Ethel Merman - Songs From Call Me Madam album download
|A1||The Best Thing For You|
|A2||Marrying For Love|
|A3||It's A Lovely Day|
|A4||(Dance To The Music Of) The Orcarina|
|B1||You're Just In Love|
|B2||Something To Dance About|
|B3||Once Upon A Time Today|
|B4||It's A Lovely Day Today - You're Just In Love|
- Featuring – Dick Haymes, Eileen Wilson
- Orchestra – Gordon Jenkins And His Orchestra And Chorus
- Written-By – Irving Berlin
|A-813||Ethel Merman With Dick Haymes - Eileen Wilson And Gordon Jenkins And His Orchestra And Chorus||Ethel Merman With Dick Haymes - Eileen Wilson And Gordon Jenkins And His Orchestra And Chorus - Songs From Call Me Madam (4xShellac, 10", Album)||Decca||A-813||Canada||1950|
|A-813||Ethel Merman||Songs From Call Me Madam (3xShellac, 10", Album)||Decca||A-813||US||1950|
Call Me Madam is a musical with a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin. A satire on politics and foreign policy that spoofs America's penchant for lending billions of dollars to needy countries, it centers on Sally Adams, a well-meaning but ill-informed socialite widow who is appointed United States Ambassador to the fictional European country of Lichtenburg.
Opening October 12, 1950, Call Me Madam settled in for a run that eventually totaled 644 performances, making the commercial prospects of a cast album bright. Unfortunately, there was a glitch. The show had been financed by RCA Victor Records, who claimed the cast album. But Merman was an exclusive recording artist for Decca, one of RCA's major rivals. When MCA reissued the album for the CD era, it added the four songs Merman recorded in 1940 for the Cole Porter show Panama Hattie, among them the attractive duet with Joan Carroll, "Let's Be Buddies.
Exclusive Prime pricing. 12 Songs From Call Me Madam (With Selections From "Panama Hattie") (Original Broadway Cast). MP3 Music, May 15, 2001. The excerpts here from Call Me Madam and Panama Hattie restore to the catalogue songs from their original creator, and the glorious exuberance she shows is all Merman at her (almost) best. 2 people found this helpful.
Ethel Merman, George Sanders with chorus, Ethel Merman,George Sanders with Chorus - Call Me Madam-Finale 01:45. Ethel Merman - The Hostess With The Mostes' On The Ball 02:43. Donald O'Connor - What Chance Have I With Love 03:02. Donald O'Connor, Carole Richards, Donald O'C onnor and Carole Richards - Something To Dance About 03:25. Carole Richards - (Dance To The Music Of) The Ocarina 02:46. Ethel Merman - Can You Use Any Money Today 01:47. George Sanders - Marrying For Love 02:26.