The Music Man > Original Broadway Cast


Show Details

Show
The Music Man (40)
Music
Meredith Willson (95)
Lyrics
Meredith Willson (95)
Book
Meredith Willson (95)

Recording Details

Date
December 29, 1957
Type
Audio / Stage Cast
Method
Studio
Language
English
Location
US / NY / New York
Theatre/Venue
Majestic Theatre
Producer
Dick Jones (26)
Liner Notes
Gilbert Millstein (4), Meredith Willson (95)
Director
Morton Da Costa (9)
Choreography
Onna White (31)
Conductor
Herbert Greene (19)
Music Director
Herbert Greene (19)
Orchestrations
Don Walker (124)
Vocal Arrangements
Herbert Greene (19)
Dance Music
Laurence Rosenthal (12)
Performer
The Buffalo Bills (4), David Burns (15), Barbara Cook (115), Martha Flynn, Adam Hodges, Eddie Hodges (7), Pert Kelton (5), Peggy Mondo (3), Robert Preston (38), Helen Raymond, Paul Reed (6), Vern Reed, Adnia Rice (4), Al Shea, Bill Spangenberg, Elaine Swann (3), Wayne Ward, Iggie Wolfington (7)
Shortcode
[r2895]

Releases (14)

Format
CD
Label
Angel ZDM 7 64663 2
Released
1992-11-17
Country
US
Barcode
077776466323
Audio
Stereo
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Liner Notes
Marc Kirkeby (27)
Mastering
Robert Norberg (16)
# Tracks
18
Lists
130 collectors / 0 wish lists
History
3 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl18671]
1. Overture
Rock Island
2. Iowa Stubborn
3. Ya Got Trouble
4. Piano Lesson
5. Good Night My Someone
6. Seventy Six Trombones
7. Sincere
8. Sadder-But-Wiser Girl for Me
9. Pick-A-Little, Take-A-Little
Goodnight Ladies
10. Goodnight Ladies
Marian the Librarian
11. My White Knight
12. Wells Fargo Wagon
13. It's You
14. Shipoopi
15. Lida Rose
Will I Ever Tell You?
16. Gary, Indiana
17. Till There Was You
18. Finale
Format
CD
Label
Hallmark
Released
2010-07-12
Barcode
5050457095628
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Notes
Budget UK Public Domain release. The cover depicts Shirley Jones and the movie cast, but this is the 1957 Broadway recording.
# Tracks
18
Lists
2 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl30768]
Format
CD
Label
NAXOS MUSICALS 8.120886
Released
2009-10-26
Barcode
636943288627
Audio
Stereo
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Also Contains
The Music from Meredith Willson's The Music Man Conducted by Meredith Willson - 1958 Meredith Willson
Performer
Eileen Wilson (13)
Notes
Includes bonus tracks not heard on EMI editions.
# Tracks
26
Lists
9 collectors / 4 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl28219]
1. Overture
2. Rock Island - Paul Reed, Salesmen
3. Iowa Stubborn - Ensemble
4. Ya Got Trouble - Robert Preston, Ensemble
5. Piano Lesson - Barbara Cook, Pert Kelton
6. Good Night My Someone - Barbara Cook
7. Seventy Six Trombones - Robert Preston, Ensemble
8. Sincere – The Buffalo Bills
9. Sadder-But-Wiser Girl - Robert Preston
10. Pick-A-Little, Talk-A-Little; Goodnight Ladies - Adnia Rice, Peggy Mondo, Elaine Swann, Robert Preston, Helen Raymond, Martha Flynn, The Buffalo Bills
11. Marian the Librarian – Robert Preston
12. My White Knight - Barbara Cook
13. The Wells Fargo Wagon - Eddie Hodges, Ensemble
14. It's You – The Buffalo Bills
15. Shipoopi - Iggie Wolfington, Ensemble
16. Lida Rose; Will I Ever Tell You? – Barbara Cook, The Buffalo Bills
17. Gary, Indiana - Eddie Hodges
18. Till There Was You - Barbara Cook, Robert Preston
19. Finale - Robert Preston, Barbara Cook, Ensemble
20. Bonus track: Till I Met You (Eileen Wilson, rec.1950. Song became Till There Was You)
Meredith Willson conducts Selections from The Music Man
21. Iowa Stubborn
22. Goodnight My Someone
23 Pick-a-Little, Talk-a-Little
24. Marian The Librarian (with ballet music)
25. Till There Was You
26. Seventy Six Trombones
Format
CD
Label
Angel ZMD 7 64663 2
Released
1992-11-10
Barcode
0077776466347
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Lists
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Shortcode
[rl4452]
Format
CD
Label
Capitol CDP 7 46633-2
Released
1987
Barcode
0077774663328
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Notes
Poor sound quality + no notes.
# Tracks
18
Lists
56 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl2541]

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Format
LP
Label
Del Ray Records
Released
2018-02-02
Barcode
8436563181733
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Notes
Vinyl reissue, gatefold sleeve.
Lists
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Shortcode
[rl59367]
Format
LP
Label
Time-Life STL-AM13
Released
1982
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Also Contains
Hello, Dolly! - 1964 Original Broadway Cast
Mame - 1966 Original Broadway Cast
Producer
Jay Gold (5)
Notes
Box set containing 48-page booklet with show notes and lyrics.
Lists
11 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl17609]
THE MUSIC MAN
Side 1:
1. Overture; Rock Island - Paul Reed, Salesmen
2. Iowa Stubborn - Ensemble
3. Ya Got Trouble - Robert Preston, Ensemble
4. Piano Lesson - Barbara Cook, Pert Kelton
5. Good Night My Someone - Barbara Cook
6. Seventy Six Trombones - Robert Preston, Ensemble
7. Sincere – The Buffalo Bills
8. Sadder-But-Wiser Girl - Robert Preston
9. Pick-A-Little, Talk-A-Little; Goodnight Ladies - Adnia Rice, Peggy Mondo, Elaine Swann, Robert Preston, Helen Raymond, Martha Flynn, The Buffalo Bills
Side 2:
1. Marian the Librarian – Robert Preston
2. My White Knight - Barbara Cook
3. The Wells Fargo Wagon - Eddie Hodges, Ensemble
4. It's You – The Buffalo Bills
5. Shipoopi - Iggie Wolfington, Ensemble
6. Lida Rose; Will I Ever Tell You? – Barbara Cook, The Buffalo Bills
7. Gary, Indiana - Eddie Hodges
8. Till There Was You - Barbara Cook, Robert Preston
9. Finale - Robert Preston, Barbara Cook, Ensemble
HELLO, DOLLY!
Side 1:
1. Overture
2. I Put My Hand In – Igors Gavon, Carol Channing, Chorus
3. It Takes A Woman – David Burns, Jerry Dodge, Charles Nelson Reilly, Men’s Chorus
4. Put On Your Sunday Clothes – Charles Nelson Reilly, Jerry Dodge, Carol Channing, Igors Gavon, Chorus
5. Ribbons Down My Back - Eileen Brennan
6. Motherhood – Carol Channing, Eileen Brennan, Sondra Lee
7. Dancing – Carol Channing, Charles Nelson Reilly, Jerry Dodge, Eileen Brennan
Side 2:
1. Before The Parade Passes By – Carol Channing, Ensemble
2. Elegance - Charles Nelson Reilly, Jerry Dodge, Eileen Brennan, Sondra Lee
3. Hello, Dolly! – Carol Channing, Men’s Chorus
4. It Only Takes A Moment – Charles Nelson Reilly, Eileen Brennan, Chorus
5. So Long Dearie – Carol Channing, David Burns
6. Finale:
6a. Hello, Dolly! (Reprise) – David Burns, Carol Channing, Company
6b. Dancing (Reprise); It Only Takes a Moment (Reprise); Put On Your Sunday Clothes (Reprise); Hello, Dolly! (Reprise) – Carol Channing, Company
MAME
Side1:
1. Overture
2. St. Bridget – Jane Connell, Frankie Michaels
3. It's Today – Angela Lansbury, Bea Arthur, Chorus
4. Open a New Window – Angela Lansbury, Frankie Michaels, Chorus
5. The Man in the Moon - Angela Lansbury, Bea Arthur, Moon Maidens
6. My Best Girl – Frankie Michaels, Angela Lansbury
7. We Need a Little Christmas – Angela Lansbury, Jane Connell, Sab Shimono, Frankie Michaels
Side 2:
1. Mame – Charles Braswell, Chorus
2. The Letter – Frankie Michaels, Jerry Lanning
3. Bosom Buddies - Angela Lansbury, Bea Arthur
4. Gooch's Song – Jane Connell
5. That's How Young I Feel – Angela Lansbury, Chorus
6. If He Walked into My Life – Angela Lansbury
7. Finale:
7a. Open a New Window (Reprise) – Angela Lansbury, Company
7b. It’s Today (Reprise); We Need a Little Christmas (Reprise); Mame (Reprise) - Company
Format
LP
Label
Capitol SW 990
Released
1962
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Notes
Reissue timed to the 1962 film version. This stereo edition was re-mixed to allow the voices to bounce from left to right. (The original stereo edition kept the singers front and center with the orchestra spread out behind them.)
# Tracks
18
Lists
17 collectors / 0 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl8313]
Format
LP
Label
Capitol W 990
Released
1962
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Notes
Reissue timed to the release of the film. Mono version.
# Tracks
18
Lists
6 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl8312]
Format
4-45
Label
Capitol EDM 990
Released
1958
# Tracks
18
Lists
2 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl8316]
Format
LP
Label
Capitol WAO 990
Released
1958
Audio
Mono
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# Tracks
18
Lists
23 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl8311]
Format
LP
Label
Capitol SWAO 0990
Released
1958
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Lists
16 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl4730]
Format
Reel-to-Reel
Label
Capitol Y1T-990
Lists
1 collector / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl19683]
Format
LP
Label
Capitol SENC 9440
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Notes
Australian stereo pressing from Capitol Records' "Encore Series"
Lists
4 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl12848]

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