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Take Me Along / Original Broadway Cast

Release Date: 05/10/1994 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 51050  
Composer:  Bob Merrill
Performer:  Valerie HarperRobert MorseWalter PidgeonJackie Gleason,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Original Broadway Cast Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Music and lyrics by Bob Merrill.
Story based on Eugene O'Neill's "Ah, Wilderness".

Principal cast includes: Jackie Gleason (Sid); Walter Pidgeon (Nat Miller); Eileen Herlie (Lily); Robert Morse (Richard Miller); Una Merkel (Essie Miller); Valerie Harper (Lady Entertainer).

Recorded at RCA Studio A, New York on October 18 & 19, 1959. Includes liner notes by Steven Suskin and Paul Benzaquin.

Track Listing:

1. Overture
2. Parade, The
3. Oh, Please
4. I Would Die
5. Sid, Ol' Kid
6. Staying Young
7. I Get Embarrassed
8. We're Home
9. Take Me Along
10. Volunteer Firemen Picnic
11. Wint's Song
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12. That's How It Starts
13. Promise Me A Rose
14. Staying Young (Reprise)
15. Little Green Snake
16. Nine O'Clock
17. But Yours
18. Finale
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Works on This Recording

Take Me Along by Bob Merrill
Performer:  Valerie Harper (Voice), Robert Morse (Voice), Walter Pidgeon (Voice),
Jackie Gleason (Voice), Eileen Herlie (Voice), Una Merkel (Voice)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Original Broadway Cast Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
Date of Recording: 10/1959 
Venue:  RCA Studio A, New York 

Customer Reviews

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 Take Me Back November 23, 2013 By Reginald Jones (Hamilton, VA) See All My Reviews "Take Me Along takes me back to the good old days of Broadwat shows. Although only the title song ever climbed up the charts, the rest of the score is well worth hearing. And who wouldn't want to hear Walter Pidgeon (!) and Jackie Gleason sing? Add superlative performances by Eileen Herlie, Robert Morse and Una Merkel and you have a winner. The sound is typical for the period, a little tinny and hollow, but the voices come through beautifully." Report Abuse
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