THE SCREENING ROOM: Liza Minnelli Performs "You've Got To See Mama Ev'ry Night" for "Boardwalk Empire" (Audio)
14 Aug 2013
Tony and Academy Award-winning entertainer Liza Minnelli performs Sophie Tucker's "You've Got To See Mama Ev'ry Night (Or You Can't See Mama At All)" for the new season of "Boardwalk Empire."
Minnelli is among several artists to record music that will be featured on the upcoming season of the HBO series. While Minnelli is not currently slated to perform the song on screen, she has expressed interest in appearing on "Boardwalk Empire" should the creators ask.
Minnelli's recording of "You've Got To See Mama Ev'ry Night (Or You Can't See Mama At All)" will be part of "Boardwalk Empire Volume 2: Music from the HBO Series." That recording is due Sept. 3.
Listen to Minnelli perform the song penned by Billy Rose and Con Conrad.
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