Anthony Newley "Concept Recordings" CD Due in May

News   Anthony Newley "Concept Recordings" CD Due in May
Anthony Newley will be heard on "Newley Discovered - The Concept Recordings," which is due May 10 on the Stage Door Records label.

The disc features the original concept recordings from three Newley movie musicals: the semi-autobiographical film "Can Heironymus Merkin..." with a score by Newley and Herbert Kretzmer; "Willy Wonka and The Chocolate Factory," the 1971 film composed with Leslie Bricusse; and the 1974 film "Mr. Quilp," a musical adaptation of Dickens' "Old Curiosity Shop," in which Newley played the title role. The complete track listing follows:

"Can Heironymus Merkin..."
Music and lyrics: Anthony Newley/Herbert Kretzmer
"Once Upon a Time"
"I'm All I Need"
"Sweet Love Child"
"If All The World's A Stage"
"Chalk And Cheese"
"Oh What a Son of a Bitch I Am"
"On the Boards"
"When You Gotta Go"
"I'm All I Need" (Alternate Version)

"Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory"
Music and lyrics: Anthony Newley/Leslie Bricusse
"The Candy Man"
"Cheer up Charlie"
"I've Got A Golden Ticket"
"I Want It Now"
"Oompa Loompa"
"Pure Imagination"

"Mr. Quilp"
Music and lyrics: Anthony Newley
"Happiness Pie"
"Love Has the Longest Memory"
"Somewhere (I Know a Place)"
"Every Dog Has His Day"

All the tracks have been digitally remastered from Newley's own archive. Anthony Newley wrote the scores for the Broadway musicals Stop the World — I Want to Get Off and The Roar of the Greasepaint — The Smell of the Crowd. Among his more famous tunes are "What Kind of Fool Am I," "Once in a Lifetime," "Gonna Build a Mountain," "Who Can I Turn To," "Talk to the Animals," "The Candy Man" and "Goldfinger."


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