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The Very Best from the MGM Musicals
Title:
THE BEST FROM MGM MUSICALS
Category:
Soundtrack
Label:
EMI Records Ltd.
Catalog Number:
EMTV 56
Cassette: TC EMTV 56
CD: CD EMTV 56
/ CDP 79 5544 2
Release Date:
1990
Type:
12" 33 1/3 rpm
Discs:
1
Length:
Not given
Availability:
Out Of Print
The Best from MGM Musicals


ABOUT THE DISC & RECORDINGS:

One of the last of the MGM soundtracks to be released on record, cassette and CD.  Issued by EMI Records in England in a nice gatefold sleeve with prmotional photos and liner notes, the record festures tracks in both mono and stereo.  Remastered by Ron Hill and Vic Lanza, the tracks sound quite good.  All tracks are the original MGM Records versions.

The other titles in this series are:
An American In Paris/Gigi
Kiss Me Kate/Brigadoon
Doctor Zhivago/Ryan's Daughter
Singin' In The Rain/Easter Parade
El Cid
2001: A Space Odyssey
The Wizard of Oz
Ben-Hur
Seven Brides For Seven Brothers/Lili
Show Boat/The Band Wagon
Exodus/Cast A Giant Shadow
The Big Country/How The West Was Won
Hit The Deck/In The Good Old Summertime/Royal Wedding
Till The Clouds Roll By/Summer Stock/Lovely To Look At
Words And Music/Three Little Words
Silk Stockings/Les Girls
The Dirty Dozen/Hannibal Brooks
The Fastest Guitar Alive/My Cheatin' Heart
The Strawberry Statement
The Boy Friend/Highlights from Goodbye Mr. Chips
Battle of Britain
Kismet
The Belle of New York/Good News/Rich, Young & Pretty
King of Kings/Highlights from The Greatest Story Ever Told
Mutiny on the Bounty
Highlights from The Scalp hunters/Hang 'Em high & The Way West
Magic Moments from the Musicals Vol. 1
Magic Moments from the Musicals Vol. 2


Images on the page from the collection of Scott Brogan.
 


TRACK LISTING

Judy Garland tracks in
blue.
* denotes stereo

Title
Performed by...
From the film...
Side One
Singin' In The Rain Gene Kelly Singin' In The Rain (1952)
Get Happy Judy Garland
Thank Heaven For Little Girls * Maurice Chevalier
Gigi (1958)
The Lady Is A Tramp Lena Horne
I Got Rhythm Gene Kelly
An American in Paris (1951)
Stranger In Paradise Ann Blyth & Vic Damone
Kismet (1955)
I Wish I Were In Love Again Judy Garland & Mickey Rooney
Ol' Man River William Warfield
Show Boat (1951)
'S Wonderful Gene Kelly & Georges Guetary
An American in Paris (1951)
Over The Rainbow Judy Garland
Side Two
Bless Yor Beautiful Hide Howard Keel
Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954)
Make Believe Kathryn Grayson & Howard Keel
Show Boat (1951
Make 'Em Laugh Donald O'Connor
Singin' In The Rain (1952)
Easter Parade Judy Garland & Fred Astaire
Rose Marie Howard Keel
Rose Marie (1954)
A Couple Of Swells Judy Garland & Fred Astaire
Almost Like Being In Love Gene Kelly
Brigadoon (1954)
Sometimes I'm Happy Jane Powell & Vic Damone
Hit The Deck (1955)
Steppin' Out With My Baby Fred Astaire
That's Entertaiment! Fred Astaire, Nanette Fabray, Jack Buchanan & India Adams
The Band Wagon (1953)



DISC CREDITS

Notes by: David Wishart

Digitally remastered by: Ron Hill and Vic Lanza

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