- Released: May 31, 2011
- Label: Masterworks
- 1.Overture: Six Months Out of Every Year
- 2.Goodbye, Old Girl
- 4.Shoeless Joe From Hannibal, MO
- 5.A Little Brains -- A Little Talent
- 6.A Man Doesn't Know
- 7.Whatever Lola Wants
- 8.Heart (Reprise)
- 9.Who's Got the Pain?
- 10.The Game
- 11.Near to You
- 12.Those Were the Good Old Days
- 13.Two Lost Souls
- 14.A Man Doesn't Know (Reprise)
This was originally recorded on May 8, 1955 and has been digitally remastered and restored to it's original mono sound. Although prior issues were "reprocessed" for stereo, the sound quality did not approach this new release.
Principal cast includes: Gewn Verdon, Ray Walston, Stephen Douglass, Jean Stapleton.
Music composed by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross.
Reissue producer: Didier C. Deutsch.
Remastered by Paul Goodman.
Audio Remasterer: Didier C. Deutsch.
Liner Note Author: Didier C. Deutsch.
Recording information: Webster Hall, New York City (05/08/1955).
The Faust legend is retold in sports terms, as a baseball fan sells his soul so his team can win the pennant. Stars Gwen Verdon and Ray Walston. Score by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. Highlights: "Whatever Lola Wants," "Heart." ~ William Ruhlmann