THE SCREENING ROOM: Celebrating Songwriter Peter Allen (Video)

By Playbill Staff
December 26, 2012

Legs Diamond, which features a score by late Australian songwriter and entertainer Peter Allen, opened on Broadway Dec. 26, 1988. Here, Playbill.com looks back at the music of Allen.



The musical, which also starred Allen as Jack Diamond, has a book by Charles Suppon and Harvey Fierstein. For more on Legs Diamond, visit the Playbill Vault.

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"I Go To Rio":

The music video of "I Go To Rio":

Allen's performance of "I Go To Rio" on the July 4th television special:

"Everything Old Is New Again":

"I Still Call Australia Home":

"Not the Boy Next Door":

"Fly Away":

Allen with Bernadette Peters on "CBS This Morning":

"Love Don't Need a Reason":

"Don't Cry Out Loud":

Liza Minnelli sings Allen's "The Lives of Me":