Hair > Original Broadway Cast


Show Details

Show
Hair (108)
Music
Galt MacDermot (92)
Lyrics
James Rado (44), Gerome Ragni (44)
Book
James Rado (44), Gerome Ragni (44)

Recording Details

Date
May 6, 1968
Type
Audio / Stage Cast
Language
English
Location
US / NY / New York
Theatre/Venue
Biltmore Theatre
Recording Studio
RCA Studio B
Producer
Andy Wiswell (64)
Engineer
Mike Moran (15)
Director
Tom O'Horgan (8)
Conductor
Galt MacDermot (92)
Music Director
Galt MacDermot (92)
Performer
Donnie Burks (3), Steve Curry (4), Lorrie Davis (2), Ronald Dyson (7), Sally Eaton (3), Leata Galloway (9), Steve Gamet, Walter Harris, Paul Jabara (15), Diane Keaton, Hiram Keller, Lynn Kellogg (8), Jonathan Kramer, Marjorie LiPari, Emmaretta Marks, Melba Moore (23), Natalie Mosco (3), Suzannah Norstrand (2), Shelley Plimpton (3), James Rado (44), Gerome Ragni (44), Robert I. Rubinsky, Lamont Washington
Shortcode
[r2961]

Tracks also appear on these releases / recordings

Celebrate Broadway, Vol. 7: Kids! - 1995 Compilation Hair
Broadway: Los grandes musicales - 2013 Various Artists Aquarius, The Flesh Failures (Let the Sunshine In)

Releases (19)

Format
2-CD
Label
RCA Victor Broadway 56085
Released
2003-11-04
Barcode
828765608527
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Also Contains
Hair - 1967 Off-Broadway Cast
Liner Notes
Daniel Guss (9), Didier C. Deutsch (155)
Performer
Galt MacDermot (92)
Producer
Vincent Caro (2)
# Tracks
68
Lists
114 collectors / 8 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl5895]
Disc 1:
1. Aquarius -- Ronald Dyson, Company (2:56)
2. Donna -- Gerome Ragni, Company (2:15)
3. Hashish -- Company (0:58)
4. Sodomy -- Steve Curry, Company (0:55)
5. Colored Spade -- Lamont Washington, Company (1:12)
6. Manchester England -- James Rado, Company (1:20)
7. I'm Black -- Lamont Washington, Steve Curry, James Rado, Gerome Ragni (0:27)
8. Ain't Got No -- Steve Curry, Lamont Washington, Melba Moore, Company (0:45)
9. I Believe in Love -- Melba Moore, Company (1:08)
10. Ain't Got No (Reprise) -- Company (1:16)
11. Air -- Sally Eaton, Melba Moore, Shelley Plimpton, Company (1:30)
12. Initials -- Company (0:56)
13. I Got Life -- James Rado, Company (3:08)
14. Going Down -- Gerome Ragni, Company (2:21)
15. Hair -- James Rado, Gerome Ragni, Company (3:01)
16. My Conviction -- Jonathan Kramer (1:41)
17. Easy to Be Hard -- Lynn Kellogg (2:40)
18. Don't Put It Down -- Gerome Ragni, Steve Curry (2:03)
19. Frank Mills -- Shelley Plimpton (2:09)
20. Be-In -- Company (3:08)
21. Where Do I Go? -- James Rado (2:42)
22. Electric Blues -- Paul Jabara, Company (2:35)
23. Manchester, England (Reprise) -- James Rado, Company (0:32)
24. Black Boys -- Diane Keaton, Natalie Mosco, Suzannah Norstrand, Natalie Mosco (1:10)
25. White Boys -- Melba Moore, Emmaretta Marks, Lorrie Davis (2:29)
26. Walking in Space -- Company (4:50)
27. Abie Baby -- Lorrie Davis, Ronald Dyson, Donnie Burks, Lamont Washington (2:44)
28. Three-Five-Zero-Zero -- Company (3:10)
29. What a Piece of Work Is Man
Walking In Space (Reprise) -- Walter Harris, Ronald Dyson, Company (2:23)
30. Good Morning Starshine -- Lynn Kellogg, Melba Moore, James Rado, Gerome Ragni (2:33)
31. The Bed -- Company (2:58)
32. The Flesh Failures (Let the Sunshine In) -- James Rado, Lynn Kellogg, Melba Moore, Company (3:39)
Disc 2:
1. Ain't Got No -- Walker Daniels, Gerome Ragni, Steve Dean, Arnold Wilkerson (1:24)
2. I Got Life -- Marijane Maricle, Walker Daniels (2:49)
3. Air -- Jonelle Allen, Shelley Plimpton, Sally Eaton (1:31)
4. Going Down -- Gerome Ragni (2:39)
5. Hair -- Walker Daniels, Gerome Ragni (3:08)
6. Dead End -- Jill O'Hara (2:38)
7. Frank Mills -- Shelley Plimpton (1:53)
8. Hare Krishna -- The Company (3:21)
9. Where Do I Go? -- Walker Daniels (3:00)
10. Electric Blues -- Suzannah Evans, Linda Compton, Paul Jabara (2:32)
11. Easy to Be Hard -- Suzannah Evans, Linda Compton, Paul Jabara (2:08)
12. Manchester -- Walker Daniels (1:14)
13. White Boys -- Alma Robinson, Jonelle Allen, Susan Batson (2:37)
14. Black Boys -- Linda Compton, Suzannah Evans, Shelley Plimpton (1:05)
15. Walking in Space -- The Company (4:22)
16. Aquarius -- The Company (2:17)
17. Good Morning Starshine -- Jill O'Hara (3:52)
18. Exanaplanetooch -- Walker Daniels (2:38)
19. The Climax -- Jill O'Hara (1:51)
20. Opening -- Galt Macdermot (2:27)
21. Red Blue and White -- Marijane Maricle, Arnold Soboloff (1:44)
22. Sentimental Ending -- The Company (1:29)
23. How did you become involved with "Hair"? -- Galt Macdermot (1:07)
24. What do you remember about the Off-Broadway cast recording? -- Galt Macdermot (:32)
25. And the Broadway cast recording? -- Galt Macdermot (:31)
26. In the recording session photos, you were the only person wearing a jacket and tie. -- Galt Macdermot (:14)
27. How did the two productions differ? -- Galt Macdermot (1:13)
28. You were not a traditional theater composer. Did you have any models or influences? -- Galt Macdermot (:51)
29. Did "Hair" influence your later work, like "Two Gentlemen of Verona? -- Galt Macdermot (:42)
30. "Hair" was controversial with critics and the public. Did this affect you at all? -- Galt Macdermot (:39)
31. On writing music for the theater, And what makes a popular song -- Galt Macdermot (:56)
32. Did you ever have to rewrite any of the "Hair" songs? -- Galt Macdermot (:23)
33. What sort of music do you write now? -- Galt Macdermot (:23)
34. Do you use synthesizers? -- Galt Macdermot (:20)
35. Have you got any advice for people who want to compose for musical theater? -- Galt Macdermot (:30)
36. Does any one song in "Hair" express your philosophy? -- Galt Macdermot (:22)
Format
CD
Label
Masterworks Broadway 88697 57803-2
Released
2009-10-06
Barcode
886975780327
Audio
Stereo
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Notes
Budget reissue in cardboard jacket. Duplicates the contents of the first CD release, RCA Victor 1150-2-RC
# Tracks
32
Lists
24 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl26520]
Format
CD
Label
Back Biter
Released
2008-01-11
Country
Germany
Barcode
4017914610481
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Notes
German release
# Tracks
26
Lists
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Shortcode
[rl28043]
Format
CD
Label
RCA Victor BD89667
Released
1993-08-14
Barcode
0035628966728
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# Tracks
32
Length
66:33
Lists
19 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl19044]
1. Aquarius
2. Donna
3. Hashish
4. Sodomy
5. Colored Spade
6. Manchester England
7. Ain't Got No
8. I Believe in Love [#]
9. Aint Got No (reprise) [#]
10. Air
11. Initials
12. I Got Life
13. Going Down [#]
14. Hair
15. My Conviction
16. Easy to Be Hard
17. Don't Put It Down
18. Frank Mills
19. Be-In
20. Where Do I Go?
21. Electric Blues [#]
22. Manchester England (reprise) [#]
23. Black Boys
24. White Boys
25. Walking in Space
26. Abie Baby
27. Three-Five-Zero-Zero
28. What a Piece of Work Is Man
29. Good Morning Starshine
30. The Bed [#]
31. The Flesh Failures (Let the Sunshine In)
Format
CD
Label
RCA 1150-2-RC
Released
1990-10-25
Barcode
0078635115024
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Liner Notes
Didier C. Deutsch (155), Nat Shapiro (8)
# Tracks
32
Length
66:00
Lists
193 collectors / 6 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl2607]
01. Aquarius -- Ronald Dyson and Company
02. Donna -- Gerome Ragni and Company
03. Hashish -- Company
04. Sodomy -- Steve Curry and Company
05. Colored Spade -- Lamont Washington and Company
6. Manchester England -- James Rado and Company
07. I'm Black -- Lamont Washington, Steve Curry, Gerome Ragni, James Rado
08. Ain't Got No -- Steve Curry, Lamont Washington, Melba Moore, Company
09. I Believe in Love * -- Melba Moore and Company
10. Ain't Got No (Reprise) * -- Company
11. Air -- Sally Eaton, Shelley Plimpton, Melba Moore, Company
12. Initials -- Company
13. I Got Life -- James Rado and Company
14. Going Down * -- Gerome Ragni and Company
15. Hair -- James Rado, Gerome Ragni, Company
16. My Conviction -- Jonathan Kramer
17. Easy to Be Hard -- Lynn Kellogg
18. Don't Put It Down -- Gerome Ragni and Steve Curry
19. Frank Mills -- Shelley Plimpton
20. Be-In -- Company
21. Where Do I Go? -- James Rado and Company
22. Electric Blues * -- Paul Jabara and Company
23. Manchester England (Reprise) * -- James Rado and Company
24. Black Boys -- Diane Keaton, Suzannah Norstrand, Natalie Mosco
25. White Boys -- Melba Moore, Lorrie Davis, Emmaretta Marks
26. Walking in Space -- Company
27. Abie Baby -- Lorrie Davis, Lamont Washington, Ronald Dyson, Donnie Burks
28. Three-Five-Zero-Zero -- Company
29. What a Piece of Work Is Man -- Ronald Dyson and Walter Harris
30. Good Morning Starshine -- Lynn Kellogg, Melba Moore, James Rado, Gerome Ragni
31. The Bed * -- Company
32. The Flesh Failures (Let the Sunshine In) -- James Rado, Lynn Kellogg, Melba Moore, Company
* = previously unreleased
Format
CD
Label
Universe UN 3 006
Released
1993
Country
Germany
Audio
Stereo
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# Tracks
26
Lists
1 collector / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl40412]
1 Aquarius 2:50
2 Donna 2:12
3 Hashish 0:55
4 Sodomy 0:51
5 Colored Spade 1:10
6 Manchester England 1:19
7 I'm Black 0:27
8 Ain't Got No 0:42
9 Air 1:28
10 Initials 0:56
11 I Got Life 3:05
12 Hair 2:58
13 My Conviction 1:39
14 Don't Put It Down 2:02
15 Frank Mills 2:06
16 Be-In 3:03
17 Where Do I Go? 2:41
18 Black Boys 1:09
19 White Boys 2:27
20 Easy To Be Hard 2:37
21 Walking In Space 4:48
22 Abie Baby 2:43
23 Three-Five-Zero-Zero 3:09
24 What A Piece Of Work Is Man 2:22
25 Good Morning Starshine 2:31
26 The Flesh Failures (Let The Sunshine In) 3:35
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Format
CD
Label
Duchesse CD 352073
Released
1989
Barcode
5450162350737
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Lists
4 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl12235]
Format
CD
Label
RCA Victor BG2 1150
Released
1988
Barcode
7774991560360
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Liner Notes
Didier C. Deutsch (155)
Notes
Canadian release. Includes 6 previously unreleased tracks.
# Tracks
32
Length
66:33
Lists
11 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl17294]
1. Aquarius - Ronald Dyson
2. Donna - Gerome Ragni
3. Hashish - Melba Moore
4. Sodomy - Steve Curry
5. Colored Spade - Lamont Washington
6. Manchester England - James Rado
7. I'm Black - Steve Curry
8. Ain't Got No - Melba Moore
9. I Believe In Love - Melba Moore
10. Ain't Got No (Reprise) - Melba Moore
11. Air - Melba Moore
12. Initials - Melba Moore
13. I Got Life - James Rado
14. Going Down - Gerome Ragni
15. Hair - James Rado
16. My Conviction - Jonathan Kramer
17. Easy To Be Hard - Lynn Kellogg
18. Don't Put It Down - Steve Curry
19. Frank Mills - Shelley Plimpton
20. Be-In - Melba Moore
21. Where Do I Go? - James Rado
22. Electric Blues - Paul Jabara
23. Manchester England (Reprise) - James Rado
24. Black Boys - Diane Keaton
25. White Boys - Melba Moore
26. Walking In Space - Melba Moore
27. Abie Baby - Ronald Dyson
28. Three-Five-Zero-Zero - Melba Moore
29. What A Piece Of Work Is Man - Ronald Dyson
30. Good Morning Starshine - Melba Moore
31. The Bed - Melba Moore
32. The Flesh Failures (Let The Sunshine In) - Melba Moore
Format
Reel-to-Reel
Label
RCA Victor EBQ1 0245-QQ
Released
1973
Audio
Quadraphonic
Lists
3 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl40478]
Format
LP
Label
RCA ABD1-0245
Released
1973
Audio
Quadraphonic
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Shortcode
[rl16665]
Format
LP
Label
RCA SF 7959
Released
1968
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Notes
UK - stereo
Lists
2 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl23028]
Format
LP
Label
Liming Records LM 2301
Released
1968
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Notes
Japanese pressing in plastic-covered paper sleeve
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Shortcode
[rl12713]
Format
LP
Label
RCA LOC 1150
Released
1968
Audio
Mono
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Shortcode
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1. Aquarius - Ronald Dyson
2. Donna - Gerome Ragni
3. Hashish - Melba Moore
4. Sodomy - Steve Curry
5. Colored Spade - Lamont Washington
6. Manchester England - James Rado
7. I'm Black - Steve Curry
8. Ain't Got No - Melba Moore
9. Air - Melba Moore
10. Initials - Melba Moore
11. I Got Life - James Rado
12. Hair - James Rado
13. My Conviction - Jonathan Kramer
14. Easy To Be Hard - Lynn Kellogg
15. Don't Put It Down - Steve Curry
16. Frank Mills - Shelley Plimpton
17. Be-In - Melba Moore
18. Where Do I Go? - James Rado
19. Black Boys - Diane Keaton
20. White Boys - Melba Moore
21. Walking In Space - Melba Moore
22. Abie Baby - Ronald Dyson
23. Three-Five-Zero-Zero - Melba Moore
24. What A Piece Of Work Is Man - Ronald Dyson
25. Good Morning Starshine - Melba Moore
26. The Flesh Failures (Let The Sunshine In)
Format
LP
Label
RCA Victor LSO 1150
Released
1968
Audio
Stereo
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# Tracks
26
Lists
42 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl6809]
Format
8-track
Label
RCA O Q8-1038
Country
Canada
Audio
Quadraphonic
Lists
1 collector / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl41406]
Format
8-track
Label
RCA Victor OQ8-1038
Audio
Quadraphonic
Lists
2 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl40477]
Format
LP
Label
RCA SRA-5152
Country
Japan
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Notes
Japanese Release
Lists
2 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl24975]
Format
45
Label
RCA Victor 49.602
Country
France
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Notes
French Release
Lists
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Shortcode
[rl23059]
1. Aquarius
2. Hair

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