17 Jun 2019

Steve Young - collector of unusual musical albums

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 3:15 pm on 17 June 2019
Steve Young in Bathtubs over Broadway

Steve Young in Bathtubs over Broadway Photo: Focus_Features

Anything can be a musical. The mega hits about the beliefs and practices of Mormons and that one about American history and a man named Hamilton are surely proof of that. 

But how about a musical about dog food? Or plastic wrap?

Back in the day corporations commissioned musicals about their products, just to entertain executives. 

Former David Letterman writer Steve Young collects albums from these unusual musicals. He's the subject of a documentary called Bathtubs over Broadway.

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