Invitation to Broadway > Matt Monro


Recording Details

Date
November 1966
Type
Audio / Vocal Recording
Method
Studio
Language
English
Location
US / NY / New York
Recording Studio
Capitol Studios (NY)
Music
Jerry Bock (218), Alexander Borodin (38), George Forrest (151), Jerry Herman (253), Burton Lane (251), Mitch Leigh (102), Frederick Loewe (410), Johann Christoph Pepusch (2), Mark Sandrich Jr. (2), Jr. Sandrich, Charles Strouse (200), Jimmy Van Heusen (225), James Van Huesen (2), Harry Warren (356), Robert Wright (148)
Lyrics
Lee Adams (92), Sammy Cahn (311), Joe Darion (85), George Forrest (151), John Gay (3), Mack Gordon (189), Sheldon Harnick (219), Jerry Herman (253), Alan Jay Lerner (452), Sidney Michaels (8), Robert Wright (148)
Producer
David Cavanaugh (7)
Conductor
Sid Feller (30), Billy May (81)
Music Director
Sid Feller (30), Billy May (81)
Performer
Matt Monro (44)
Notes
Originally recorded with 5 musicians in November 1966. After completion and without Matt's knowledge, the tapes were taken to Hollywood where brass and strings were overdubbed.
Shortcode
[r17952]

Releases (5)

Title
Hollywood and Broadway
Format
CD
Label
Music For Pleasure CDMFP6437
Released
1994-10-01
Barcode
724383044726
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# Tracks
20
Lists
5 collectors / 1 wish list
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl31883]
Invitation To Broadway:
1. Look For Small Pleasures
2. Strangers In Paradise
song from Kismet
3. The Impossible Dream
song from Man of La Mancha
4. The Apple Tree
song from The Apple Tree
5. I'll Only Miss Her When I Think of Her
song from Skyscraper
6. Come Back to Me
7. Hello, Dolly!
song from Hello, Dolly!
8. Sunrise, Sunset
9. Walking Happy
song from Walking Happy
10. If She Walked Into My Life
song from Mame
11. Put on a Happy Face
song from Bye Bye Birdie
Additional Tracks:
12. Till the End Of Time
13. Charade
14. The Green Leaves Of Summer
15. The Second Time Around
song from Words and Music
16. Everybody's Talkin'
17. The Shadow Of Your Smile
18. I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face
song from My Fair Lady
19. Chattanooga Choo-Choo
20. Pretty Polly
Title
Stranger in Paradise: The Lost New York Sessions
Format
2-CD
Label
Universal
Released
2019-11-01
Barcode
600753876169
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Liner Notes
Michele Monro
Mastering
Richard Moore (2)
Notes
This release brings together Matt's complete New York recordings in undubbed form for the first time. Including unreleased songs and alternate takes. Second CD is a best-of compilation.
# Tracks
47
Lists
0 collectors / 1 wish list
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl64922]
Disc 1:
1. Impossible Dream
2. Stranger In Paradise
3. Put On A Happy Face
4. Hello Dolly
5. The Apple Tree
6. If She Walked Into My Life
7. The Sweetest Sounds
8. Sunrise Sunset
9. Walking Happy
10. I Only Miss Her When I Think Of Her
11. Come Back To Me
12. Look For Small Pleasures
13. The Lady Smiles
14. Lover's Caravan
15. Beautiful Beautiful World
16. What Makes It Happen
17. The Apple Tree (Alternate Vocal)
18. The Lady Smiles (Take 5)
19. Lover's Caravan (Take 2)
20. What Makes It Happen (Take 5)
Disc 2:
1. Portrait of My Love
2. My Kind of Girl
3. Gonna Build a Mountain
4. Softly As I Leave You
5. From Russia With Love
6. Walk Away
7. Yesterday
8. Born Free
9. This Is The Life
10. On a Clear Day
11. Don't Answer Me
12. Honey On The Vine
13. Wednesdays Child
14. I Will Wait For You
15. Georgie Girl
16. Spanish Eyes
17. When I Look In Your Eyes
18. Pretty Polly
19. Maria
20. The Music Played
21. All of a Sudden
22. On Days Like These
23. Two People
24. Everybody's Talking
25. We're Gonna Change The World
26. And You Smiled
27. If I Never Sing Another Song
Title
The Very Best of Matt Monro
Format
CD
Label
MFP CD-MFP 5568
Released
1998-06-30
Barcode
0077779844029
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# Tracks
20
Lists
3 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl31652]
1. Born Free
2. Softly As I Leave You
3. From Russia With Love
4. On Days Like These
5. Walk Away
6. Around The World
7. My Love And Devotion
8. Michelle
9. On A Clear Day (You Can See Forever)
10. Somewhere
11. The Impossible Dream
12. Gonna Build A Mountain
13. Who Can I Turn To
14. Portrait Of My Love
15. Speak Softly Love
16. My Kind Of Girl
17. For Mama
18. Yesterday
19. This Time
20. We're Gonna Change The World
Format
LP
Label
Capitol ST-2683
Released
1967
Audio
Stereo
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# Tracks
11
Lists
6 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl26105]
Side A:
1. Look for Small Pleasures (from "Ben Franklin in Paris")
2. Stranger in Paradise (from "Kismet")
3. The Impossible Dream (from "Man of La Mancha")
4. The Apple Tree (from "The Apple Tree")
5. I'll Only Miss Her When I Think of Her (from "Skyscraper")
6. Come Back to Me (from "On A Clear Day You Can See Forever")
Side B:
1. Hello, Dolly! (from "Hello, Dolly!")
2. Sunrise, Sunset (from "Fiddler on the Roof")
3. Walking Happy (from "Walking Happy")
4. If She Walked into My Life (from "Mame")
5. Put On A Happy Face (from "Bye Bye Birdie")
Title
The Impossible Dream
Format
LP
Label
Music For Pleasure SPR90020
Audio
Stereo
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Notes
1970s re-release with a different title.
Lists
2 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl32800]
Side A:
1. Look for Small Pleasures (from "Ben Franklin in Paris")
2. Stranger in Paradise (from "Kismet")
3. The Impossible Dream (from "Man of La Mancha")
4. The Apple Tree (from "The Apple Tree")
5. I'll Only Miss Her When I Think of Her (from "Skyscraper")
6. Come Back to Me (from "On A Clear Day You Can See Forever")
Side B:
1. Hello, Dolly! (from "Hello, Dolly!")
2. Sunrise, Sunset (from "Fiddler on the Roof")
3. Walking Happy (from "Walking Happy")
4. If She Walked into My Life (from "Mame")
5. Put On A Happy Face (from "Bye Bye Birdie")

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