The Most Happy Fella > Original Broadway Cast


Show Details

Show
The Most Happy Fella (17)
Music
Frank Loesser (377)
Lyrics
Frank Loesser (377)
Book
Frank Loesser (377)

Recording Details

Date
May 1956
Type
Audio / Stage Cast
Language
English
Location
US / NY / New York
Producer
Goddard Lieberson (81)
Director
Joseph Anthony (2)
Choreography
Dania Krupska (7)
Conductor
Herbert Greene (19)
Orchestrations
Don Walker (121)
Performer
Zina Bethune (2) — Tessie, Betsy Bridge, Lee Cass (9) — The Cashier, Rico Froehlich (7) — Pasquale, Alan Gilbert (11) — Clem, Russell Goodwin (3) — The Priest, John Henson (7), Susan Johnson (16) — Cleo, Keith Kaldenberg (4), Roy Lazarus (5), Shorty Long (7) — Herman, Art Lund (14) — Joe, Meredith Miller, Mona Paulee (2) — Marie, Arthur Rubin (15), John Sharpe (4), Jo Sullivan (14) — Rosabella, Robert Weede (12) — Tony
Shortcode
[r3432]

Releases (12)

Format
2-CD
Label
Sony Broadway S2K 48010
Released
1991-11-15
Barcode
074644801026
Audio
Mono
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Liner Notes
Ken Mandelbaum (31)
Producer
Thomas Z. Shepard (116)
# Tracks
85
Length
2:14:14
Lists
176 collectors / 6 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl3075]
Disc 1:
1. Overture (2:26)
2. Thank You, Goodnight (:54)
3. Ooh! My Feet! (2:01)
4. Mock Ballet of Waitresses and Bus Boys (:48)
5. ...Cleo, I Don't Care If He Fires Me!
I Know How It Is (1:50)
6. My Dear Rosabella
I Don No Nothing About You
Maybe He's Kind-a Crazy (3:51)
7. Wanting to Be Wanted
Somebody, Somewhere (2:27)
8. ...Oh, There's the Postman
The Most Happy Fella (3:21)
9. ...Oh, Hallo, Marie (2:18)
10. What Do You Really Know About Her? (:52)
11. Standing on the Corner (2:45)
12. ...All Right. Break It Up, You Guys (1:03)
13. Joey, Joey, Joey (3:57)
14. Soon You Gonna Leave Me, Joe (1:33)
15. ...Mamma, Mamma
Rosabella (2:45)
16. ...Hey, Cicc, Giusepp (1:43)
17. ...This Is Tony's Barn (1:08)
18. Alfonso, Fiorello, Mattilda (2:16)
19. Sposalizio (3:52)
20. ...Well, Here We Are
I Seen Her At The Station (1:31)
21. ...Hey, Ciccio! Giusepp! Giusepp (3:39)
22. Such Friendly Faces
Aren't You Glad (2:22)
23. Weel, Thank You Very Much (:35)
24. No Home, No Job (2:03)
25. Step Back Everybody (3:14)
26. Don't Cry (3:52)
Disc 2:
1. Prelude (4:56)
2. ...But What Kind of Medicine Is It? (:42)
3. Take Medicine
Love and Kindness (2:13)
4. We Friends Now
Happy to Make Your Acquaintance (4:56)
5. Oh, Cleo
I Don't Like This Dame (1:55)
6. Ev'nin' Ma'am
Big "D" (4:54)
7. Domenica (Sunday)
How Beautiful the Days (3:21)
8. Scene III. The Vineyards in June
Just Look at E'm
Young People (3:10)
9. Where's That Smile?
Warm All Over
Old People Gotta (4:35)
10. Hey, Herman (1:26)
11. Ooh! Smile, Smile, Smile
I Like Ev'rybody (1:11)
12. Scene V. The Vineyards in July (:32)
13. I Love Him
I Know How It Is
Like A Woman Loves A Man (3:21)
14. Quanto Sono Contento!
My Heart Is So Full of You (2:58)
15. Hey, Paesan
Hoedown (1:44)
16. Rosabella! What's-A Matter? (1:57)
17. Ah, Omma Don Know
Mamma, Mamma (3:12)
18. Prelude
Abbondanza (1:48)
19. Hey, What Are You Doin, Fellas? (:55)
20. Supposin' I Should Have to Say Goodbye, Darling
I Like Ev'rybody (Reprise) (3:38)
21. Just the Two of Them
Song of a Summer Night (2:37)
22. Carissima (1:44)
23. Please Let Me Tell You (1:54)
24. But What's Happening (1:12)
25. So You're Finally Gettin' Out of Town
Tell Tony and Rosabella ... (4:24)
26. She Ain't Got No Place to Go
She Gonna Come Home Wit' Me
Tony, Tony, I (3:47)
27. Herman
I Made a Fist (1:10)
28. He's Gonna Be Tony's Bambino
Finale (4:38)
Format
CD
Label
Hallmark 5710022
Released
2011-03-14
Barcode
5050457100223
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Notes
Budget public domain release. NOT THE COMPLETE RECORDING.
# Tracks
20
Lists
7 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl36119]
1. Overture
2. Ooh, My Feet
3. Somebody Somewhere
4. The Most Happy Fella
5. Standing On The Corner
6. Joey, Joey, Joey
7. Rosabella
8. Abbondanza
9. Sposalizio
10. Don't Cry
11. Happy To Make Your Acquaintance
12. Big "D"
13. How Beautiful The Days
14. Warm All Over
15. I Like Ev'rybody
16. My Heart Is So Full Of You
17. Mama, Mama
18. Song Of A Summer Night
19. I Made A Fist
20. Finale
Format
2-CD
Label
Masterworks Broadway
Released
2012-08-14
Country
US
Barcode
886919742824
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Notes
Reissue in eco-pack sleeve.
Lists
10 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl40022]
Format
Audio File
Label
Roslin Records
Released
2011-09-08
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# Tracks
20
Lists
1 collector / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl43050]
Format
LP
Label
Time-Life STL-AM08
Released
1981
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Also Contains
Guys and Dolls - 1950 Original Broadway Cast
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying - 1961 Original Broadway Cast
Notes
Box set containing 52-page booklet with show notes and lyrics.
Lists
10 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl17601]
Format
LP
Label
Columbia Special Products AOS-2330
Released
1974
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Notes
Highlights from the 3 LP set. Fake stereo edition.
# Tracks
19
Lists
3 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl7438]
Side 1:
1. Overture; Ooh, My Feet - Susan Johnson
2. Somebody, Somewhere – Jo Sullivan
3. The Most Happy Fella – Lee Cass, Robert Weede, Chorus
4. Standing on the Corner – Shorty Long, John Henson, Roy Lazarus
5. Joey, Joey, Joey – Art Lund
6. Rosabella – Robert Weede
7. Abbondanza – Arthur Rubin, John Henson, Rico Froehlich
8. Sposalizio - Arthur Rubin, Rico Froehlich, John Henson, Chorus
9. Don't Cry – Art Lund
Side 2:
1.Happy to Make Your Acquaintance – Jo Sullivan, Robert Weede, Susan Johnson
2. Big D – Shorty Long, Susan Johnson, Chorus
3. How Beautiful the Days – Robert Weede, Jo Sullivan, Mona Paulee, Art Lund
4. Warm all Over – Jo Sullivan
5. I Like Ev’rybody – Susan Johnson, Shorty Long
6. My Heart is So Full of You – Robert Weede, Jo Sullivan
7. Mamma, Mamma – Robert Weede
8. Song of a Summer Night – Keith Kaldenberg, Chorus
9. I Made a Fist – Susan Johnson, Shorty Long
10. Finale – Robert Weede, Jo Sullivan, Chorus
Format
3-LP
Label
Columbia Special Products CO3L 240
Released
1974
Notes
The complete show on three LP records.
Lists
12 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl6304]
Format
LP
Label
Columbia OS 2330
Released
1963
Audio
Duophonic
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Notes
Highlights from the 3 LP set.
# Tracks
19
Lists
5 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl8304]
Format
LP
Label
Philips BBL7374
Released
1956
Country
UK
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Notes
UK release.
Lists
4 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl12756]
Format
4-45
Label
Columbia A 5118
Released
1956
Notes
Highlights version.
# Tracks
19
Lists
2 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl8306]
Format
LP
Label
Columbia OL 5118
Released
1956
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Notes
Highlights from the 3 Lp set.
# Tracks
19
Lists
18 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl8305]
Format
3-LP
Label
Columbia 03L 240
Released
1956
Notes
The complete show on three LP records. The first printed cover did not have the magenta "frame."
Lists
13 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl6303]

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