The Joker (musical song)
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This article is about the song from the musical The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd. For the song by the Steve Miller Band, see The Joker (song).
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The Joker is a song by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley, from the 1964 musical The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd.
- Anthony Newley performed the song on the original cast recording.
- Sammy Davis Jr, On the album, 'Sammy's Back On Broadway' 1965
- Bobby Rydell, on the TV show Shindig!
- Sérgio Mendes, on the 1966 album, Herb Alpert Presents Sérgio Mendes & Brasil '66
- Wes Montgomery, on the 1967 album, "A Day In The Life".
- Shirley Bassey, on the 1968 album, This Is My Life.
- Mark Trevorrow, on the 2004 album, It's About Time.
- Gina Riley performed the song as the opening theme to the Australian sitcom, Kath & Kim. This recording also appeared on the 2004 soundtrack album, Kath & Kim's Party Tape.
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