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Best of Broadway [Rhino]

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All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Rhino's The Best of Broadway shouldn't necessarily be seen as a definitive overview of Broadway show tunes, which, after all, have a rich and varied history. Instead, it should be seen as an affordable, diverse, and, at 20 tracks, generous introduction to the glorious riches of the Great White Way. True, the featured tracks aren't necessarily the best possible versions of these songs and there are a few great songs that are inexplicably missing, but overall the collection provides curious listeners with a good one-stop introduction to the wonders of Broadway, especially since it features such classics as "On the Street Where You Live," "There's No Business Like ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Stephen Thomas Erlewine
Rhino's The Best of Broadway shouldn't necessarily be seen as a definitive overview of Broadway show tunes, which, after all, have a rich and varied history. Instead, it should be seen as an affordable, diverse, and, at 20 tracks, generous introduction to the glorious riches of the Great White Way. True, the featured tracks aren't necessarily the best possible versions of these songs and there are a few great songs that are inexplicably missing, but overall the collection provides curious listeners with a good one-stop introduction to the wonders of Broadway, especially since it features such classics as "On the Street Where You Live," "There's No Business Like Show Business," "Till There Was You," "The Sound of Music," "The Impossible Dream," "Mame," "Superstar," "Day by Day," "Ease on Down the Road," "Don't Cry for Me Argentina," "Memory," and "Music of the Night."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/28/1995
  • Label: Rhino
  • UPC: 081227188528
  • Catalog Number: 71885
  • Sales rank: 104,053

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Finale (3:13)
  2. 2 Sue Me (2:29)
  3. 3 On the Street Where You Live (2:57)
  4. 4 There's No Business Like Show Business (Finale) - John Raitt (3:06)
  5. 5 Tonight (3:55)
  6. 6 Till There Was You - Robert Preston (2:47)
  7. 7 The Sound of Music - Mary Martin (2:48)
  8. 8 The Impossible Dream (The Quest) (2:25)
  9. 9 Big Spender (3:37)
  10. 10 Mame (6:17)
  11. 11 Superstar - Murray Head & Trinidad Singers (4:20)
  12. 12 Day by Day (3:17)
  13. 13 Ease on Down the Road (2:27)
  14. 14 One - A Chorus Line Company (4:47)
  15. 15 Tomorrow (2:09)
  16. 16 Don't Cry for Me Argentina (5:29)
  17. 17 Memory - Cynthia Onrubia (5:23)
  18. 18 Strike Up the Band (2:31)
  19. 19 Bring Him Home (3:18)
  20. 20 The Music of the Night (5:11)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Barbara Cook Track Performer
Stephanie Mills Track Performer
Michael Crawford Track Performer
Mary Martin Track Performer
Murray Head Track Performer
Hinton Battle Track Performer
Vivian Blaine Track Performer
Carol Lawrence Track Performer
John Raitt Track Performer
Betty Buckley Track Performer
Alfred Drake Track Performer
Patti LuPone Track Performer
Herbert Greene Conductor
Robert Preston Track Performer
Andrea McArdle Track Performer
John Michael King Track Performer
Charles Braswell Track Performer
Helen Gallagher Track Performer
Tiger Haynes Track Performer
Larry Kert Track Performer
Richard Kiley Track Performer
Robin Lamont Track Performer
Sam Levene Track Performer
Thelma Oliver Track Performer
Cynthia Onrubia Track Performer
Joan Roberts Track Performer
Tommy Tune Track Performer
Colm Wilkinson Track Performer
Ted Ross Track Performer
Jack Lee Conductor
Technical Credits
A. L. Webber Director
Harry Nilsson Composer
Leon Russell Composer
Bonnie Bramlett Composer
Bernard Edwards Composer
Nile Rodgers Composer
Billy Strange Composer
The Edge Composer
Franz Allers Director
Bono Composer
Jeffrey Bowen Composer
Sammy Cahn Composer
Adam Clayton Composer
Bob Emmer Executive Producer
Peter Howard Director
Bill Inglot Producer
Richard Marx Composer
Country Joe McDonald Composer
David McLees Producer
Larry Mullen Jr. Composer
Axel Stordahl Composer
Kathy Wakefield Composer
Paul Weston Composer
David J. Weiner Liner Notes
Coco Shinomiya Art Direction
Max Goberman Director
Frederick Dvonch Director
Louis Adrian Director
Stanley Lebowsky Director
Jay Blackton Director
Irving Actman Director
Robert Billig Director
Egbert VanAlstyne Composer
Scott David Composer
Donald Baldwin Composer
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