Wayne’s Music 23/24 March 2013. landmark songs from the musicals of the 1950s.
Wouldn’t It be Loverly Julie Andrews as Eliza Doolittle expressing her wish for a better life than a street flower seller.
You’re Just In Love from Call Me Madam. Perry Como teams up with the Fontane Sisters on this Irving Berlin showstopper!
Standing On The Corner from the “Most Happy fella” soundtrack all songs written by Frank Loesser.
A Bushel and A peck Doris Day sings from Guys and Dolls
I Whistle A Happy Tune Marni Nixon (The King And I ) in 1951.
Just In Time Judy Holliday and Sydney Chaplin with the ensemble from the Bells Are Ringing Soundtrack.
Stranger In Paradise Matt Monroe with the pop hit from Kismet
Let me Entertain You from the soundtrack of Gypsy Rose lee … Cynthia Gibb sings.
I Was Born Under A Wandrin Star Lee Marvin from the movie Paint Your Wagon … based on the Lerner and Loewe Broadway Musical about a lusty group of people who one day look civilization in the eye and spit.
Heart Gwen Verdon from Damn Yankees
The Rain In Spain Julie Andrews from My Fair
Maria Jose Carerras from West Side Story
Getting To Know You Bing Crosby with his brilliant cover of one of the show stoppers from The King And I.
Somewhere Barbra Streisand from West Side Story - She is one of the most commercially and critically successful entertainers in modern entertainment history,
America The Ukulele orchestra Of Great Britain
Wayne’s Music Sunday 24 March 2013. landmark songs from the musicals of the 1950s. PART ONE.
On The Street Where You Live Vic Damone with Percy Faith’s orchestra in 1956
It’s A Lovely Day Today Ella Fitzgerald sings one of the main tunes from Call me Madame in 1950.
76 Trombones the show stopper from The Music Man with Shirley Jones and Robert Preston.
The Best Thing For You Eddie Fisher with another example of a memorable hit, yet he had nothing to do with the show “Call Me Madam”.
Hey There Rosemary Clooney with one of the main songs from The Pajama Game which opened at the St james Theatre Broadway in May 1954 for more than one thousand performances.
Baubles, Bangles and Beads The Kirby Stone Four notched up the commercial hit song from Kismet …
Hello Young Lovers Andy Williams with one from The King and I …
The Party’s Over from the Bells Are Ringing Soundtrack
They Call The Wind Maria the Kingston Trio with the folk adaptation of one of the hit songs from Paint Your Wagon.
Tonight Shirley Bassey from West Side Story – the only song from the musical to make the charts in the UK in 1962.
Luck Be A Lady Frank Sinatra with what became one of his signature songs - from Guys and Dolls
Til There Was You even the Beatles couldn’t resist adding a show tune to their repertoire. This is from the Music Man.
Something Wonderful Nina Simone from The King and I
What ever Lola Wants Gwen verdon from Damn Yankees
I feel pretty from West Side Story soundtrack
I’m Not At All In Love Doris Day from The Pyjama Game
I Could Have Danced All Night from My Fair Lady Soundtrack
Sit Down You’re Rockin The Boat Harpers Bazaar select one of the hit songs from (Guys And Dolls) – recorded for the third album “The Secret Life Of Harper’s Bazaar”.
get me To The Church On Time Stanley Holloway
I Enjoy Being A Girl Peggy Lee from The Flower Drum Song
Everything’s Coming Up Roses from The Gypsy Rose Lee soundtrack – Bette Midler sings.