Godspell (1971 Off-Broadway Cast)

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Godspell (1971 Off-Broadway Cast)
Cast recording by The Cast of Godspell (1971 Off-Broadway)
Released July 1971
Recorded 1971
Genre Musical theatre
Label Bell Records
Arista/BMG Records
07822-18304 (reissued 1974)
Producer Stephen Schwartz
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]

Godspell (1971 Off-Broadway Cast) is the original cast recording of the Cherry Lane Theatre production of Godspell. It produced a radio hit in the summer of 1972 with "Day By Day" with Robin Lamont on the lead vocal.

Track listing[edit]

Music and new lyrics by Stephen Schwartz except as indicated.

  1. "Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord" – 2:03
  2. "Save the People" – 3:24
  3. "Day by Day" – 3:16
  4. "Learn Your Lessons Well" – 1:25
  5. "Bless the Lord" – 3:01
  6. "All for the Best" – 2:31
  7. "All Good Gifts" – 3:33
  8. "Light of the World" – 2:59
  9. "Turn Back, O Man" – 4:20
  10. "Alas for You" – 2:01
  11. "By My Side" (lyric by Jay Hamburger / music by Peggy Gordon) – 2:42
  12. "We Beseech Thee" – 3:37
  13. "On the Willows" – 3:07
  14. "Finale" – 5:40
  15. "Day By Day (Reprise)" – 1:56

Cast[edit]

Band[edit]

Musical production personnel[edit]

Recording personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Album

Year Chart Position
1972 Billboard Pop Albums 34

Day by Day

Year Chart Position
1972 Billboard Pop Singles 13

Certifications[edit]

Organization Level Date
RIAA – U.S. Gold December 12, 1972

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