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News Vintage Gwen Verdon Solo Recording Available from DRG DRG Records recently released a CD of a solo album recorded by the late, Tony-winning performer Gwen Verdon.

Entitled "The Girl I Left Home For," the recording was originally released by RCA Victor in 1956. The 12-track disc features vocals by Verdon, who is backed by Joe Reisman and His Orchestra. The CD includes a ten-page booklet with photos of Verdon in her various Broadway outings as well as new liner notes penned by Will Friedwald. The complete track listing for "The Girl I Left Home For" follows:
"Ain't Misbehavin'"
"Sand in My Shoes"
"It's a Hot Night in Alaska"
"Mister and Missus Fitch"
"Bettin' On a Man"
"Why Can't I? "
"I've Got The World On A String"
"Find Me a Primitive Man"
"No-Talent Joe"
"The Lady Is a Tramp"

Gwen Verdon won Tony Awards for her performances in Can-Can, Damn Yankees, New Girl in Town and Redhead and was also nominated for her work in Sweet Charity and Chicago. Her other Broadway credits include Alive and Kicking and Children! Children! Verdon was the dance consultant for The Tenth Man and the artistic advisor for Fosse.

"The Girl I Left Home For" has a list price of $13.98. For more information visit

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