King Kong > Original London Cast


Show Details

Show
King Kong (4)
Music
Todd Matshikiza
Lyrics
Pat Williams (17)
Book
Harry Bloom

Recording Details

Date
1961
Type
Audio / Stage Cast
Language
English
Location
UK / England / London
Theatre/Venue
Prince's Theatre
Director
Leon Gluckman (2)
Choreography
Arnold Dover (2)
Conductor
Stanley Glasser (3)
Orchestrations
Mackay Davashe — Assistant, Stanley Glasser (3) — Orchestrations, Arrangements, Musical Conception, Sol Klaaste — Assistant, Kippie Moeketsi — Assistant
Performer
Patience Gowabe, Lemmy Mabaso, Ben Masinga, Nathan Mdledle (3), Sophie Mgcina (5), Josepf Mogotsi, Stephen Moloi (2), Peggy Phango (2)
Notes
orange record sleeve (same label # as South African cast)
Shortcode
[r1665]

Releases (6)

Format
CD
Label
Stage Door STAGE 9057
Released
2018-09-28
Country
UK
Barcode
5055122190578
Audio
Stereo
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Also Contains
Back Of The Moon / The Earth Turns Over - 1961 Elaine Delmar
King Kong - 1961 South Africa Cast
King Kong / Riverside Blues - 1961 Terry Lightfoot's New Orleans Jazzmen
# Tracks
33
Lists
17 collectors / 3 wish lists
History
6 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl61072]
1. Sad Times, Bad Times - Company
2. Marvellous Muscles - Nathan Mdledle, Company
3. King Kong - Nathan Mdledle, Company
4. Kwela Kong - Orchestra
5. Back of the Moon - Peggy Phango
6. The Earth Turns Over - Sophie Mgcina
7. Damn Him! - Joseph Mogotsi
8. Gumboot Dance - Company
9. King King - Company
10. Be Smart, Be Wise - Ben Masinga, Sophie Mgcina, Lemmy “Special” Mabaso
11. Crazy Kid - Lemmy “Special” Mabaso And The Alexander Junior Bright Boys
12. Tshotsholosa - Road Song - Company
13. Quickly in Love - Nathan Mdledle, Peggy Phango, Stephen Moloi, Ben Masinga, Patience Gcowabe, Soph
14. In the Queue - Company
15. It's a Wedding - Company
16. Wedding Hymn - Company
17. Death Song - Nathan Mdledle
18. King Kong (Reprise) - Company
19. Sad Times, Bad Times (Finale) - Orchestra
20. Sad Times, Bad Times (Original South African Cast Recording) - Company
21. Marvellous Muscles (Original South African Cast Recording) - Nathan Mdledle, Company
22. King Kong (Original South African Cast Recording) - Nathan Mdledle, Company
23. Back of the Moon (Original South African Cast Recording) - Miriam Makeba
24. Petal's Song - The Earth Turns Over (Original South African Cast Recording) - Ruth Nkonyane
25. Damn Him! (Original South African Cast Recording) - Joseph Mogotsi
26. Strange Things Happen (Original South African Cast Recording) - Ruth Nkonyane, Joseph Mogotsi
27. Better Than New (Original South African Cast Recording) - Nathan Mdledle, Company
28. Mad (Original South African Cast Recording) - Dan Poho, Company
29. Quickly in Love (Original South African Cast Recording) - Miriam Makeba
30. It's a Wedding (Original South African Cast Recording) - Company
31. Back of the Moon (Bonus Track) - Elaine Delmar
32. The Earth Turns Over (Bonus Track) - Elaine Delmar
33. King Kong (Bonus Track) - Terry Lightfoot's New Orleans Jazzmen
Format
Audio File
Label
Stage Door
Released
2011-04-30
Country
UK
Audio
Stereo
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Lists
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Shortcode
[rl34999]
1. Sad Times, Bad Times -- Peggy Phango, Nathan Mdledle, Joseph Mogotsi, Ben Masinga, Stephen Moloi, Sophie Mgcina, Patience Gowabe 2:29
2. Marvellous Muscles -- Nathan Mdledle 2:16
3. King Kong -- Nathan Mdledle 2:52
4. Kwela Kong -- Stanley Glasser Orchestra 3:11
5. Back of the Moon -- Peggy Phango, Joseph Mogotsi 2:09
6. The Earth Turns Over -- Sophie Mgcina 2:34
7. Damn Him! -- Joseph Mogotsi 1:05
8. Gumboot Dance -- Joseph Mogotsi, Nathan Mdledle, Peggy Phango, Ben Masinga, Stephen Moloi, Sophie Mgcina, Patience Gowabe 2:18
9. King King -- Joseph Mogotsi, Nathan Mdledle, Peggy Phango, Ben Masinga, Stephen Moloi, Sophie Mgcina, Patience Gowabe 1:49
10. Be Smart, Be Wise -- Sophie Mgcina, Ben Masinga, Lemmy Mavaso 3:56
11. Crazy Kid -- Lemmy Mavaso, Alexander Junior Bright Boys 1:18
12. Tshotsholosa - Road Song -- Joseph Mogotsi, Nathan Mdledle, Peggy Phango, Ben Masinga, Stephen Moloi, Sophie Mgcina, Patience Gowabe 1:37
13. Quickly in Love -- Joseph Mogotsi, Nathan Mdledle, Peggy Phango, Ben Masinga, Stephen Moloi, Sophie Mgcina, Patience Gowabe 2:39
14. In the Queue -- Joseph Mogotsi, Nathan Mdledle, Peggy Phango, Ben Masinga, Stephen Moloi, Sophie Mgcina, Patience Gowabe 2:14
15. It's a Wedding -- Joseph Mogotsi, Nathan Mdledle, Peggy Phango, Ben Masinga, Stephen Moloi, Sophie Mgcina, Patience Gowabe 2:24
16. Wedding Hymn -- Joseph Mogotsi, Nathan Mdledle, Peggy Phango, Ben Masinga, Stephen Moloi, Sophie Mgcina, Patience Gowabe 1:21
17. Death Song -- Nathan Mdledle 2:30
18. King Kong - Reprise -- Joseph Mogotsi, Nathan Mdledle, Peggy Phango, Ben Masinga, Stephen Moloi, Sophie Mgcina, Patience Gowabe 1:03
19. Sad Times, Bad Times - Finale -- Stanley Glasser Orchestra 1:34
Format
LP
Label
Decca LK 4392
Released
1961
Audio
Mono
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Shortcode
[rl12185]
Format
CD
Label
African Classics 66890-2
Barcode
750582482724
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Shortcode
[rl29300]
Format
LP
Label
London 5762
Audio
Mono
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Shortcode
[rl29299]
Format
LP
Label
Decca SKL 4132
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Shortcode
[rl1314]
1. Sad times - bad times
2. Marvellous muscles
3. King Kong
4. Kwela Kong
5. Back of the moon
6. The earth turns over
7. Damn him! - Gumboot Dance - King King
8. Be smart, be wise
9. Crazy kid
10. Tshotsholosa
11. Quickly in love
12. In the queue
13. It's a wedding
14. The wedding hymn
15. Death song - Finale (Reprises)

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