Continuing Stage Door's line of
Deluxe Edition Broadway Cast Album reissues is an expanded release of Harold
Rome's 1962 musical 'I Can Get it for You Wholesale'. Featuring music and lyrics by Rome and book by Jerome Weidman (based on his 1937 novel of the same title) '
I Can Get it for You Wholesale', produced by David Merrick and directed by Arthur Laurents, opened at New York's Shubert Theatre on March 22nd 1962, later transferring to the Broadway Theatre, and ran a total of 300 performances.
Set in the New York City Garment District during the Great Depression, the plot centres on Harry Bogen, an ambitious young businessman and follows his escapades in attempting to ascend the industry ladder, no matter what the cost.
The production starred Elliott Gould alongside Lillian Roth, Marilyn Cooper, Ken LeRoy, Harold Lang, Bambi Linn and Barbra Streisand (Tony nominated for "Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical" for her role as Miss Marmelstein).
Presented across 2CDs, the release presents the Original Broadway Cast Recording, newly remastered from stereo reel-to-reel tape, alongside the show's original
studio demo recordings. The release includes a bonus disc of cover recordings
from Harold Rome's score including a never before released on CD instrumental album by
Sy Oliver and His Orchestra. The bonus disc includes a plethora of pop covers by such artists as
Tony Bennett, Robert Goulet, Jerry Vale and Edmundo Ros. The release is further complemented with detailed sleeve notes by Broadway historian and Harold Rome scholar
The 'I Can Get It For You Wholesale' Deluxe Edition Broadway Cast Recording 2CD set is strictly limited to 500 units only.
DATE: JANUARY 28th, 2022
CATALOGUE #: STAGE 9090
ORIGINAL BROADWAY CAST RECORDING (Stereo)
1. OVERTURE / I'M NOT A WELL MAN - Jack Kruschen, Barbra Streisand
2. THE WAY THINGS ARE - Elliott Gould
3. WHEN GEMINI MEETS CAPRICORN - Marilyn Cooper, Elliott Gould
4. MOMMA, MOMMA - Elliott Gould, Lillian Roth
5. THE SOUND OF MONEY - Sheree North, Elliott Gould, Barbara Monte, Edward Verso
6. TOO SOON - Lillian Roth
7. THE FAMILY WAY - Lillian Roth, Elliott Gould, Harold Lang, Bambi Linn, Ken Le Roy
8. WHOW KNOWS? - Marilyn Cooper
9. BALLAD OF THE GARMENT TRADE - Barbra Streisand, Marilyn Cooper, Harold Lang, Ken Le Roy
10. HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY? - Ken Le Roy, Bambi Linn
11. A GIFT TODAY - Elliott Gould, Lillian Roth, Marilyn Cooper
12. MISS MARMELSTEIN - Barbra Streisand
13. A FUNNY THING HAPPENED - Marilyn Cooper, Elliott Gould
14. WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME? - Harold Lang
15. EAT A LITTLE SOMETHING - Lillian Roth
16. WHAT ARE THEY DOING TO US NOW? - Barbra Streisand, Kelly Brown, James Hickman, Pat Turner, Luba Lisa, Wilma Curley
STUDIO DEMO RECORDINGS
17. WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME? - Demo Cast
18. TOO SOON - Demo Cast
19. A FUNNY THING HAPPENED - Demo Cast
20. MOMMA, MOMMA - Demo Cast
21. WHOW KNOWS? - Demo Cast
22. THE SOUND OF MONEY - Demo Cast
23. HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY - Demo Cast
24. GRAB THEM WHILE YOU CAN - Demo Cast
FROM 'I CAN GET IT FOR YOU WHOLESALE' - SY OLIVER & HIS ORCHESTRA
1. THE SOUND OF MONEY
2. HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY?
3. MISS MARMELSTEIN
4. WHO KNOWS?
5. WHAT ARE THEY DOING TO US NOW?
6. BALLAD OF THE GARMENT TRADE
7. WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME?
8. MOMMA, MOMMA
9. A FUNNY THING HAPPENED
10. TOO SOON
11. EAT A LITTLE SOMETHING
12. A GIFT TODAY
13. HAVE I TOLD YOU LATELY? - Tony Bennett
14. TOO SOON - Robert Goulet
15. WHAT'S IN IT FOR ME? - Frank D'Rone
16. WHO KNOWS? - Jerry Vale
17. MOMMA, MOMMA - The J's with Jamie
18. THE SOUND OF MONEY - The J's with Jamie
19. THE SOUND OF MONEY - Edmundo Ros