Show Boat > Broadway Cast


Show Details

Show
Show Boat (54)
Music
Jerome Kern (650)
Lyrics
Oscar Hammerstein II (885)
Book
Oscar Hammerstein II (885)

Recording Details

Date
1946
Type
Audio / Stage Cast
Language
English
Location
US / NY / New York
Producer
Didier C. Deutsch (155)
Liner Notes
Didier C. Deutsch (155)
Director
Oscar Hammerstein II (885), Hassard Short (6)
Choreography
Helen Tamiris (8)
Conductor
Edwin McArthur (2)
Music Director
Pembroke Davenport (15) — Choral Director, Edwin McArthur (2)
Orchestrations
Robert Russell Bennett (198)
Performer
Robert Allen (3), Sheldon Bennett, Carol Bruce (20), Jan Clayton (24), Helen Dowdy (11), Ralph Dumke (2), Buddy Ebsen (20), Charles Fredericks (7), Colette Lyons (4), Ethel Owen, Kenneth Spencer (10)
Shortcode
[r1675]

Releases (9)

Format
CD
Label
Naxos 8.120789
Released
2005
Barcode
636943278925
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Also Contains
Ol' Man River / Ah Still Suits Me - 1936 Paul Robeson
Show Boat - 1932 Studio Cast
Lists
10 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl11337]
SHOW BOAT (1932 Studio Album)
1. Overture
2. Ol' Man River
3. Bill
4. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
5. You Are Love
6. Make Believe
7. Why Do I Love You?
8. Finale
SHOW BOAT (1936 film version)
9. Ah Still Suits Me (Paul Robeson & Elizabteh Welch)
SHOW BOAT (1946 Broadway Revival)
10. Overture
11. Cotton Blossom
12. Make Believe
13. Ol' Man River
14. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
15. Life Upon The Wicked Stage
16. You Are Love
17. Why Do I Love You
18. Bill
19. Nobody Else But Me
Format
2-CD
Label
Pavilion GEMS 0060
Released
1999-10-19
Barcode
727031006022
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Also Contains
Show Boat - 1932 Studio Cast
Show Boat - 1999 Compilation
Notes
Contains many tracks from various Show Boat recordings, including the 1932 Studio Cast & 1946 Broadway Cast.
Length
2:38:18
Lists
31 collectors / 6 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl3599]
DISC 1
1. Ol' Man River - Bing Crosby
2. Make Believe - Bing Crosby
3. Ol' Man River - Paul Robeson
4. Selection: Why Do I Love You?/Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man/You Are Love/Make Believe - Olive Kline/Lambert Murphy
5. Ol' Man River - Al Jolson
6. Bill - Helen Morgan
7. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man - Helen Morgan
8. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man - Tess Gardella
9. Ol' Man River - Jules Bledsoe
10. After The Ball - Henry Burr
11. Hello, Ma Baby/Goodbye My Lady Love - Joseph E. Howard
12. Overture - Brunswick Concert Orchestra/Victor Young
13. Ol' Man River - Paul Robeson
14. Bill - Helen Morgan
15. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man - Helen Morgan
16. You Are Love - James Melton
17. Make-Believe - James Melton
18. Why Do I Love You? - Countess Olga Albani/Frank Munn
19. Finale - 'Show Boat' Chorus
20. Ol' Man River - Paul Robeson
21. Ah Still Suits Me - Paul Robeson/Elisabeth Welch
22. Bill - Helen Morgan
DISC 2
1. Make Believe - Allan Jones
2. Why Do I Love You? - Allan Jones
3. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man - Irene Dunne/Charles Winninger
4. Show Boat: Scenario - Cleveland Orchestra/Artur Rodzinski
5. Ol' Man River - Todd Duncan
6. Overture - 'Show Boat' Orchestra/Edwin McArthur
7. Cotton Blossom - 'Show Boat' Chorus
8. Only Make Believe - Charles Fredericks/Jan Clayton
9. Ol' Man River - Kenneth Spencer
10. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man - Carol Bruce/Helen Dowdy/Kenneth Spencer
11. Life Upon The Wicked Stage - Colette Lyons
12. You Are Love - Charles Fredericks/Jan Clayton
13. Why Do I Love You? - Charles Fredericks/Jan Clayton
14. Bill - Carol Bruce
15. Nobody Else But Me - Jan Clayton
16. Ah Still Suits Me - Paul Robeson
17. Ol' Man River - Paul Robeson
Format
CD
Label
Sony Broadway SK 53330
Released
1993-03-09
Barcode
0074645333021
Audio
Mono
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Notes
The take of "Bill" included on this CD reissue is a longer alternate take not heard on the original 78/LP releases.
Lists
79 collectors / 3 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl1324]
1. Overture
2. Cotton Blossom
3. Make Believe
4. Ol' Man River
5. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
6. Life Upon The Wicked Stage
7. You Are Love
8. Why Do I Love You?
9. Bill
10. Nobody Else But Me
Format
CD
Label
MUSICBANK APWCD 1518
Released
2007
Barcode
5029248269524
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# Tracks
10
Length
40:50
Lists
5 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl24202]
1. Overture
2. Cotton Blossom
3. Make Believe
4. Ol' Man River
5. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
6. Life Upon The Wicked Stage
7. You Are Love
8. Why Do I Love You?
9. Bill
10. Nobody Else But Me
Format
CD
Label
Prism PLATCD 733
Released
2002-06-05
Barcode
5014293673327
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Also Contains
Show Boat - 1928 Original London Cast
Lists
30 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl2388]
1. Overture - The Orchestra
2. Cotton Blossom - Chorus
3. Make Believe - Jan Clayton, Charles Fredericks
4. Ol' Man River - Male Chorus, Kenneth Spencer
5. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man - Carol Bruce, , Helen Dowdy, Kenneth Spencer, Chorus
6. Life Upon the Wicked Stage - Colette Lyons
7. You Are Love - Jan Clayton, , Charles Fredericks
8. Why Do I Love You? - Jan Clayton, Charles Fredericks, Chorus
9. Bill - Carol Bruce
10. Nobody Else but Me - Jan Clayton, Chorus
11. Cotton Blossom - Chorus
12. Make Believe - Edith Day,
13. Ol' Man River - Male Chorus, Paul Robeson
14. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man - Marie Burke, , Chorus
15. Queenie's Ballyhoo - Chorus
16. You Are Love - Edith Day,
17. Why Do I Love You? - Edith Day, , Chorus
18. In Dahomey - Chorus
19. Bill - Marie Burke
20. Dance Away the Night - Edith Day, Chorus
21. I Still Suits Me - Paul Robeson, Elisabeth Welch
Format
LP
Label
Columbia OL 4058
Released
1956
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Lists
7 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl16807]
Format
LP
Label
Columbia ML 4058
Released
1948
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Notes
In the mid-1950s Columbia switched pre-fixes on their cast albums from ML (for Masterworks Lp) to OL (for original cast Lp.) There were no specific reissues. As stock ran out on older albums the covers were reprined with the new OL prefix.
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Shortcode
[rl4126]
Format
5-78
Label
Columbia MM 611
Released
1946
Lists
6 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl10798]
Format
LP
Label
Coronet KLL 549
Country
Australia
Audio
Mono
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# Tracks
10
Lists
1 collector / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl33301]
Side 1
1. Overture
2. Cotton Blossom
3. Make Believe
4. Ol' Man River
5. Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
Side 2
1. Life Upon The Wicked Stage
2. You Are Love
3. Why Do I Love You?
4. Bill
5. Nobody Else But Me

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