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Mame / Original Broadway Cast

Cast
Release Date: 08/05/2008 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 61739  
Composer:  Jerry Herman
Performer:  Charlotte JonesJohanna DouglasRandy KirbySab Shimono,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 6 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Music and lyrics by Jerry Herman.

Principal cast includes: Angela Lansbury, Beatrice Arthur, Frankie Michaels, Jane Connell, Jerry Lanning, Charles Braswell, and Sab Shimono.

Don Pippin, conductor.

Based on Patrick Dennis' 1955 novel Auntie Mame and the hit play and film it inspired, Herman's musical version was the final blockbuster of the 1965-66 Broadway season, making a star of veteran character actress Angela Lansbury and introducing one of Herman’s most popular scores, featuring an unforgettable title song and another breakout hit “If He Walked Into My Life.” The show immediately picked up eight Tony nominations, winning three, including one for Lansbury as Best Actress in a Musical. The
Read more Grammy Award-winning original cast recording was made May 29, 1966 at New York's legendary 30th Street Studio with Goddard Lieberson producing. In addition to Lansbury, the cast includes Tony winners Beatrice Arthur and Frankie Michaels. This edition of Mame includes Jerry Herman’s demos of songs from the show.

Recorded May 29, 1966, in Columbia 30th Street Studio, New York, NY.
Producer: Goddard Lieberson.

Tracks:
1. Overture - Orchestra
2. St. Bridget - Jane Connell / Frankie Michaels
3. It's Today - Angela Lansbury / Company
4. Open a New Window - Angela Lansbury / Company
5. The Man in the Moon - Angela Lansbury / Moon Maidens
6. My Best Girl - Frankie Michaels / Angela Lansbury
7. We Need a Little Christmas - Angela Lansbury / Frankie Michaels / Jane Connell / Sab Shimono
8. Mame - Angela Lansbury
9. The Letter - Charles Braswell / Company
10. My Best Girl (Reprise) - Jerry Lanning
11. Bosom Buddies - Angela Lansbury / Beatrice Arthur
12. Gooch's Song - Jane Connell
13. That's How Young I Feel - Angela Lansbury / Company
14. If He Walked Into My Life - Angela Lansbury
15. Finale - Angela Lansbury / Company
16. St. Bridget (Bonus Track) - Jerry Herman
17. It's Today (Bonus Track) - Jerry Herman / Alice Borden
18. Camouflage (Bonus Track) - Jerry Herman / Alice Borden
19. Open a New Window (Bonus Track) - Jerry Herman / Alice Borden
20. Mame (Bonus Track) - Jerry Herman / Alice Borden
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Works on This Recording

1.
Mame by Jerry Herman
Performer:  Charlotte Jones (Voice), Johanna Douglas (Voice), Randy Kirby (Voice),
Sab Shimono (Voice), Frankie Michaels (Voice), Charles Braswell (Voice),
Jane Connell (Voice), Angela Lansbury (Voice), Beatrice Arthur (Voice),
Willard Waterman (Voice), Jerry Lanning (Voice), George Coe (Voice),
Margaret Hall (Voice), John C. Becher (Voice), Diana Walker (Voice),
Diane Coupe (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/29/1966 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studio, New York 
2.
Mame: St. Bridget by Jerry Herman
Performer:  Jerry Herman (Piano), Jerry Herman (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966; USA 
Date of Recording: 1966 
3.
Mame: It's Today by Jerry Herman
Performer:  Jerry Herman (Voice), Alice Borden (Voice), Jerry Herman (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966; USA 
Date of Recording: 1966 
4.
Mame: Camouflage by Jerry Herman
Performer:  Jerry Herman (Voice), Alice Borden (Voice), Jerry Herman (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966; USA 
Date of Recording: 1966 
5.
Mame: Open a New Window by Jerry Herman
Performer:  Jerry Herman (Voice), Alice Borden (Voice), Jerry Herman (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966; USA 
Date of Recording: 1966 
6.
Mame: Mame by Jerry Herman
Performer:  Jerry Herman (Voice), Jerry Herman (Piano), Alice Borden (Voice)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1966; USA 
Date of Recording: 1966 

Sound Samples

Overture (Orchestra)
St. Bridget (Connell, Michaels) (Voice)
It's Today (Lansbury and Companyl)
Open a New Window (Lansbury and Company) (Voice)
The Man in the Moon (Arthur, Lansbury, Moon Maidens) (Voice)
My Best Girl (Michaels, Lansbury) (Voice)
We Need a Little Christmas (Lansbury, Michaels, Connell, Shimono) (Voice)
Mame (Braswell and Company) (Voice)
The Letter (Michaels, Lanning) (Voice)
My Best Girl (Reprise) (Lanning) (Voice)
Bosom Buddies (Lansbury, Arthur) (Voice)
Gooch's Song (Connell) (Voice)
That's How Young I Feel (Lansbury and Company) (Voice)
If He Walked Into My Life (Lansbury)
Finale (Lansbury and Company) (Voice)
St. Bridget (Jerry Herman) (Bonus Track)
It's Today (Jerry Herman, Alice Borden) (Bonus Track)
Camouflage (Jerry Herman, Alice Borden) (Bonus Track)
Open a New Window (Jerry Herman, Alice Borden) (Bonus Track)
Mame (Jerry Herman, Alice Borden) (Bonus Track)

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