Cole Porter in London
A compilation of previously released cast recordings from the London productions of Cole Porter shows.
Double LP, 1974 [World SHB 26]
Compiled and produced by Chris Ellis
Transferred and mastered by John Wadley
Liner Notes: Peter Gammond
Show Title (Year of London production) - Artist Name
The Eclipse (1919) - Nancy Gibbs and J.
Pope-Stamper with Garrick Theatre Orchestra [conductor: J.B. Hastings]
- "I Never Realised"
A Night Out (1920) - Lily St. John and Leslie
Henson with Winter Garden Theatre Orchestra.
- "Why Didn't We Meet Before" - Lily St. John &
- "Looking Around" - Lily St. John
Wake Up and Dream (1929) - George Metaxa
- "Wake Up and Dream"
- "What is This Thing Called Love?"
Gay Divorce (1933) - Fred Astaire with Orchestra
- "Night and Day"
- "After You, Who?"
Nymph Errant (1933) - Gertrude Lawrence [except as noted]
- "How Could We Be Wrong?"
- "It's Bad for Me"
- "The Physician"
- "Solomon" - Elisabeth Welch
- "Nymph Errant"
O Mistress Mine (1936, interpolation) - Yvonne Printemps with Orchestra with Pierre Fresnay
The Sun Never Sets (1938) - Todd Duncan with The Drury Lane Theatre Orchestra [conductor: Charles Prentice]
Anything Goes (1935) [conductor: Franceis Collinson; artists individually credited below] [For further information go to London Production of Anything Goes]
- "Anything Goes" / "I Get a Kick Out of You"
- Jeanne Aubert and The Four Admirals
- "You're the Top" - Jeanne Aubert and Jack Whiting
- Act II, In the ship's cell / "Be Like the Bluebird" -
Sydney Howard and Jack Whiting
- "All Through the Night" - Jack Whiting / "Blow, Gabriel, Blow" - Jeanne Aubert, The Four Admirals, The Four Harmonists and Chorus
The Fleet's Lit Up (1938, interpolation) - Frances Day with Orchestra [Opened at the London Hippodrome on August 17, 1938, ran for 199 performances]
Black Velvet (1939, interpolation) - Pat Kirkwood with Jack Hylton and Some of His Boys [Opened at the London Hippodrome on November 14, 1939; ran for 620 performances]
Kiss Me, Kate (1951) [conductor: Freddie Betherton; artists individually credited below] [For production information go to London Production of Kiss Me, Kate]
- "Why Can't You Behave" - Julie Wilson
- "Wunderbar" - Patricia Morison and Bill Johnson
- "So in Love" - Bill Johnson
- "I Hate Men" - Patricia Morison
- "Were Thine That Special Face" - Bill Johnson
- "Too Darn Hot" - Archie Savage
- "Where is the Life That Late I Led?" - Bill Johnson
- "Always True to You in My Fashion" - Julie Wilson
- "So in Love" - Patricia Morison
- "Brush Up Your Shakespeare" - Danny Green and Sidney James
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