Strike Up The Band: Early Australian Stage Musicals

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Rare Australian stage musicals from the 1940’s with a spectacular cavalcade of operetta and stage stars. Includes early recordings of Dame Joan Sutherland, Albert Chappelle, Rita Pauncefort, Alan Coad, Heather Kinnaird, Minnie Love, Majorie Stedford, Strella Wilson and Joan Boots. None of these tracks have ever been released before. Extensive booklet by Frank van Straten.

Track Listing:

  1. Strike Up The Band – Joan Boots
  2. Great Day! – John Shaw
  3. San Toy – Rita Pauncefort
  4. Bibi of the Boulevards – Joan Sutherland
  5. Naughty Marietta – Albert Chappelle
  6. The Merry Widow – Angela Parselles
  7. Sally – Charles Norman
  8. O Mistress Mine – Win Richmond
  9. White Horse Inn – Alan Coad
  10. Orange Blossoms – Heather Kinnaird
  11. Words And Music – John Cazabon
  12. Glamorous Night – Strella Wilson
  13. A Country Girl – Vinia de Loitte
  14. The New Moon – Arnold Matters
  15. Porgy and Bess – Marjorie Stedeford
  16. As You Were – Minnie Love
  17. The Pink Lady – Max Oldaker
  18. Chocolate Soldier – Ethel Walker
  19. Anything Goes – Webb Titlon
  20. The Arcadians – Dan Agar
  21. Perchance To Dream – Marie Collier
  22. The Vagabond King – Harold Williams


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