Listening post sounds: Rocky, Bee Gees, Blondes & more.

Some recent CD arrivals feature on the Listening Posts in Arts.  They include latest releases in musical theatre, popular and rock music.

The online catalogue indicates which Listening Post the CD is available on. 

There are eight jukebox listening posts in the Arts Reading Room, where you can listen to CDs from the audiovisual collection.

Rocky : das musical : fight from the heart.

Stage Entertainment Studios, 2012

Stage Entertainment Studios, 2012

 

Lysistrata Jones : original Broadway cast recording.

Broadway Records, 2012

Broadway Records, 2012

 

Gentlemen prefer blondes : Encores! cast recording.

Masterworks Broadway, 2012

Masterworks Broadway, 2012

 

Julie Andrews, Carol Burnett : the CBS television specials.

Sony Music Entertainment/Masterworks Broadway, 2012

Sony Music Entertainment/Masterworks Broadway, 2012

Three great new original cast recordings include the Hamburg production of Rocky : das musical based on Sylvester Stallone’s 1976 hit movie, Rocky.   Gentlemen prefer blondes was recorded for the New York Encores series, being a revival of the 1949 musical, from which the classic 1953 movie starring Marilyn Monroe was based.  Lysistrata Jones is a new musical set in the world of American basketball and cheerleaders, that had a short run on Broadway recently.   Also, two legends of stage and screen feature on Julie Andrews, Carol Burnett : the CBS television specials.  This includes two classic recordings,  Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall (1962) and Julie and Carol at Lincoln Center (1971), reissued together by Sony to celebrate the first programs 50th Anniversary and its follow-up.

 

Morning of my Life : the best of 1965-66 by The Bee Gees.

Festival : Warner Music Australia, 2013

Festival : Warner Music Australia, 2013

 

Down Under nuggets : original Australian artyfacts 1965-1967.

Festival Records : Warner Music Australia, c2012

Festival Records : Warner Music Australia, c2012

 

Push the sky away by Nick Cave & the Bad Seeds.

Bad Seed Ltd., 2013

Bad Seed Ltd., 2013

 

Psychedelic Pill by Neil Young with Crazy Horse.

Reprise, 2012

Reprise, 2012

In popular and rock music there are two new releases covering 1960s Australian classics with Morning of my life : the best of 1965-66 by The Bee Gees, and Down Under nuggets : original Australian artyfacts 1965-1967, featuring bands and artists such as The Masters Apprentices, Bobby James Syndicate and Bobby & Laurie.   Push the sky away is the latest release by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, and Psychedelic Pill is the latest relase by rock legend Neil Young in collaboration with the band, Crazy Horse.

Group of people using listening post in Arts room © Andrew Lloyd

Group of people using listening post in Arts room © Andrew Lloyd

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