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Continuing Stage Door's 'Cast Album Masters Series' is the CD debut of the Original 1977 London Cast Recording of 'Edith Piaf, Je Vous Aime". Devised by Canadian performer Libby Morris, 'Edith Piaf, Je Vous Aime... ' was a musical revue based around the songs of Piaf, specially adapted into English by American lyricist and poet Fran Landesman (with additional lyrics by Peter Reeves and Ronnie Bridges). Morris, a musical theatre veteran whose credits include 'Gypsy', 'Mame' and 'As Dorothy Parker Parker Once Said' (an original London revue written for her by Sandy Wilson), was inspired to write and produce the revue after seeing Piaf perform on stage. Directed by Jonathan Heawood, the production opened at London's King's Head Theatre in February 1977 before transferring to the West End's Shaftesbury Theatre for a limited season, opening on June 21st 1977. Following the show's limited London run, Libby Morris took the production to South Africa, Canada and revisited the production for a London revival at the May Fair Theatre in 1990. Alongside Libby Morris, 'Edith Piaf, Je Vous Aime... ' starred Maureen Scott (London: 'Kings and Clowns', 'A Day in Hollywood - A Night in the Ukraine', 'Hello, Dolly!', 'Annie Get Your Gun') Peter Reeves (London:'Ann Veronica', 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat', 'Sugar Babies') and Clifton Todd (London: 'Maggie', 'Kismet'). An Original London Cast Album featuring the show's 37 songs was recorded in April 1977 and produced by Norman Newell. Released as a 2LP set, the 'Edith Piaf, Je Vous Aime... ' Original London Cast Album now makes it's debuts on CD, digitally remastered from the original Pye Records master tapes. The 'Edith Piaf, Je Vous Aime... ' Original London Cast Album is licensed courtesy of BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd. And is a limited edition pressing of 500 units only.
Continuing Stage Door's 'Cast Album Masters Series' is the CD debut of the Original 1977 London Cast Recording of 'Edith Piaf, Je Vous Aime". Devised by Canadian performer Libby Morris, 'Edith Piaf, Je Vous Aime... ' was a musical revue based around the songs of Piaf, specially adapted into English by American lyricist and poet Fran Landesman (with additional lyrics by Peter Reeves and Ronnie Bridges). Morris, a musical theatre veteran whose credits include 'Gypsy', 'Mame' and 'As Dorothy Parker Parker Once Said' (an original London revue written for her by Sandy Wilson), was inspired to write and produce the revue after seeing Piaf perform on stage. Directed by Jonathan Heawood, the production opened at London's King's Head Theatre in February 1977 before transferring to the West End's Shaftesbury Theatre for a limited season, opening on June 21st 1977. Following the show's limited London run, Libby Morris took the production to South Africa, Canada and revisited the production for a London revival at the May Fair Theatre in 1990. Alongside Libby Morris, 'Edith Piaf, Je Vous Aime... ' starred Maureen Scott (London: 'Kings and Clowns', 'A Day in Hollywood - A Night in the Ukraine', 'Hello, Dolly!', 'Annie Get Your Gun') Peter Reeves (London:'Ann Veronica', 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat', 'Sugar Babies') and Clifton Todd (London: 'Maggie', 'Kismet'). An Original London Cast Album featuring the show's 37 songs was recorded in April 1977 and produced by Norman Newell. Released as a 2LP set, the 'Edith Piaf, Je Vous Aime... ' Original London Cast Album now makes it's debuts on CD, digitally remastered from the original Pye Records master tapes. The 'Edith Piaf, Je Vous Aime... ' Original London Cast Album is licensed courtesy of BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd. And is a limited edition pressing of 500 units only.
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Edith Piaf Je Vous Aime: Original London Cast Recording / Various
Artist: Edith Piaf Je Vous Aime: Original London Cast
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Formats and Editions

DISC: 1

1. Overture - Orchestra
2. Under the Paris Skies - Full Company
3. Little Sparrow of Paris - Full Company
4. My Friend John / Milord - Clifton Todd, Libby Morris, Maureen Scott
5. The Accordionist - Peter Reeves
6. In Amsterdam - Libby Morris
7. Lovers in Paris - Maureen Scott, Peter Reeves, Clifton Todd
8. It's Lovely Loving You - Clifton Todd
9. If You Love Me, I Won't Care/La Vie en Rose - Libby Morris
10. Love Is Like Champagne - Maureen Scott
11. I Hope - Libby Morris
12. An Exceptional Spring - Maureen Scott, Clifton Todd
13. Strange Town - Peter Reeves
14. Beside My Legionnaire - Maureen Scott
15. The Crowd - Libby Morris, Peter Reeves
16. The Devil Who Danced - Libby Morris
17. In a World of Our Own - Peter Reeves
18. The Right to Love - Libby Morris
19. La Vie, L'amour - Full Company
20. Padam, Padam - Full Company
21. I Don't Care - Maureen Scott
22. Gypsy Boy - Clifton Todd
23. Song of Catherine - Peter Reeves
24. Poor, Lost Louise - Peter Reeves, Clifton Todd
25. Les Flonflons Du Bal - Libby Morris
26. Bravo for the Clown - Full Company
27. My Lost Melody - Libby Morris
28. Two People Kiss - Clifton Todd
29. The Lovers - Peter Reeves
30. Please God - Maureen Scott
31. In the Waiting Room - Libby Morris, Maureen Scott
32. Hands - Peter Reeves
33. The White Shirts - Libby Morris
34. Cri Du Coeur - Libby Morris
35. The Way Love Goes - Libby Morris, Clifton Todd
36. Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien - Full Company
37. La Vie L'amour (Reprise) - Full Company

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Continuing Stage Door's 'Cast Album Masters Series' is the CD debut of the Original 1977 London Cast Recording of 'Edith Piaf, Je Vous Aime". Devised by Canadian performer Libby Morris, 'Edith Piaf, Je Vous Aime... ' was a musical revue based around the songs of Piaf, specially adapted into English by American lyricist and poet Fran Landesman (with additional lyrics by Peter Reeves and Ronnie Bridges). Morris, a musical theatre veteran whose credits include 'Gypsy', 'Mame' and 'As Dorothy Parker Parker Once Said' (an original London revue written for her by Sandy Wilson), was inspired to write and produce the revue after seeing Piaf perform on stage. Directed by Jonathan Heawood, the production opened at London's King's Head Theatre in February 1977 before transferring to the West End's Shaftesbury Theatre for a limited season, opening on June 21st 1977. Following the show's limited London run, Libby Morris took the production to South Africa, Canada and revisited the production for a London revival at the May Fair Theatre in 1990. Alongside Libby Morris, 'Edith Piaf, Je Vous Aime... ' starred Maureen Scott (London: 'Kings and Clowns', 'A Day in Hollywood - A Night in the Ukraine', 'Hello, Dolly!', 'Annie Get Your Gun') Peter Reeves (London:'Ann Veronica', 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat', 'Sugar Babies') and Clifton Todd (London: 'Maggie', 'Kismet'). An Original London Cast Album featuring the show's 37 songs was recorded in April 1977 and produced by Norman Newell. Released as a 2LP set, the 'Edith Piaf, Je Vous Aime... ' Original London Cast Album now makes it's debuts on CD, digitally remastered from the original Pye Records master tapes. The 'Edith Piaf, Je Vous Aime... ' Original London Cast Album is licensed courtesy of BMG Rights Management (UK) Ltd. And is a limited edition pressing of 500 units only.
        
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