A host of Broadway favorites can be heard on the fourth edition of "Jamie deRoy & friends," now available on the Harbinger Records label.
Among the performers who lend their voices to "Jamie deRoy & friends — Vol. 4: Family" are Hairspray's Kerry Butler, The Secret Garden Tony winner Daisy Eagan, Side Show's Emily Skinner, Victor/Victoria's Anne Runolfsson as well as Liz Larsen, Brad Oscar and several others. The 16-track recording offers a collection of songs celebrating parenthood and childhood and features tunes by Stephen Schwartz, Cy Coleman, Amanda McBroom, Billy Joel, Judy Collins, John Lennon and Neil Sedaka.
The complete track listing follows:
"A Mother and a Father's Prayer" (Sal Viviano and Liz Larsen)
"The Hardest Part of Love" (Jeff McCarthy)
"Stop Time" (Loni Ackerman)
"Harry" (Penny Fuller)
"Dear Mom" (Emily Loesser and Jo Sullivan Loesser)
"I Have a Garden" (Barbara Walsh)
"The Babysitter's Here" (Daisy Eagan)
"Little Brother" (Jamie deRoy and Rick Skye)
"Sittin' on the Front Porch Swing" (Melanie Vaughan)
"Beautiful Boy" (Mercedes Hall)
"I Won't Last a Day Without You" (Tim Draxl)
"Lullabye (Goodnight My Angel)" (Anne Runolfsson and Jonathan Dukochitz)
"Pink Taffeta Sample, Size 10" (Tovah Feldshuh)
"My Father" (Emily Skinner)
"The Portrait" (Kerry Butler)
"Family" (Brad Oscar and Victoria Oscar)
A seven-time MAC Award winner, Jamie deRoy is a singer, actress, producer and talk-show host. Her acclaimed variety show, "Jamie deRoy & friends," is now in its 12th year. "Jamie deRoy & friends — Vol. 4: Family" is available through Footlight Records and on the web at www.cdbaby.com or HarbingerRecords.com.
—By Andrew Gans