Posts tagged "Film Soundtrack"
Song Of The Day – “Prologue from West Side Story” from the Original Soundtrack Recording So the question isn’t whether “West Side Story” is the greatest musical of all time (it is!)…the question is if you’re a Broadway Cast maven or a fan of the film soundtrack. I think most people my age and younger... Read more »
Song Of the Day – “Me And My Arrow” by Harry Nilsson From the 1971 animated TV special “The Point.” The main character was Oblio whose head was round while everyone else had pointed heads. Arrow was his dog. While Ringo Starr supplied the voice of the narrator on the home video, it was Dustin... Read more »
Song Of The Day – “Midnight Cowboy Theme” by John Barry One of the great losses of this year was the death of film composer John Barry. His scoring credits included such films as “Goldfinger,” “Her Majesty’s Secret Service,” “From Russia With Love,” “Born Free” and “Midnight Cowboy.” This song captures the mood of the... Read more »
Song Of The Day – “Diamonds Are Forever” by Shirley Bassey James Bond themes written by John Barry from the ’60s and early ’70s pack a powerful wallop of equal measures of drama and kitsch. This 1971 Bond theme is no different especially when in the hands of Bond chanteuse, Shirley Bassey. It was her... Read more »
Song Of The Day – “Dance At The Gym” from “West Side Story” by Leonard Bernstein Wow! It doesn’t get any better than this…and it never gets old! Probably the greatest musical to ever hit the Broadway stage. Bernstein’s modern Jazz score is inventive and cutting edge…and about as good as it gets!
by Eric Berman Song Of The Day – “I’ll Make A Man Out Of You” from “Mulan” by Donny Osmond When you have kids, you find yourself watching films over and over again and we spent lots of time as a family in front of this one. It is one of Disney’s better films and... Read more »
by Eric Berman Song Of the Day – “Two Ladies” by Joel Grey A song about the power of three from the 1972 film version of the musical “Cabaret.” The film starred Liza Minnelli, Michael York and Joel Grey and was directed by Bob Fosse with music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.... Read more »
by Eric Berman Song Of The Day – “Luck Be A Lady” by Marlon Brando from the film version of the musical “Guys And Dolls” One of composer/lyricist Frank Loesser’s most enduring songs…and who knew that Marlon Brando could sing! During production, this film was considered to be totally miscast. Smooth voiced Frank Sinatra’s Nathan Detroit was considered too... Read more »