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Music and lyrics by Jerry Herman.
Principal cast includes: Robert Weede, Mimi Benzell, Molly Picon, Tommy Rall, and Juki Arkin.
Max Goberman, conductor.
Herman’s first Broadway musical – winner of five Tony nominations, including Best Musical and Best Score – also produced his first breakout hit song, “Shalom.” The show starred opera singers Robert Weede and Mimi Benzell, singer/dancer Tommy Rall (Seven Brides for Seven Brothers) and the first lady of the Yiddish theater, Molly Picon. Recorded October 15, 1961 in Webster Hall in New York City, the original cast recording was produced by George Avakian and Joe Linhart, with Max Goberman conducting.
Recorded October 15, 1961, in Webster
Hall, New York, NY.
Producers: George Avakian and Joe Linhart.
2. Shalom - Robert Weede / Mimi Benzell
3. Independence Day Hora - Company
4. Milk and Honey - Tommy Rall / Juki Arkin / Company
5. There's No Reason in the World - Robert Weede
6. Chin up, Ladies - Molly Picon
7. That Was Yesterday - Mimi Benzell
8. Let's Not Waste a Moment - Robert Weede
9. The Wedding - Mimi Benzell / Robert Weede
10. Like a Young Man - Robert Weede
11. I Will Follow You - Tommy Rall
12. Hymn to Hymie - Molly Picon
13. As Simple as That - Mimi Benzell / Robert Weede
14. Finale - Company
Works on This Recording
Milk and Honey by Jerry Herman
Molly Picon (Voice),
Mimi Benzell (Voice),
Juki Arkin (Voice),
Robert Weede (Baritone),
Tommy Rall (Voice)
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1961; USA
Date of Recording: 10/15/1961
Venue: Webster Hall, New York
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