Night Waltz" (film version, previously unreleased), "End Credits" (film version). Liner notes by Peter E. Jones. At MasterworksBroadway.com now; at ArkivMusic and download September 10.
Making Love in a Canoe
(new on CD/mp3)
Kyle Golemba & Adam White feature songs from Canadian musical theatre, including Anne of Green Gables, Variations on a Nervous Breakdown, and the music of Nancy White. "This Is Home," "Gee, I'm Glad I'm No One Else but Me," "All You Can Do Is Wait," "Mr. Wilson's Class," "Part of Me," "Who I Am," "Another Heart," "A Day With Julia," "1003," "River Mend My Heart," "Kyle's Satisfactory Trajectory." Clips, tracks and album available at CDBaby.
Old Folks At Home
(new on CD-R/mp3)
Original songs from Jill Detroit and Scott Phillips musical. Clips, tracks and album available at CDBaby.
Eleven">Seven Come Eleven - A Gaming Gambol
(Masterworks Broadway/ArkivMusic - new on CD-R/download)
1961 Julius Monk Upstairs at the Downstairs revue. Philip Bruns, Ceil Cabot, Rex Robbins, Steve Roland, Donna Sanders, Mary Louise Wilson. "Seven Come Eleven" (William Roy), "This Is New York" (Jack Holmes), "The Jackie Look" (Lesley Davison), "Suddenly, Last Tuesday" (William F Brown), "I Found Him" (Jack Urbont), "School Daze" (Michael Brown), "Forbidden Tropics" (G Wood), "Captain of the Pinafores" (Rod Warren), "Alma Whatsa Mater" (Lesley Davison), "Sick" (William Roy), "Don't You Feel Naked Not Drinking?" (Robert Elliott), "I Flew to Havana Last Wednesday" (Michael Brown), "Umbilicus Undulatus" (William Roy), "Christmas Long Ago" (Ralph Strain), "John Birch Society" (Michael Brown), "Seven Come Eleven" (William Roy). Previously available at MasterworksBroadway.com, now at ArkivMusic.
Shades of Blue: Harold Sanditen Live at the Pheasantry
(LML Music - new on CD)
Cabaret singer's second album, recorded live at the Pheasantry in London. Steve Bentley-Klein (violin, trumpet, flugelhorn); Bob Sydor (flute, clarinet, tenor saxophone); Michael Roulston (piano, background vocals); Dave Olney (double bass); Paul Merser (drums, percussion). "Shakin' The Blues Away," "Birth of the Blues," "Waters Of March," "Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gives To Me," "No More Blues," "Way You Look Tonight," "I'm Hip," "I Saw the Light," "Landslide," "Moondance," "Love For Sale/Me and Mrs Jones," "He's Got a Way," "Night in Tunisia/You and the Night and the Music," "Bluebird," "Boy Named Sue," "Fly Me to the Moon," "Stately Homes of England," "Blues Skies."
DIGITAL DOWNLOADs Now Available:
50 Shades! The Musical
(eOne - iTunes)
Al Samuels, Amanda Blake Davis, Jody Shelton, Ashley Ward, Dan Wessels touring parody musical. Amber Petty, Chris Grace, Emily Eden, Jessica Kemock, Spencer Rose, Nick Semar, Matthew Nolan, Caroline Reade, Victor Show. CD in theaters and to be released 9/24/13.
Elaine Paige Digital Recordings
Available by download on iTunes in the U.K., mainland Europe and Australasia: Stages, Cinema, Love Hurts Christmas, Encore, Centre Stage and The King and I (2000 London cast). U.S. and Canadian releases to be announced.
DVD/Blu-Rays Now Available:
Paramount - new Blu-Ray + CD)
1983 film starring Jennifer Beals, Michael Nouri, Lilia Skala, Sunny Johnson, Kyle Heffner. Directed by Adrian Lyne. Bonuses (same as 2007 DVD release): The History of Flashdance, The Look of Flashdance, Flashdance Music and Songs, Flashdance Choreography, Releasing the Flashdance Phenomenon, teaser and theatrical trailers, and exclusive 6-Track music CD.
The Muppet Movie: The Nearly 35th Anniversary Edition
(Disney - new Blu-Ray + Digital Copy)
1979 musical film. Songs by Paul Williams and Kenny Ascher include "Rainbow Connection." 95 minutes.
BOOKs Now Available:
Dramatic Critic: Selected Reviews (1922-1939) by Charles Morgan
(Oberon Books - Paperback Book/previously released Kindle Edition)
Roger Morgan, editor. Historical record of drama critic (England's The Times from 1922 to 1939), also a novelist and playwright.
2014 The Wizard of Oz Special Edition Wall Calendar
(Day Dream - Wall Calendar)
Recordings RECENTLY MADE AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER:
Boardwalk Empire Volume 2: Music From The HBO Original Series
(Abkco - new on CD)
Features 1920s "big-band classics, Broadway dance tunes, sultry ballads and torch songs" performed by Matt Berninger ("I'll See You In My Dreams"), Margot Bingham ("I'm Going South" and "Somebody Loves Me"), Kathy Brier ("There'll Be Some Changes Made"), Neko Case ("Nobody Knows You When You're Down And Out"), Elvis Costello ("It Had To Be You"), Stephen DeRosa ("Old King Tut " and "You'd Be Surprised"), Karen Elson ("Who's Sorry Now"), David Johansen ("Strut Miss Lizzie"), Pokey LaFarge ("Lovesick Blues"), Liza Minnelli ("You've Got To See Mama Ev'ry Night (Or You Can't See Mama At All)"), Leon Redbone (" Baby Won't You Please Come Home"), Patti Smith ("I Ain't Got Nobody"), Chaim Tannenbaum ("All Alone"), St. Vincent ("Make Believe"), Rufus Wainwright ("Jimbo Jambo"), Loudon Wainwright III ("The Prisoner's Song"), featuring Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks.
(VCI - new on DVD)
1937 musical film featuring Jessie Matthews, Barry MacKay, Nat Pendleton, Alastair Sim. Songs by Samuel Lerner (as Sammy Lerner), Al Goodhart and Al Hoffman, Harry Revel & Mack Gordon; Harry M. Woods. Director Sonnie Hale.
Head Over Heels
(VCI - new on DVD)
1937 musical film. Jessie Matthews, Louis Borel, Robert Flemyng, Romney Brent. Director Sonnie Hale. Songs by Harry Revel & Mack Gordon.
Here's Edie: The Edie Adams Television Collection
(MVD and Ediad Productions - 4 DVD set)
First ever release from the 1962-63 TV series "Here's Edie" and "The Edie Adams Show." 21 complete episodes filmed in studio and on location. New digital transfer. Guests include Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Stan Getz, Sammy Davis, Jr., Spike Jones, Bob Hope, Peter Falk, Bobby Darin, Johnny Mathis, Nancy Wilson, Buddy Hackett, Dick Shawn, Terry Thomas, Rowan & Martin, Sir Michael Redgrave, Zsa Zsa Gabor, Andre Previn, Lauritz Melchoir, Laurindo Almeida. Additional guests include Allan Sherman. Bonus footage includes Adams' rarely seen musical performances on Ernie Kovacs shows; commercial promos by Adams and Sid Caesar; Muriel Cigars promotional film and more. 720 minutes. 16-page booklet with rare photos, an essay from Edie's son Joshua Mills, and a show-by-show rundown from curator and co-Producer Ben Model.
The Miracle Worker Soundtrack
(Kritzerland Records - new on CD)
Laurence Rosenthal's soundtrack for 1962 film adaptation of William Gibson play, which starred Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke. Remastered plus two bonus tracks. Limited edition of 1,000 copies. To ship by the end of September. Pre-ordering at Kritzerland.com.
OTHER NEW ANNOUNCEMENTS:
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First Date OBC recording
(Yellow Sound Label - new on CD)
Music and Lyrics by Alan Zachary & Michael Weiner. Zachary Levi, Krysta Rodriguez, Sara Chase, Kristoffer Cusick, Blake Hammond, Kate Loprest, Bryce Ryness. Executive-produced by Altar Identity Studios. Produced by Michael Croiter and Dominick Amendum.