Guys and Dolls
Version: LONDON STUDIO
Composer: Loesser, Frank
Audio CD (double)
Acclaimed as one of the greatest Broadway Musicals ever, Guys and Dolls contains a hit filled score by the legendary Frank Loesser's which assured the show of it's successes then and up to more recently in the 1992 Broadway Revival which scooped all the major Tony awards for that year. Loesser's later works include the recently revived Broadway Smash "How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying" and the film "Hans Christian Anderson". In this All Star recording, Frank Loessers daughter Emily plays the lead role of Sarah.
JAY Records new recording of Guys and Dolls is the first Complete version ever to be released and uses the original orchestrations and book with a full symphony orchestra and an all star cast. As such the recording is part of the JAY Original Master Works Edition series utilising the original book, music, lyrics and orchestrations. By using the original version the essence of the masterwork has been preserved in Digital Dolby Surround Sound incorporating the unique JAY Records sound to be enjoyed by todays listener in the form conceived by the authors and enjoyed at the 1,200 performances the show enjoyed during it's first run on Broadway in 1950.
Included in this recording are:
The World Premier Recording of the complete Havana sequence AND the following hit songs:
"Luck be a Lady"
"Sit Down You're Rocking The Boat"
"I've Never Been In Love Before"
"If I Were a Bell"
"Guys and Dolls"
"Take Back Your Mink"
3 song that Frank Loesser wrote for the successful Hollywood Movie version (Starring Frank Sinatra, Marlon Brando and Jean Simmons) are included as bonus tracks
"A woman in love"
"Pet Me, Poppa"
Plus one song that was cut from the original production.