Li'l Abner > Original Broadway Cast


Show Details

Show
Li'l Abner (7)
Music
Gene de Paul (73)
Lyrics
Johnny Mercer (493)
Book
Melvin Frank (11), Norman Panama (8)

Recording Details

Date
November 18, 1956
Type
Audio / Stage Cast
Language
English
Location
US / NY / New York
Theatre/Venue
St. James Theatre
Recording Studio
Columbia 30th Street Studio
Producer
Goddard Lieberson (90), Darcy Proper (31)
Engineer
Edward T. Graham (5), Fred Plaut (23)
Photography
Photofest (12)
Director
Michael Kidd (30)
Choreography
Michael Kidd (30)
Conductor
Lehman Engel (115)
Music Director
Lehman Engel (115)
Orchestrations
Philip J. Lang (112)
Vocal Arrangements
Lehman Engel (115)
Dance Music
Genevieve Pitot (17)
Performer
Edith Adams (20), Carmen Alvarez (10), Marc Breaux (17), Pat Creighton (2), Lillian D'Honeau, Lanier Davis (3), Bonnie Evans (2), Hope Holiday (3), Jim Hurst, Stubby Kaye (40), Ralph Linn (2), Joe E. Marks (15), Jack Matthew, Bobby McClure (3), Robert McLure, Peter Palmer (18), Charlotte Rae (17), George Reeder (3), George Ritner (2), Anthony Saverino (2), Jeanette Scovotti (26), Stanley Simmonds (9), Howard St. John (5), Dee Dee Wood (12)
Shortcode
[r1425]

Releases (6)

Format
CD
Label
Sony SMK 87700
Released
2002-05-28
Barcode
0696998770027
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Includes Tracks From
Li'l Abner - 1959 Film Cast
Li'l Abner - 1956 Percy Faith and his Orchestra
Come Rain or Come Shine - 1956 Rosemary Clooney
Producer
Didier C. Deutsch (155)
Liner Notes
Ken Mandelbaum (31)
Performer
Rosemary Clooney (217)
# Tracks
20
Lists
210 collectors / 3 wish lists
History
2 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl1074]
1. Overture -- stereo version (Bonus); Orchestra
2. It's A Typical Day -- Ensemble
3. If I Had My Druthers -- Peter Palmer, Marc Breaux, Ralph Linn, Jack Matthew, Robert McClure, George Reeder
4. Jubilation T. Cornpone -- Stubby Kaye, Ensemble
5. Rag Offen the Bush -- Ensemble
6. Namely You -- Edith Adams, Peter Palmer
7. Unnecessary Town -- Edith Adams, Peter Palmer
8. What's Good For General Bullmoose -- previously unreleased; Howard St. John, Lanier Davis, Robert McClure, Jack Matthew, George Reeder
9. The Country's In The Very Best Hands -- Peter Palmer, Stubby Kaye
10. Sadie Hawkins Day Ballet -- live rehearsal recording; Orchestra
11. Oh, Happy Day -- Stanley Simmonds, George Reeder, Ralph Linn, Marc Breaux
12. I'm Past My Prime -- Edith Adams, Stubby Kaye
13. Love in a Home -- Peter Palmer, Edith Adams
14. Progress Is the Root of All Evil -- Howard St. John
15. Put 'em Back -- Carmen Alvarez, Pat Creighton, Lillian D'Honeau, Bonnie Evans, Hope Holiday, Deedee Wood
16. The Matrimonial Stomp -- expanded version; Stubby Kaye, Ensemble
17. There's Room Enough For Us -- Ensemble
18. The Way to a Man's Heart -- Percy Faith and his Orchestra (Bonus)
19. It's a Nuisance Having You Around -- Rosemary Clooney (Bonus)
20. Overture -- original mono mix; Orchestra
Format
CD
Label
CBS Special Products A 5150
Released
1990
Barcode
079890515024
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Notes
Briefly released by Sony Special Products and then withdrawn. The recording was unavailable until the reissue in 2002.
# Tracks
14
Lists
24 collectors / 3 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl8056]
Format
LP
Label
Columbia Special products AOL 5150
Released
1977
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# Tracks
14
Lists
7 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl8054]
Format
5-45
Label
Columbia A 5150
Released
1956
# Tracks
14
Lists
1 collector / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl8052]
Format
LP
Label
Columbia OL 5150
Released
1956
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# Tracks
14
Lists
25 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl7925]
Format
LP
Label
Coronet KLL 560
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Notes
Australian pressing
Lists
3 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl12829]

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