King Kong > Original London Cast


Show Details

Show
King Kong (4)
Music
Todd Matshikiza
Lyrics
Pat Williams (14)
Book
Harry Bloom

Recording Details

Date
1961
Type
Audio / Stage Cast
Language
English
Location
England / London
Conductor
Stanley Glasser (2)
Performer
Patience Gowabe, Lemmy Mabaso, Ben Masinga, Nathan Mdledle (3), Sophie Mgcina (5), Josepf Mogotsi, Stephen Moloi (2), Peggy Phango (2)
Notes
orange record sleeve (same label # as African cast)
Shortcode
[r1665]

Releases (6)

Format
CD
Label
Stage Door STAGE 9057
Released
2018-09-28
Country
E.U.
Barcode
5055122190578
Audio
Stereo
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Also Contains
Back Of The Moon / The Earth Turns Over - 1961 Elaine Delmar
King Kong - 1961 South Africa Cast
King Kong / Riverside Blues - 1961 Terry Lightfoot's New Orleans Jazzmen
# Tracks
33
Lists
7 collectors / 5 wish lists
History
5 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl61072]
1. Sad Times, Bad Times - Company
2. Marvellous Muscles - Nathan Mdledle, Company
3. King Kong - Nathan Mdledle, Company
4. Kwela Kong - Orchestra
5. Back of the Moon - Peggy Phango
6. The Earth Turns Over - Sophie Mgcina
7. Damn Him! - Joseph Mogotsi
8. Gumboot Dance - Company
9. King King - Company
10. Be Smart, Be Wise - Ben Masinga, Sophie Mgcina, Lemmy “Special” Mabaso
11. Crazy Kid - Lemmy “Special” Mabaso And The Alexander Junior Bright Boys
12. Tshotsholosa - Road Song - Company
13. Quickly in Love - Nathan Mdledle, Peggy Phango, Stephen Moloi, Ben Masinga, Patience Gcowabe, Soph
14. In the Queue - Company
15. It's a Wedding - Company
16. Wedding Hymn - Company
17. Death Song - Nathan Mdledle
18. King Kong (Reprise) - Company
19. Sad Times, Bad Times (Finale) - Orchestra
20. Sad Times, Bad Times (Original South African Cast Recording) - Company
21. Marvellous Muscles (Original South African Cast Recording) - Nathan Mdledle, Company
22. King Kong (Original South African Cast Recording) - Nathan Mdledle, Company
23. Back of the Moon (Original South African Cast Recording) - Miriam Makeba
24. Petal's Song - The Earth Turns Over (Original South African Cast Recording) - Ruth Nkonyane
25. Damn Him! (Original South African Cast Recording) - Joseph Mogotsi
26. Strange Things Happen (Original South African Cast Recording) - Ruth Nkonyane, Joseph Mogotsi
27. Better Than New (Original South African Cast Recording) - Nathan Mdledle, Company
28. Mad (Original South African Cast Recording) - Dan Poho, Company
29. Quickly in Love (Original South African Cast Recording) - Miriam Makeba
30. It's a Wedding (Original South African Cast Recording) - Company
31. Back of the Moon (Bonus Track) - Elaine Delmar
32. The Earth Turns Over (Bonus Track) - Elaine Delmar
33. King Kong (Bonus Track) - Terry Lightfoot's New Orleans Jazzmen
Format
Audio File
Label
Stage Door
Released
2011-04-30
Country
UK
Audio
Stereo
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Lists
11 collectors / 3 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl34999]
1. Sad Times, Bad Times -- Peggy Phango, Nathan Mdledle, Joseph Mogotsi, Ben Masinga, Stephen Moloi, Sophie Mgcina, Patience Gowabe 2:29
2. Marvellous Muscles -- Nathan Mdledle 2:16
3. King Kong -- Nathan Mdledle 2:52
4. Kwela Kong -- Stanley Glasser Orchestra 3:11
5. Back of the Moon -- Peggy Phango, Joseph Mogotsi 2:09
6. The Earth Turns Over -- Sophie Mgcina 2:34
7. Damn Him! -- Joseph Mogotsi 1:05
8. Gumboot Dance -- Joseph Mogotsi, Nathan Mdledle, Peggy Phango, Ben Masinga, Stephen Moloi, Sophie Mgcina, Patience Gowabe 2:18
9. King King -- Joseph Mogotsi, Nathan Mdledle, Peggy Phango, Ben Masinga, Stephen Moloi, Sophie Mgcina, Patience Gowabe 1:49
10. Be Smart, Be Wise -- Sophie Mgcina, Ben Masinga, Lemmy Mavaso 3:56
11. Crazy Kid -- Lemmy Mavaso, Alexander Junior Bright Boys 1:18
12. Tshotsholosa - Road Song -- Joseph Mogotsi, Nathan Mdledle, Peggy Phango, Ben Masinga, Stephen Moloi, Sophie Mgcina, Patience Gowabe 1:37
13. Quickly in Love -- Joseph Mogotsi, Nathan Mdledle, Peggy Phango, Ben Masinga, Stephen Moloi, Sophie Mgcina, Patience Gowabe 2:39
14. In the Queue -- Joseph Mogotsi, Nathan Mdledle, Peggy Phango, Ben Masinga, Stephen Moloi, Sophie Mgcina, Patience Gowabe 2:14
15. It's a Wedding -- Joseph Mogotsi, Nathan Mdledle, Peggy Phango, Ben Masinga, Stephen Moloi, Sophie Mgcina, Patience Gowabe 2:24
16. Wedding Hymn -- Joseph Mogotsi, Nathan Mdledle, Peggy Phango, Ben Masinga, Stephen Moloi, Sophie Mgcina, Patience Gowabe 1:21
17. Death Song -- Nathan Mdledle 2:30
18. King Kong - Reprise -- Joseph Mogotsi, Nathan Mdledle, Peggy Phango, Ben Masinga, Stephen Moloi, Sophie Mgcina, Patience Gowabe 1:03
19. Sad Times, Bad Times - Finale -- Stanley Glasser Orchestra 1:34
Format
LP
Label
Decca LK 4392
Released
1961
Audio
Mono
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Shortcode
[rl12185]
Format
CD
Label
African Classics 66890-2
Barcode
750582482724
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Shortcode
[rl29300]
Format
LP
Label
London 5762
Audio
Mono
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Shortcode
[rl29299]
Format
LP
Label
Decca SKL 4132
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Shortcode
[rl1314]
1. Sad times - bad times
2. Marvellous muscles
3. King Kong
4. Kwela Kong
5. Back of the moon
6. The earth turns over
7. Damn him! - Gumboot Dance - King King
8. Be smart, be wise
9. Crazy kid
10. Tshotsholosa
11. Quickly in love
12. In the queue
13. It's a wedding
14. The wedding hymn
15. Death song - Finale (Reprises)

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