Lucky to Be Me: A Life in Music > Alfred Drake

Recording Details

Audio / Vocal Recording / (Compilation)
Mimi Benzell (11), Henry Calvin (11), Barbara Cook (121), Alfred Drake (89), Esther Harvey Brown, Richard Kiley (47), Doretta Morrow (32), Jane Pickens (4), Roberta Roberts (2)
The first comprehensive collection of Drake's work, including his own private recordings, compiled with the assistance of archivist George Dansker.


Lucky To Be Me: A Life In Music
Stage Door STAGE 9062
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Also Contains
The Adventures Of Marco Polo - 1956 TV Cast
Alfred Drake and Roberta Peters Sing the Popular Music of Leonard Bernstein - 1963 Alfred Drake and Roberta Peters
Brigadoon - 1947 Studio Cast
Carousel - 1962 Studio Cast
Kismet - 1953 Original Broadway Cast
Music From Shubert Alley - 1959 TV Special
Oklahoma! - 1943 Original Broadway Cast
Roberta - 1944 Studio Cast (Kitty Carlisle)
The Yeomen of the Guard - 1957 TV Cast
Zenda - 1963 San Francisco Cast
# Tracks
16 collectors / 4 wish lists
10 Revisions
Disc 1
1. Lucky To Be Me (from 'On The Town')
2. Maria (from 'West Side Story')
3. The Surrey With The Fringe On Top (from 'Oklahoma!')
4. Were Thine That Special Face (from 'Kiss Me Kate')
5. Wunderbar (from 'Kiss Me Kate) - Alfred Drake, Jane Pickens
6. Why Can't You Behave? (from 'Kiss Me Kate') - Alfred Drake, Jane Pickens
7. The Olive Tree (from 'Kismet')
8. And This Is My Beloved (from 'Kismet')
9. You're Devastating (from 'Roberta')
10. In The Spring Of The Year
11. Spring Came Back To Vienna
12. Forgotten
13. Till The Sands Of The Desert Grow Cold
14. The World Is Mine Tonight
15. The Happy Wanderer (Val-De-Ri, Val-De-Ra)
16. Destiny's Darling
17. Beyond The Sunrise (from 'The Adventures Of Marco Polo')
18. So In Love (from 'Kiss Me Kate')
19. Greensleeves
20. Tea For Two (from 'No, No Nanette') - Alfred Drake, Mimi Benzell
21. The Nightmare Song (from 'Iolanthe')
22. If There Is Someone Lovelier Than You
23. Lonely Town (from 'On The Town')
24. Soliloquy (from 'Carousel')
Disc 2
1. Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin' (from 'Oklahoma!') - Introduced By Andy Williams
2. People Will Say We're In Love (from 'Oklahoma!') Piano Rehearsal
3. Where (from 'Sing Out, Sweet Land!) Piano Rehearsal
4. We're On Our Way (Infantry Song) - Fred Waring and His Pennsylvanians, Alfred Drake
5. Almost Like Being In Love (from 'Brigadoon') - Alfred Drake, Roberta Roberts
6. The Heather On The Hill (from 'Brigadoon')
7. A Glass is A Glass (from 'The Liar') - Demo
8. Maiden Fair (from 'The Liar') - Demo
9. Rose By Any Other Name (from 'The Liar') - Demo - Alfred Drake, Esther Harvey Brown
10. The World Is So Dull (from 'The Liar') - Demo
11. You Often See Men At The Fair (from 'The Liar') - Demo
12. Fixing For A Long Cold Winter (from 'Courtin' Time) - Demo
13. Hat In Hand (from 'Courtin' Time) - Demo
14. In The Still Of The Night - Practice Recording
15. I See Your Face Before Me - Practice Recording
16. Thoughts Of You - Practice Recording
17. None But The Lonely Heart - Metropolitan Opera Audition
18. Crudel! Perchè Finora (from 'Le Nozze di Figaro') - Metropolitan Opera Audition
19. Queen Mab Aria (from ‘Roméo et Juliette') - Metropolitan Opera Audition
20. I Have A Song To Sing (from 'The Yeomen Of The Guard') - Alfred Drake, Barbara Cook
21. Oh! A Private Buffoon (from 'The Yeomen Of The Guard')
22. Love Me Tonight (from 'The Vagabond King') - Live
23. Where Or When (from 'Babes In Arms') - Live
24. For Every Man There's A Woman - Live
25. Wandering (from 'Sing Out, Sweet Land!') - Live
26. Sweet Danger (from 'Kean') - Live
27. Let Her Not Be Beautiful (from 'Zenda') - Live

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