My Fair Lady with the Un-original Cast

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My Fair Lady with the Un-original Cast
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Studio album by
Released1964
RecordedJuly 28, and August 3, 4 & 6 1964
Capitol Studios in Hollywood, CA
GenreJazz
Length39:26
LabelCapitol T/ST 2173
ProducerDave Cavanaugh
Shelly Manne chronology
My Son the Jazz Drummer!
(1962)
My Fair Lady with the Un-original Cast
(1964)
Manne–That's Gershwin!
(1966)

My Fair Lady with the Un-original Cast is an album by drummer Shelly Manne with Jack Sheldon and Irene Kral and musical direction by Johnny Williams, recorded in 1964 and released on the Capitol label.[1] The album, featuring Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's music from the Broadway musical My Fair Lady, sought to capitalize on Manne's previously successful My Fair Lady album and on the contemporaneous film adaptation.

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3/5 stars[2]

The Allmusic review stated: "An interesting but not essential release".[2]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe

  1. "Overture/Why Can't the English" - 3:45
  2. "Wouldn't It Be Loverly" - 3:00
  3. "With a Little Bit of Luck" - 3:15
  4. "I'm an Ordinary Man" - 3:38
  5. "The Rain in Spain" - 4:38
  6. "I Could Have Danced All Night" - 2:38
  7. "Ascot Gavotte" - 2:29
  8. "On the Street Where You Live" - 3:20
  9. "You Did It" - 2:16
  10. "Show Me" - 2:57
  11. "Get Me to the Church on Time" - 3:30
  12. "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face" - 4:00

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Capitol Records discography accessed August 18, 2015
  2. ^ a b Yanow, Scott. My Fair Lady with the Un-Original Cast – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved August 18, 2015.