Bye Bye Birdie > Original Broadway Cast


Show Details

Show
Bye Bye Birdie (22)
Music
Charles Strouse (196)
Lyrics
Lee Adams (89)
Book
Michael Stewart (41)

Recording Details

Date
April 24, 1960
Type
Audio / Stage Cast
Language
English
Location
US / NY / New York
Producer
Mike Berniker (42), Didier C. Deutsch (153), Goddard Lieberson (81), Gary Schultz (6)
Liner Notes
Didier C. Deutsch (153), Marc Kirkeby (27)
Director
Gower Champion (28)
Conductor
Elliot Lawrence (32)
Music Director
Elliot Lawrence (32)
Orchestrations
Robert Ginzler (24)
Performer
Jessica Albright, Vicki Belmonte (2), George Blackwell (4), Johnny Borden (2), Lynn Bowin, Dick Van Der Capellen, Jerry Dodge (8), Barbara Doherty, Don Farnworth, Dick Gautier (3), Lee Howard (2), Judy Keirn, Ed Kresley, Sharon Lerit, Paul Lynde (17), Marijane Maricle (3), Marissa Mason, Kay Medford (9), Michael J. Pollard, Louis Quick, Louise Quick (4), Chita Rivera (65), Jim Sisco, Bob Spencer (2), Dick Van Dyke (44), Michael Vita (6), Susan Watson (29), Karin Wolfe (6)
Shortcode
[r3308]

Tracks also appear on these releases / recordings

Showtime: the Best of Broadway - Original Casts Put on a Happy Face
Broadway Magic: The 1960s - 1987 Original Casts Put on a Happy Face

Releases (13)

Format
CD
Label
Sony SMK 89254
Released
2000-05-30
Barcode
0696998925427
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Performer
Charles Strouse (196)
Producer
Gary Schultz (6)
Liner Notes
Mark Kirkeby (5)
Notes
Remastered. Includes a bonus track of Charles Strouse introducing and singing "Put On a Happy Face" at a Smithsonian lecture in 1978.
# Tracks
18
Lists
230 collectors / 4 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl3949]
1. Overture
2. English Teacher -- Chita Rivera, Dick Van Dyke
3. Telephone Hour -- The Teenagers
4. How Lovely to Be a Woman -- Susan Watson
5. Put on a Happy Face -- Dick Van Dyke
6. Healthy, Normal, American Boy -- Neighbors, Chita Rivera, The Teenagers, Dick Van Dyke
7. One Boy -- Jessica Albright, Sharon Lerit, Chita Rivera, Susan Watson
8. Honestly Sincere -- Barbara Doherty, Dick Gautier, The Teenagers
9. Hymn for a Sunday Evening (Ed Sullivan) -- Johnny Borden, Paul Lynde, Marijane Maricle, Susan Watson
10. One Last Kiss -- Dick Gautier
11. What Did I Ever See in Him? -- Chita Rivera, Susan Watson
12. Lot of Livin' to Do -- Dick Gautier, The Teenagers, Susan Watson
13. Kids -- Paul Lynde, Marijane Maricle
14. Baby, Talk to Me -- George Blackwell, Dick Van Dyke
15. Kids (Reprise) -- Johnny Borden, Paul Lynde, Marijane Maricle,
16. Spanish Rose -- Chita Rivera
17. Rosie -- Chita Rivera, Dick Van Dyke
18. Put on a Happy Face -- Charles Strouse (Bonus)
Format
CD
Label
Sony Classical 749913
Released
2012-04-16
Barcode
886974991328
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# Tracks
18
Lists
7 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl38614]
1. Bye Bye Birdie - Original Broadway Cast; Overture (Voice)
2. Bye Bye Birdie - Original Broadway Cast; An English Teacher (Chita Rivera, Dick Van Dyke) (Voice)
3. Bye Bye Birdie - Original Broadway Cast; The Telephone Hour (Teenagers) (Voice)
4. Bye Bye Birdie - Original Broadway Cast; How Lovely To Be a Woman (Susan Watson) (Voice)
5. Bye Bye Birdie - Original Broadway Cast; Put on a Happy Face (Dick Van Dyke)
6. Bye Bye Birdie - Original Broadway Cast; A Normal, Healthy, American Boy (Chita Rivera, Dick Van Dyke, Teen Trio, Reporters, Teenagers, Neighbors) (Voice)
7. Bye Bye Birdie - Original Broadway Cast; One Boy (Susan Watson, Jessica Albright, Sharon Lerit, Chita Rivera) (Voice)
8. Bye Bye Birdie - Original Broadway Cast; Honestly Sincere (Dick Gautier, Barbara Doherty, Teenagers) (Voice)
9. Bye Bye Birdie - Original Broadway Cast; Hymn for a Sunday Evening (Ed Sullivan) (Paul Lynde, Marijane Maricle, Susan Watson, Johnny Borden) (Voice)
10. Bye Bye Birdie - Original Broadway Cast; One Last Kiss (Dick Gautier, Ensemble) (Voice)
11. Bye Bye Birdie - Original Broadway Cast; What Did I Ever See in Him? (Chita Rivera, Susan Watson) (Voice)
12. Bye Bye Birdie - Original Broadway Cast; A Lot of Livin' to Do (Dick Gautier, Susan Watson, Teenagers) (Voice)
13. Bye Bye Birdie - Original Broadway Cast; Kids (Paul Lynde, Marijane Maricle) (Voice)
14. Bye Bye Birdie - Original Broadway Cast; Baby, Talk to Me (Dick Van Dyke, Quartet, George Blackwell) (Voice)
15. Bye Bye Birdie - Original Broadway Cast; Kids Reprise (Paul Lynde, Marijane Maricle, Johnny Borden, Parents) (Voice)
16. Bye Bye Birdie - Original Broadway Cast; Spanish Rose (Chita Rivera, Townspeople) (Voice)
17. Bye Bye Birdie - Original Broadway Cast; Rosie (Dick Van Dyke, Chita Rivera) (Voice)
18. Put On A Happy Face (Voice)
Format
CD
Label
Masterworks Broadway 88697 49913-2
Released
2009-05-05
Barcode
886974991328
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Notes
Budget re-release in cardboard ecopack sleeve
# Tracks
18
Lists
20 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl24142]
Format
CD
Label
Columbia CK 2025
Released
1990-10-25
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# Tracks
17
Lists
85 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl2951]
Format
LP
Label
Coronet KLL 1640
Country
Australia
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3 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl46170]
Format
Audio File
Label
Roslin Records
Released
2011-05-16
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# Tracks
17
Lists
1 collector / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl43049]
Format
LP
Label
Columbia Special Products COS 2025
Released
1973
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Notes
Some pressings have "The Telephone Hour" scene on cover, others use standard Collectors' Series cover.
Lists
15 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl5954]
Format
LP
Label
Columbia OS 2025
Released
1965
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Shortcode
[rl5953]
Format
LP
Label
Columbia OL 5510
Released
1965
Audio
Mono
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Notes
Reissue in single pocket jacket with photo of "The Telephone Hour" on cover.
Lists
7 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl5952]
Format
LP
Label
Fontana CFL1073
Released
1960
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Notes
UK mono release.
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6 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl12568]
Format
LP
Label
Fontana SCFL137
Released
1960
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Notes
UK stereo release.
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Shortcode
[rl12567]
Format
LP
Label
Columbia KOL 5510
Released
1960
Audio
Mono
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13 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
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Format
LP
Label
Columbia KOS 2025
Released
1960
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Shortcode
[rl5949]

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