High Society
Recordings

1956 Original Film Soundtrack Recording

The MGM Orchestra conducted by Johnny Green

  • LP, 1956 [Capitol W-750 (mono)]
  • 45 RPM, 1956 [Capitol F3507, "True Love" / "Well, Did You Evah?]
  • LP, 1961 [Capitol LCT 6116 (mono)]
  • LP, 1961 [Capitol SW-750 (stereo)]
  • Compact Disc, 1995 [Capitol CDP 0777 7 93787 2 2]
  • Compact Disc, 199? [World Star Coll. (UK) 99056]
  • Triple Compact Disc, 199? [EMI Music Group (Australia) 8140792] (includes soundtracks to Can-Can and Pal Joey)
  • Go to the Original Film Production for more information

    • Overture - Orchestra
    • "High Society Calypso" - Louis Armstrong and Band
    • "Little One" - Bing Crosby
    • "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" - Frank Sinatra and Celeste Holm
    • "True Love" - Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly
    • "You're Sensational" - Frank Sinatra
    • "I Love You, Samantha" - Bing Crosby
    • "Now You Has Jazz" - Bing Crosby and Louis Armstrong
    • "Well, Did You Evah?" - Bing Crosby and Frank Sinatra
    • "Mind If I Make Love to You?" - Frank Sinatra

    1967 London Studio Recording

    Performers: Eula Parker, Shane Rimmer, Joan Savage, Geoff Love, and Ray Merrill
    Conducted by Alyn Ainsworth

  • LP, 1967 [Music for Pleasure (UK) 1169]
    • "Little One"
    • "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"
    • "True Love"
    • "Now You Has Jazz"
    • "You're Sensational"
    • "I Love You, Samantha"
    • "Well, Did You Evah?"
    • "Mind If I Make Love to You?"

    1987 London Original Cast Recording

    Music & Lyrics by Cole Porter
    Stage musical comedy based on Philip Barry's play The Philadelphia Story, and the MGM motion picture High Society
    New book by Richard Eyre
    Conducted by David Mellor
    Album produced by Norman Newell

    Cast: Trevor Eve, Stephen Rea, Natasha Richardson, Ronald Fraser, Angela Richards, Simon Clark, and Amanda Rosen

  • LP, 1987 [EMI Columbia (UK) SCX 6707]
  • Compact Disc, 19?? [EMI Sony (UK) CDP 7 46777-2]
    • "How Do You Spell Ambassador?" [from Leave It to Me]
    • "Give Him the Oo-la-la" [from Du Barry Was a Lady]
    • "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"
    • "Little One"
    • "Hey, Good Lookin'" [from Something for the Boys]
    • "I Love You, Samantha"
    • Ball Medley: "Well, Did You Evah?" / "High Society"
    • "Most Gentlemen Don't Like Love" [from Leave It to Me]
    • "Now You Has Jazz"
    • "In the Still of the Night" [from Rosalie]
    • "You're Sensational"
    • "True Love"
    • "True Love" (reprise)
    • Finale: "Well,. Did You Evah?"

    1994 London Studio Recording

    The West End Concert Orchestra conducted by Matthew Freeman
    Recorded at CTS Studios, Wembley

  • Compact Disc, 1994 [Pickwick (UK) PKWS 4193] [32:27 mins.]
    • Orchestra Medley
    • "High Society Calypso" - Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen
    • "Little One" - Dennis Lotis
    • "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" - Carl Wayne & Tracy Collier
    • "True Love" - Dennis Lotis & Tracy Collier
    • "Now You Has Jazz" - Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen
    • "You're Sensational" - Carl Wayne
    • "I Love You, Samantha" - Dennis Lotis
    • "Well, Did You Evah?" - Dennis Lotis & Carl Wayne
    • "Mind If I Make Love to You?" - Carl Wayne
    • "I Love You, Samantha" (reprise) - Kenny Ball & His Jazzmen
    • "True Love" (reprise) - Dennis Lotis & Tracy Collier

    1998 Broadway Cast Recording

    HIgh Society [1998 Cast Recording]

    Album Produced by Hugh Fordin
    Associate Producers: Paul Gemignani and William David Brohn
    Recorded and Mixed by Cynthia Daniels
    Recorded at Edison Studios, NY in August, 1998
    Liner Notes by Dan O'Leary

  • Compact Disc, 1999 [DRG 19011] (60:43)
  • Go to the 1998 Broadway Production for cast credits and musical numbers