At the Drop of a Hat > Original London Cast


Show Details

Show
At the Drop of a Hat
Music
Michael Flanders (16), Donald Swann (17)
Lyrics
Michael Flanders (16), Donald Swann (17)

Recording Details

Date
May 2, 1959
Type
Audio / Stage Cast
Method
Live
Language
English
Location
England / London
Music
Sydney Carter (3)
Lyrics
Sydney Carter (3)
Producer
George Martin [1] (15)
Performer
Michael Flanders (16), Donald Swann (17)
Notes
Recorded live at the Fortune Theatre.
Shortcode
[r4833]

Releases (10)

Format
CD
Label
EMI (Parlophone) CDP 7974652
Barcode
0077779746521
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# Tracks
17
Length
72:12
Lists
54 collectors / 4 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl5636]
1. A Transport of Delight
2. Song of Reproduction
3. The Gnu Song
4. Design for Living
5. Je Suis Les Tenebreux
6. Songs for Our Time (Philological Waltz; Satellite Moon; A Happy Song)
7. A Song of the Weather
8. The Reluctant Cannibal
9. Greensleeves
10. Misalliance
11. Kokoraki
12. Madeira M'Dear
13. Too Many Cookers
14. Vanessa
15. Tried by the Centre Court
16. The Youth of the Heart (composed by Carter/Swann)
17. The Hippopotamus Song

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Format
CD
Label
Hallmark 5710192
Released
2011-04-18
Barcode
5050457101923
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# Tracks
13
Lists
1 collector / 0 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl56124]
1. A Transport Of Delight
2. Song Of Reproduction
3. A Gnu
4. Design For Living
5. Je Suis Le Tenebreux
6. Songs For Our Time (Philological Waltz; Satellight Moon; A Happy Song)
7. A Song Of The Weather
8. The Reluctant Cannibal
9. Greensleeves
10. Misalliance
11. Kokoraki - A Greek Song
12. Madeira, M'Dear?
13. Hippopotamus

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Title
Mud, Glorious Mud!
Format
Audio File
Label
Regis Records
Released
2010-09-06
Notes
This release is the entire original At The Drop Of A Hat recording with two songs (Vanessa & Too Many Cookers) from the EP More Out Of The Hat -- also included are the four songs from Ian Wallace's Private Zoo which has Donald Swann accompanying.
Lists
2 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl35940]
Format
4-CD
Label
EMI 5078012
Released
2007-11-05
Barcode
5099950780129
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Also Contains
And Then We Wrote....A Review of Revues by Michael Flander & Donald Swann - 1974 Radio Cast
Notes
Includes 8 tracks from More Out of Another Hat
# Tracks
21
Lists
4 collectors / 1 wish list
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl20882]
Format
LP
Label
Encore ONCR 511
Released
1978
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Notes
'Kokoraki' from different performance at Haymarket Theatre. (p) 1963
Lists
2 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl22753]
Side A:
1. A Transport of Delight
2. Song of Reproduction
3. The Gnu Song
4. Design For Living
5. Je Suis Le Ténébreux
6. Songs For Our Time:
Philological Waltz
Satellite Moon
A Happy Song
Side B:
1. A Song of the Weather
2. The Reluctant Cannibal
3. Greensleeves
4. Misalliance
5. Kokoraki - A Greek Song
6. Madeira M'Dear
7. The Hippopotamus
Format
LP
Label
Angel S 35797
Released
1959-09-28
Audio
Stereo
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Notes
Not banded. Issued in conjunction with the Broadway engagement. This recording has a different intro to the British Release (PCS 3001).
# Tracks
2
Lists
13 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl10947]
A Transport of Delight
Song of Reproduction
Greensleeves
In the Bath
A Gnu
Songs of Our Time: Philological Waltz, Satellite Moon, A Happy Song
A Song of the Weather
The Reluctant Cannibal
Design for Living
Tried by the Centre Court
Misalliance
Madeira, M'Dear?
The Wom Pom
Hippopotamus
Format
LP
Label
Parlophone PMC 1033
Released
1957
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# Tracks
13
Lists
6 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl12145]
See 'Angel' release.
Format
EP
Label
Parlophone GEP 8725
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Lists
1 collector / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl23017]
Side A:
1. The Gnu Song
2. A Transport of Delight
Side B:
1. Song of Reproduction
2. The Hippopotamus
Title
More Out of the Hat!
Format
45
Label
Parlophone GEP 8636
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# Tracks
4
Lists
3 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl10945]
1. Vanessa
2. The Youth of the Heart
3. Tried by the Centre Court
4. Too Many Cookers
Format
LP
Label
Angel 65042
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Notes
Recorded live at the Fortune Theatre, 21st February 1957 - the 50th performance of the show. Does not include ""Too Many Cookers", "Vanessa", "Tried by the Centre Court", or "The Youth of the Heart" which are on the CD release.
# Tracks
13
Lists
5 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl10944]
1. A Transport of Delight
2. Song of Reproduction
3. The Gnu Song
4. Design For Living
5. Je Suis Le Ténébreux
6. Songs For Our Time:
Philological Waltz
Satellite Moon
A Happy Song
7. A Song of the Weather
8. The Reluctant Cannibal
9. Greensleeves
10. Misalliance
11. Kokoraki - A Greek Song
12. Madeira M'Dear
13. The Hippopotamus

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