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Author Merman, Ethel, singer.

Title There's no business like show business [sound recording] : the Ethel Merman collection.

Publication Info. Universal City, CA : Universal Music Special Markets ; New York, NY : Razor & Tie, [1997]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
Description 1 audio disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
performed music prm rdacontent
audio s rdamedia
audio disc sd rdacarrier
Note Primarily excerpts from musicals.
Performer Ethel Merman, vocals ; with orchestra directed by Jay Blackton (tracks 1-7, 10-13) ; Harry Sosnik and his orchestra (tracks 8-9) ; orchestra directed by Sy Oliver (tracks 14-15) ; Gordon Jenkins and his orchestra (tracks 16-17) ; Ray Middleton, vocals (track 12) ; Ray Bolger, vocals (tracks 14-15) ; Dick Haymes, vocals (track 17) ; Donald O'Connor, Dan Dailey, Johnnie Ray, Mitzi Gaynor, vocals (track 18).
Credits Producers, Mike Ragogna, Will Friedwald ; notes, Will Friedwald.
Event Recorded 1940-1959.
Note Compact disc.
Program notes by Will Friedwald and recording details ([12] p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Contents Girl crazy. I got rhythm / George & Ira Gershwin -- George White scandals of 1931. Life is just a bowl of cherries / Ray Henderson, Lew Brown -- Take a chance. Eadie was a lady, pts. 1 & 2 / R.A. Whiting, N.H. Brown, B. De Sylva -- Anything goes. You're the top ; I get a kick out of you ; Blow, Gabriel, blow / Cole Porter -- Red, hot and blue. It's de-lovely / Cole Porter -- Panama Hattie. Make it another old-fashioned, please ; I've still got my health / Cole Porter -- Annie get your gun. Doin' what comes naturally ; I got the sun in the morning ; Anything you can do ; You can't get a man with a gun / Irving Berlin -- Copacabana review. Dearie / B. Hilliard, D. Mann -- If I knew you were comin' I'd've baked a cake / A. Hoffman, B. Merrill, C. Watts -- Call me madam. The hostess with the mostes' on the ball ; You're just in love / Irving Berlin -- There's no business like show business. There's no business like show business / Irving Berlin -- Gypsy. Some people ; Everything's coming up roses ; Rose's turn / J. Styne, S. Sondheim.
Subject Musicals -- Excerpts.
Added Author Blackton, Jay, 1909-1994 conductor.
Sosnik, Harry, 1906-1996 conductor.
Oliver, Sy, conductor.
Jenkins, Gordon, conductor.
Middleton, Ray, singer.
Bolger, Ray, singer.
Haymes, Dick, singer.
O'Connor, Donald, 1925-2003 singer.
Dailey, Dan, 1914-1978, singer.
Ray, Johnnie, 1927-1990 singer.
Gaynor, Mitzi, 1931- singer.
Gershwin, George, 1898-1937. Girl crazy. I got rhythm.
Henderson, Ray, 1896-1970. Life is just a bowl of cherries.
Whiting, Richard A., 1891-1938. Take a chance. Eadie was a lady.
Porter, Cole, 1891-1964. Anything goes. Selections.
Porter, Cole, 1891-1964. Red, hot, and blue. It's de-lovely.
Porter, Cole, 1891-1964. Panama Hattie. Selections.
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989. Annie get your gun. Selections.
Hilliard, Bob. Dearie.
Hoffman, Al, 1902-1960. If I knew you were comin' I'd've baked a cake.
Berlin, Irving, 1888-1989. Call me madam. Selections.
Styne, Jule, 1905-1994. Gypsy. Selections.
Added Title Ethel Merman collection
Standard No. 793018214421
Music No. RE 2144-2 Razor & Tie
MSD-37072 Universal Music Special Markets

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