Vintage Nancy LaMott Cabaret Acts Now Available On DVD; Track Listings Announced | Playbill

News Vintage Nancy LaMott Cabaret Acts Now Available On DVD; Track Listings Announced
In commemoration of the 15th anniversary of cabaret favorite Nancy LaMott's untimely death, composer-producer David Friedman and Midder Music Records have released a DVD set containing four complete performances of the cabaret acts the late singer performed at Don't Tell Mama in the late 80s.

The two-DVD set, which features four acts covering the years 1986-1988, is currently available by visiting, or The set, which normally sells for $29.95, is priced at $15 through Dec. 31. LaMott's CDs are also on sale for $10 during this time period.

The recordings, according to press notes, "mark the height of Nancy LaMott's career at Don't Tell Mama, just before she made her first of a series of CDs that catapulted her into the public eye in a much bigger way. It was at these performances that it became obvious that Nancy was a major singing star who needed to be heard by the world at large. With no bells and whistles, no fancy lighting, no big band, just a piano on a small stage, Nancy's extraordinary way with a song and her ability to move an audience to laughter, tears and everything in between shines through."

The track listings for the DVDs follow:

DISC 1: APRIL 24, 1986
Any Place I Hang My Hat Is Home
Blue Skies
All The Things You Are
I'm Glad There Is You
Hey Daddy
The Blues
It Never Entered My Mind
Round Midnight
No Moon At All
That Old Devil Moon
Another Mr. Right
Do Nothing 'Til You Hear From Me
Some Other Time

DISC 1: SEPTEMBER 26, 1986
Darktown Strutters' Ball
Alexander's Ragtime Band
I Can Let Go Now
The Goodbye Look
New Age of Love
Mean To Me
No Moon At All
That Old Devil Moon
I Know A Place
Another Mr. Right
Wait A Little While
Celebrate Me Home
The Secret O' Life DISC 2: APRIL 10, 1987
If You Follow Me
Rhythm Of The Night
Darktown Strutters' Ball
Alexander's Ragtime Band
Ask Me Again
Loud Is Good
I Saw God
Runnin' On Ice
6:30 Sunday Morning
New York I Don't Know About You
New Age Of Love
I Remember
Time To Remember
You Must Have Been A Beautiful Baby

DISC 2: APRIL 22, 1988
It Ain't Necessarily So
Darktown Strutters' Ball
Alexander's Ragtime Band
Child In Me Again
The Blues
Change Partners
Let's Face The Music And Dance
Cheek To Cheek
Puttin' On The Ritz
Steppin' Out With My Baby
Let Yourself Go
How Deep Is The Ocean
Blue Skies
I Got The Sun In The Morning
I Love A Piano
All The Things You Are
I'm Glad There Is You

Nancy LaMott was beloved by fans for a voice that could be soft and sweet one minute and big and belty the next. Many critics agreed she also possessed a remarkable ability to find the emotional center of any song, bringing a lyric to life as honestly as possible. LaMott's solo recording credits included "Beautiful Baby," "Come Rain or Come Shine: The Songs of Johnny Mercer," "My Foolish Heart," "Just in Time for Christmas" and "Listen to My Heart" as well as the posthumously issued "What's Good About Goodbye?," "Nancy LaMott—Live at Tavern on the Green" and "Ask Me Again." LaMott died in 1995 at the age of 43.

The recordings will be available in stores beginning in February 2011.

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