Posts tagged "Broadway"

Song Of the Day by Eric Berman - "Easy To Be Hard" by Lynn Kellogg

Song Of The Day – “Easy To Be Hard” by Lynn Kellogg Most know this song recorded by Three Dog Night, but here’s the original version from the 1968 Broadway Cast recording of the musical “Hair.” This song plus the other hits from the musical including “Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In,” “Good Morning Starshine” and the... Read more »

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman - "Overture from Candide" by Leonard Bernstein

Song Of The Day – “Overture from Candide” by Leonard Bernstein I was fortunate enough to have seen the very last Young People’s Concert conducted by the maestro back in 1972. As you can see from this video Lenny was an emotional and flamboyant conductor. Here is one of his best pieces of music, the... Read more »

Song Of The Day - "A Lot Of Livin' To Do" by Sammy Davis Jr.

by Eric Berman Song Of The Day – “A Lot Of Livin’ To Do” by Sammy Davis, Jr. A little wham from Sam today originally from the musical “Bye Bye Birdie.” Without Sammy, there wouldn’t have been a James Brown or Prince. He was clearly the most talented of the Rat Pack by a mile…could sing... Read more »

My 11 Favorite Broadway Musicals (plus 11 more)

A lot of people were surprised when a puppet show beat out Wicked for the 2004 Tony for Best New Musical. I love both shows, but too give Q the nod for its irreverent brilliance.
Through the first 6 years of a legendary, Hall of Fame career that would last just 12, the great Dodgers pitcher Sandy Koufax had won a total of 36 games. Over the next 6 years, Koufax won 129 more. I’ve never had much of a fastball, but my affinity for–and prolific attendance of–Broadway musicals is... Read more »
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