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The Saturday List: “Joseph’s Coat” – or a List of Colourful Songs, Part 2

Last week, I looked at the first dozen colours that appear in “Joseph’s Coat”, the song in Joseph and the Amazing The second part of a three-part list naming show tunes for each of the colours in “Joseph’s Coat” from JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT. Continue reading

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Forgotten Musicals Friday: ALL AMERICAN

It’s not often that you look back at a forgotten musical, even when it comes to many of the most notorious flops, and can see very clearly why it is has been forgotten, why it flopped – or both. ALL AMERICAN is precisely such a musical. Continue reading

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The Saturday List: Favourite Songs from 1960s Musicals

Today’s list features some of my favourite songs from musicals of the 1960s. A tough decade to whittle down to just 10 songs, but here goes. Continue reading

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Musical Notes: 19 May 2010

Index Paradise Found at the Menier Chocolate Factory … p.2 Charles Strouse in Hospital … p.3 Reading of Alyss Cancelled … p.3 New Mamma Mia! Website Launched … p.3

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BYE BYE BIRDIE at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

So this is the Bye Bye Birdie clip from Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade. It’s quite fun watching Uncle Jesse go though the moves, although director-choreographer Robert Longbottom hasn’t done anyone any favours with his lame choreography – although the idea of … Continue reading

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BYE BYE BIRDIE on MAD MEN

A sequence based on the film version of Bye Bye Birdie has appeared in Episode 3/02 of Mad Men. Check it out here: In the sequence, the title song from the film is reproduced with new lyrics as the basis … Continue reading

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Interpolations for the BYE BYE BIRDIE Revival

The wealth of material created for the film and television adaptations of the 1960 Broadway musical Bye Bye Birdie won’t be heard in the new Broadway revival, with one exception: the title tune written for the film, which will be … Continue reading

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