Soundtrack Purlie [Original Broadway Cast]

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CD Details

  • Released: September 11, 1990
  • Label: RCA Victor Broadway


  • 1.Walk Him up the Stairs
  • 2.New Fangled Preacher Man
  • 3.Skinnin' a Cat
  • 4.Purlie
  • 5.The Harder They Fall
  • 6.The Barrels of War: Unborn Love
  • 7.Big Fish Little Fish
  • 8.God's Alive
  • 9.I Got Love
  • 10.Great White Father
  • 11.Down Home
  • 12.First Thing Monday Mornin'
  • 13.He Can Do It
  • 14.The World Is Comin' to a Start
  • 15.Walk Him up the Stairs (Epilogue)

Product Description:

Principal cast includes: Melba Moore, Cleavon Little, Sherman Hemsley.
Personnel: Cleavon Little, John Heffernan, Alyce Webb, Barbara Christopher, Mildred Pratcher, H?l?ne Martin, Ray Pollard , Novella Nelson, C.David Colson, Carolyn Byrd, Mildred Lane, Tony Middleton , Linda Hopkins, Melba Moore, Milt Grayson, Sherman Hemsley (vocals).
Audio Remasterer: Bill Rosenfield.
Liner Note Author: Bill Rosenfield.
Recording information: Broadway Theatre, NY (03/1970).
Photographers: Friedman-Abeles ; Peter Udell.
Arranger: Luther Henderson.
This musical comedy adaptation of Ossie Davis's play about a Black preacher who returns to his Southern hometown has a boisterous gospel score written by Gary Geld and Peter Udell and also boasts a cast including Cleavon Little, Melba Moore, Linda Hopkins, and Sherman Hemsley. ~ William Ruhlmann

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  • Sales Rank: 37,855
  • UPC: 090266022922
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