Can-Can
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Original Broadway Cast Recording
Can-Can

Can-Can [Original Broadway Cast]

Milton Rosenstock, conductor
Starring Lilo and Peter Cookson
Recorded on May 17, 1953

 

Go to the Original Broadway Production page for further cast and production credits.

 

  • LP, 1953 [Capitol S-452 (mono)]
  • EP, 1953 [Capitol EDM-452]
  • LP, 1962 [Capitol DW-452 (fake stereo) / W-452 (mono) ]
  • Triple LP, 1981 [Time-Life Records STL-AM02 (mono)] (includes the Original Broadway Cast recording of Kiss Me Kate and the 1962 New York Revival of Anything Goes)
  • Triple Cassette, 1981 [Time-Life Records 4TL-AM02 (mono)] (cassette verion of the above LP box set)
  • LP, 1989 [Capitol CDP 7 92064 2]
  • Cassette, 1989 [Capitol C4 92064]
  • Can-Can [Original Broadway Cast]


    Digitally Remixed and Remastered Version
    Remastered by Robert Norberg
    Liner Notes by David Foil

  • Compact Disc, 1992 [Broadway Angel ZDM 7 64664 2 2] (39:19)
  • Cassette, 1992 [Broadway Angel EG 0777 7 64664 4 6]
    • Introduction / "Maidens Typical of France" - Company (2:59)
    • "Never Give Anything Away" - Lilo, Women's Chorus (1:57)
    • "Quadrille" - Orchestra (2:07)
    • "C'est Magnifique" - Lilo, Peter Cookson (3:19)
    • "Come Along With Me" - Erik Rhodes, Hans Cnreid (4:31)
    • "Live and Let Love" - Lilo (1:52)
    • "I Am in Love" - Peter Cookson (2:36)
    • "If You Loved Me Truly" - Gwen Verdon, Peter Cookson (3:09)
    • "Montmart'" - Company (1:29)
    • "Allez-vous-en, Go Away" - Lilo (2:13)
    • "Never, Never Be an Artist" - Hans Conreid, Company (2:54)
    • "It's All Right With Me" - Peter Cookson (1:56)
    • "Every Man is a Stupid Man" - Lilo (2:20)
    • "I Love Paris" - Lilo, Company (2:26)
    • "Can-Can" - Lilo, Women's Chorus (2:55)

    Boston Pops Orchestra
    Medley from Can-Can

    Conducted by Arthur Fiedler
    Arranged by Jack Andrews
    Liner Notes by Alfred Simon

  • 7" 45 RPM ("Extended Play"), 1953 [RCA Victor ERA 131]
  • Ferrante and Teicher: Can-Can [EP]

    Ferrante and Teicher
    Cole Porter's "Can-Can"

    Art Ferrante and Lou Teicher, pianists

  • LP (10"), 1953 [Columbia CL 6264 (mono)] (includes six selections from Me and Juliet)
  • EP (7" 33 RPM), 1954 [Columbia B 1719]
    • "Montmart'"
    • "C'est Magnifique"
    • "Come Along With Me"
    • "I Am in Love"
    • "Allez-vous-en, Go Away"
    • "I Love Paris"
    • "Can-Can"

    Studio Cast Recording
    Can-Can (selections)

    Sue Bennett, vocals; Ted Straeter, vocals-conductor

  • LP, 1953 [MGM E 3063] (includes selections from Me and Juliet)
    • "C'est Magnifique"
    • "Allez-vous-en, Go Away"
    • "It's All Right With Me"
    • "I Love Paris"
    • "Can-Can"

    Can-Can [Gordon Jenkins]

    Gordon Jenkins and His Orchestra
    Musical Highlights from "Can-Can"(selections)

  • LP (10"), 1953 [Decca DL 5469 (mono)] (includes selections from Me and Juliet)
  • 45 RPM EP, 1953 [Decca ED 2058]
    • "I Am in Love"
    • "C'est Magnifique"
    • "Allez-vous-en (Go Away)"
    • "It's All Right With Me"

    Can-Can [UK Cast Recording]

    Original London Cast Recording
    Can-Can

    The Coliseum Orchestra; Conductor: Charles Prentice
    Performers: Irene Hilda
    (La Mome Pistache), Edmund Hockridge (Judge Aristide Forestier), Alfred Marks (Boris Adzinidzinadze), George Gee (Hilaire Jussac), Gilian Lynne (Claudine), Eve Ashley, Vincent Charles, Alan Gabriel, Gloria George, Warren Mitchell, Aleta Morrison, and Joy Turpin

  • LP, 1954 [Parlophone PMD-1017]
  • LP, 1975 [Monmouth Evergreen MES 7073] (as "Magic Moments from Cole Porter's Can-Can"; drops two numbers (*); includes selections from Call Me Madam)
  • Compact Disc, 2005 [Sepia 1041] (includes all of the numbers plus selections from the London cast of Wedding in Paris
  • Can-Can / Wedding in Paris [UK Cast Recordings]

    • Overture - Orchestra / "Maidens Typical of France" - The Laundresses
    • "Never Give Anything Away" - Irene Hilda with Ensemble
    • "C'est Magnifique" - Irene Hilda and Edmund Hockridge
    • "Come Along With Me" * - George Gee and Alfred Marks
    • "Live and Let Live" * - Irene Hilda
    • "I Am in Love" - Edmund Hockridge
    • "If You Loved Me Truly" - Alfred Marks, Gillian Lynne, Warren Mitchell, Vincent Charles, Alan Gabriel, Eve Ashley, Joy Turpin, and Gloria George
    • "Montmart'" - Ensemble
    • "Allez-vous-en, Go Away" - Irene Hilda
    • "Never, Never Be an Artist" - Alfred Marks, Warren Mitchell, Alan Gabriel, Vincent Charles, and Aleta Morrison
    • "It's All Right With Me" - Edmund Hockridge
    • "I Love Paris" - Irene Hilda with Ensemble
    • "Can-Can " - Irene Hilda and The Laundresses

    Songs from Can-Can [by Genevieve]

    Genevieve
    Songs from Cole Porter's Can-Can

    Genevieve, vocals (star of the National Touring Company of Can-Can)
    Orchestra conducted by Archie Bleyer
    Accordian: Dominic Cortese
    Recorded on September 15, 1958 at Webster Hall, NYC

  • 45 RPM, 1958 [Cadence CEP 505]
    • "Never Give Anything Away" (2:03)
    • "C'est Magnifique" (1:44)
    • "Live And Let Live" (1:41)
    • "Allez-vous En" (2:16)
    • "I Love Paris" (2:57)
    • "Can-Can" (2:01)

    Information on this recording courtesy of Tom Herson

    Mimi Benzell & Felix Knight Sing Can-Can

    Mimi Benzell & Felix Knight
    Cole Porter's Can-Can

    Conductor: Warren Vincent
    Performers: Mimi Benzell and Felix Knight

  • LP, 1959 [Design DLP-111 (mono); DCF-1009 (stereo)]
    (includes selections from Kiss Me Kate)
  • LP, 19?? [Spectrum Records SDLP-111; SS-54]
    • "Allez-vous-en"
    • "C'est Magnifique"
    • "I Love Paris"
    • "It's All Right With Me"
    • "If You Loved Me Truly"

    Afro Can-Can

    Jack Costanzo
    Afro Can-Can
    Version of Cole Porter's "Can-Can."

    Jack Costanzo, bongos and leader

  • LP, 1959 [Liberty LST 7137].
    • "It's All Right With Me"
    • "Live and Let Live"
    • "Snake Dance"
    • "Come Along With Me"
    • "Allez-vous-en"
    • "Never Give Anything Away"
    • "The Inch Worm"
    • "If You Loved Me Truly"
    • "Montmart'"
    • "I Love Paris"
    • "Can-Can Overture"
    • "I Am in Love"

    Highlights from the Musical Hit "Can-Can" by Cole Porter

    Viennese Symphonic Orchestra; unidentified soloists or conductor
    Recorded in Europe

  • LP, 195? [Plymouth P12-119]
    • "Allez vous en"
    • "I Love Paris"
    • "Can-Can Montage"
    • "Can-Can Medley"

    "Can-Can Medley" and "Can-Can Montage" are based on "Galop Infernal" from Orpheus in the Underworld by Jacques Offenbach

    John Senati & His Orchestra
    Music from "Can-Can" and Other Cole Porter Favorites

  • LP, 19?? [Bravo K-144]
    • "It's All Right With Me"
    • "I Love Paris"
    • "If You Loved Me Truly"
    • "Allez vous en, Go Away"
    • "C'Est Magnifique"
    Also includes the following selections from Kiss Me Kate
    • "Why Can't You Behave?"
    • "So In Love"
    • "Wunderbar"

    Original Film Soundtrack Recording
    Can-Can

    Can-Can (Film Soundtrack)

     
    Starring Frank Sinatra and Shirley MacLaine
    Music arranged and conducted by Nelson Riddle

     
    Go to the Film Version page for further cast and productions credits.

     

  • LP, 1960 [Capitol SW-1301 (stereo) / W-1301 (mono)]
  • Cassette, 19?? [Capitol 4M-1301]
  • Compact Disc, 1989 [Capitol CDP 7 91248 2]
  • Triple Compact Disc, 199? [EMI Music Group (Australia) 8140792] (includes soundtracks to High Society and Pal Joey) 
    • Entr'acte - Orchestra (3:19)
    • "It's All Right With Me" - Frank Sinatra (4:12)
    • "Come Along With Me" - Shirley MacLaine (2:02)
    • "Live and Let Live" - Maurice Chevalier and Louis Jourdan (1:49)
    • "You Do Something to Me" - Louis Jourdan (1:55)
    • "Let's Do It" - Frank Sinatra and Shirley MacLaine (2:45)
    • Main title - Orchestra / "I Love Paris" - Chorus / "Montmart'" - Frank Sinatra, Maurice Chevalier and Chorus (3:00)
    • "C'est Magnifique" - Frank Sinatra (1:59)
    • "Maidens Typical of France" - Chorus and Orchestra (3:30)
    • "Just One of Those Things" - Maurice Chevalier (2:07)
    • "I Love Paris" - Frank Sinatra and Maurice Chevalier (2:25)
    • "Can-Can" - Orchestra (3:17)

    Nelson Riddle
    Music of the Motion Picture "Can-Can"

    Can-Can (Nelson Riddle)

    Music arranged and conducted by Nelson Riddle
    (This is the musical score from the film without vocals, "played for dancing")

  • LP, 1960 [Capitol ST 1365 (stereo) / T-1365 (mono)]
  • Compact Disc, 2005 [EMI] (includes the album of Nelson Riddle's arrangements for Oklahoma)
    • "It's All Right With Me"
    • "Allez-vous-en, Go Away"
    • "You Do Something to Me"
    • "Maidens Typical of France"
    • "Let's Do It (Let's Fall in Love)"
    • "Just One of Those Things"
    • "I Love Paris"
    • "C'est Magnifique"
    • "Come Along With Me"
    • "Live and Let Live"
    • "Montmart'"
    • "Can-Can"

    Benny Carter
    Cole Porter's Can-Can and Anything Goes

    Benny Carter (alto saxophone), Teddy Charles (vibes), Hal Schaefer (piano), John Drew (bass), Gus Johnson (druns)

  • LP, 1960 [United Artists UAL 4073 (mono)]
  • LP, 1960 [United Artists UAL 3055 (mono)]
    • "I Love Paris"
    • "C'est Magnifique"
    • "It's All Right With Me"
    • "Allez-vous en, Go Away"
    • "I Am in Love"

    These songs are from Anything Goes

    • "Anything Goes"
    • "All Through the Night"
    • "Waltz Down the Aisle"
    • "Buddie Beware"
    • "You're the Top"

    Terry Gibbs and His Quintet
    Music from Cole Porter's Can-Can

    Can-Can (Terry Gibbs)

    Terry Gibbs with Frank Strazzieri, Herb Ellis, Al Mckibbon, and Frank Kapp

  • LP, 1960 [Verve MG V 2136 (mono) / MG VS 6145 (stereo)]
    • "You Do Something to Me"
    • "I Love Paris"
    • "Let's Do It"
    • "Come Along with Me"
    • "It's All Right with Me"
    • "Can-Can"
    • "C'Est Magnifique"
    • "Just One of Those Things"
    • "Live and Let Live"

    Bernard Peiffer
    Bernard Peiffer Plays Cole Porter's Can-Can

  • LP, 1960 [Laurie LLPS-1008]
    • "Come Along with Me"
    • "It's All Right with Me"
    • "Just One of Those Things"
    • "You Do Something to Me"
    • "Let's Do It"
    • "I Love Paris"
    • "Montmartre"
    • "C'Est Magnifique"

    Studio Cast Recording
    Can-Can (selections)

    The London Theatre Company Orchestra conducted by Eric Rogers
    Performers: Rosalind Page, Bryan Johnson, Eula Parker, and the Michael Sammes Singers

  • LP, 1960 [Ace of Clubs 1025] (with selections from Kismet)
  • LP, 196? [Richmond S 30077] (with selections from Kismet)
    • Overture / "C'est Magnifique"
    • "I Am in Love"
    • "Allez-vous-en"
    • "It's All Right With Me"
    • "I Love Paris"

    Sounds of a Thousand Strings
    Cole Porter's "Can-Can", Words and Music

    Glenn Hart, Barbara Newcomb and the Lido Can Can Singers and Dancers

  • LP, 196? [Crown Records CLP 5148 (mono) / CST 178 (stereo)]
  • LP, 1960 [Celebrity UTS 160 (stereo)] (probably the same recording; it has the same cuts, but gives no credits)
  • LP, 1964 [Coronet CX-119 (mono) / CXS-119 (stereo)] (probably the same recording; it has the same cuts, but gives no credits)
    • "Overture"
    • "C'est Magnifique"
    • "I Love Paris"
    • "I Am in Love"
    • "Come Along With Me"
    • "Montmart'"
    • "Allez-vous-en, Go Away"
    • "Live and Let Live"
    • "It's All Right With Me"
    • "Can-Can
    • "Apache Dance"
    • "Montmart' Finale"

    Studio Cast Recording
    Can-Can (selections)

    Conductor: Michael Adams
    Performers: Elizabeth Larner, Ian Wallace, and Michael Garson

  • LP, 1961 [Capitol SN-7506] (with selections from Paint Your Wagon)
  • Skip Martin and His Video All-Stars
    Let's Dance To Swingin Things From Cole Porter's Can-Can

    Musicians: Conrad Gozzo (tp), Pete Candoli (tp), Ray Linn (tp), Jimmy Salko (tp), Joe Triscari (tp) Frank Rosolino (tb), Dick Nash (tb), Joe Howard (tb), George Roberts (tb), Paul Horn (as, fl), Gus Bivona (as), Bob Cooper (ts), Jules Jacobs (ts), Pete Terry (bs), Al Hendrickson (g), Jimmy Rowles (p), Red Mitchell (b), Larry Bunker (vib), Irv Cottler (dr), Skip Martin (arranger and conductor)

  • LP, 196? [Somerset P-12400]
  • LP, 196? [Somerset SF-12400 (FSR-542) (UK) as by "Skip Martin and His Hollywood All-Stars"]
    • "I Love Paris"
    • "You Do Something to Me"
    • "Can-Can"
    • "Come Along With Me"
    • "Just One of Those Things"
    • "C'est Magnifique"
    • "Live and Let Live"
    • "I Am in Love"
    • "It's All Right With Me"
    • "Let's Do It"

    Ted Lopez's New York Revue Orchestra
    Cole Porter's Can-Can

    Conductor: Jimmy Warren
    Performers: Jennie Gray and Ricky Barker

  • LP, 19?? [Egmont TLA 9082]
  • LP, 19?? [Fidelio ATL-4082]
    • "Prelude"
    • "C'est Magnifique"
    • "It's All Right With Me"
    • "I Love Paris"
    • "Come Along With Me"
    • "Live and Let Live"
    • "I Am in Love"
    • "Allez-vous-en"
    • "Can-Can"
    • "Finaletto"

    Selections from Cole Porter's Can-Can

    Conductor: Mark Andrews
    Performers: Pat O'Day, Dick Ballentine, and Bob Mitchell

  • LP, 19?? [Parade SP-380]
  • LP, 19?? [Spin O Rama MK 3080]
    • "C'est Magnifique"
    • "It's All Right With Me"
    • "I Love Paris"
    • "Come Along With Me"
    • "Live and Let Live"
    • "I Am in Love"
    • "Allez-vous-en"
    • "Can-Can"

    Hollywood Radio City Orchestra and Chorus
    Cole Porter's Can Can

  • LP, 19?? [Encore]
    • Overture
    • "Cíest Magnifique"
    • "I Love Paris"
    • "Iím In Love"
    • "Montemartre"
    • "Alles Vous En"
    • "Live And Let Live"
    • "Itís All Right With Me"
    • "Can Can"
    • Finale

    Can-Can
    Pocket Songs: You Sing the Hits, and You Sing the Shows

  • Cassette, 1986 [MMO Music Group PS 85]
    • "Overture"
    • "Never Give Anything Away"
    • "C'est Magnifique"
    • "Come Along With Me"
    • "Live and Let Live"
    • "I Am in Love"
    • "Montmartre"
    • "Allez-vous-en"
    • "It's All Right With Me"
    • "Apache Dance"
    • "I Love Paris"
    • "Can-Can"
    • "Finale"

    London Revival Cast Recording
    Can-Can

    Can-Can [London Revival Cast]

    Conductor: Grant Hossack
    Performers: Donna McKechnie, Milo O'Shea, Bernard Alane, Norman Warwick, Janie Dee, Peter Durkin, Jean Michel Dagory, John Denton, and Mike Montgomery

  • Compact Disc, 1988 [Virgin CDV 2570] [49:16 mins.]
  • Aspects of Broadway

    No other credits available

  • Compact Disc, 1993 [ProArte Audio+ CDB 8308] (includes selections from Guys and Dolls, Sophisticated Ladies, Kismet, Hello Dolly!, No No Nanette, and Silk Stockings)
    • "Can-Can"
    • "I Love Paris"
    • "Never Give Anything Away"
    • "C'est Magnifique"
    • "Come Along With Me"
    • "It's All Right With Me"
    • "Allez vous-en"
    • "Montmart"

    These selections are from Silk Stockings

    • "Silk Stockings"
    • "Satin and Silk"
    • "All of You"
    • "Hail Bibinski"

    Cole Sings Porter: Rare and Unreleased Songs from Can-Can and Jubilee

    Cole Porter, piano and vocals
    Originally recorded late 1952 in New York City "Private recordings made to demonstrate Porter's intentions for the songs."
    Lyrics and program notes by Steve Nelson & Robert Kimball

  • Compact Disc, 1994 [Koch International 3-7171-2H1]
    • "Maidens Typical of France"
    • "Never Give Anything Away"
    • "C'est Magnifique"
    • "Live and Let Live"
    • "I Am in Love"
    • "Montmart'"
    • "I Love Paris"
    • "Can-Can"
    • "The Law"
    • "Her Heart Was in Her Work"
    • "What a Fair Thing is a Woman"
    • "I Do"
    • "Who Said Gay Paree?"

    Foreign Language Recordings

    Vienna Cast Recording
    Can-Can(in German)

    Can-Can (Vienna Cast Recording)

    Orchester des Theater an der Wien; Johannes Fehring, conductor
    Performers: Violetta Ferrari, Günther Frank, Rosi Rohr, and Vico Torriani

  • LP, 1968 [?]
  • Compact Disc, 1990 [Spectrum 550 420] (41:08)
    • Ouvertüre (4:42)
    • "Das ist alles Paris" (1:56)
    • "Was du mal hast" (2:05)
    • "C'est magnifique" (2:44)
    • "Häng' dich ein bei mir" (2:37)
    • "Ich bin verbliebt" (2:10)
    • "Sag ja, Chérie" (3:00)
    • "Can-Can" (2:30)
    • "Ball im Paradies" (5:23)
    • "Mir soll's recht sein" (2:34)
    • "Leb' und lass leben" (2:45)
    • "Ganz Paris träumt von der Liebe" (3:02)
    • "C'est Magnifique" (2:28)
    • "Can-Can Finale" (3:20)

    Swedish Cast Recording
    Can-Can

    Conductor: Jan Boquist
    Performers: Ulla Sallert and Lars Amble
    Swedish translation by Gösta Rybrant and Lars Amble

  • LP, 1973 [Amigo 812]
  • Compact Disc, 19?? [Honda Music Int'l 104] [30:02 mins.]
    • "Never Give Anything Away"
    • "C'est Magnifique"
    • "Live and Let Live"
    • "Montmart'"
    • "Allez-vous-en"
    • "It's All Right With Me"
    • "Every Man is a Stupid Man"
    • "I Love Paris"
    • "Can-Can "
    • "Let's Do It"

    Takarazuka Cast Recording
    Can-Can(in Japanese)

    Conductor: Yoshiki Okada
    Performers: Tsubasa Makoto, Asato Shizuki, Misai Aoii ,Hoshika Hisayo, Sayo Hubuki, Mai Kazehana, Sakiho Kiri, Natsuki Kuni, Haru Mayama, Shiho Mihara, Maya Misato, Yuki Nagikaze, Rei Nagitori, Yura Natsukawa, Mami Natsuki, Mayumi Ohou, and Hosachi Sen

  • Double Compact Disc, 1996 [Takarazuka Creative Arts Co. 46-47] [95:47 mins.]
    • "Maidens Typical of France"
    • "Never Give Anything Away"
    • "C'est Magnifique"
    • "Come Along With Me"
    • "Live and Let Live"
    • "I Am in Love"
    • "If You Loved Me Truly"
    • "Montmart'"
    • "Allez-vous-en"
    • "It's All Right With Me"
    • "I Love Paris"
    • "Can-Can "

    These selections are retitled but unidentified songs

    • "A Good Lawyer, a Good Neighbor"
    • "Because It's Illegal"