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Subject: Best Broadway Songs

Written By: whistledog on 08/09/06 at 9:18 pm

There are many good songs out there from broadway and stage shows.  What are some of your favourites?

Memory - Elaine Paige (Cats)
I Know Him So Well - Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson (Chess)
One Night in Bangkok - Murray Head (Chess)
All I Ask of You - Cliff Richard and Sarah Brightman (Phantom of the Opera)

I love a few more, but I am drawing a blank ATM

Subject: Re: Best Broadway Songs

Written By: woops on 08/09/06 at 9:27 pm

"On My Own", Deborah Gibson (Les Miserables, which Deb did in 1992)

"Maybe This Time", Deborah Gibson (Cabaret, did in 2003 and this year)

"Sex", Deborah Gibson ("Skirts", play Deb wrote and in the works)

"I'd Rather Leave While I'm In Love", Deborah Gibson (The Boy From Oz)

Other songs...

"Fame" Irene Cara

I didn't know "One Night At Bangkok" came from a musical  :)

Subject: Re: Best Broadway Songs

Written By: Tanya1976 on 08/09/06 at 11:22 pm

"All That Jazz" Chicago
"Life's a Cabaret" or something like "Cabaret"
"Memories" Cats

and some others, but I'm drawing a blank right now

Subject: Re: Best Broadway Songs

Written By: HawkTheSlayer on 08/10/06 at 3:06 am

Hawk, the Slayer's Top 10 Broadway Hits:

10. One Night In Bangkok (Chess)
9. Memory (Cats- I sing the version Luciano Pavarotti did, on "The 3 Tenors" LP)
8. Hot Patootie (Bless My Soul)- (RHS)
7. Masquerade (Phantom Of the Opera)
6. Do You Hear the People Sing? (Les Miserables)
5. There's Me (Starlight Express)
4. Pinball Wizard (The Who's Tommy)
3. Madame Guillotine (The Scarlet Pimpernel)
2. Eyesight To the Blind (The Who's Tommy)
AND! Hawk's All-Time Favorite Broadway Hit:
1. Master Of the House (Les Miserables)

Subject: Re: Best Broadway Songs

Written By: quirky_cat_girl on 08/10/06 at 7:18 am

Seasons of Love (Rent)
On My Own (Les Miserables)
I Dreamed A Dream (Les Miserables)
Memory (Cats)
All I Ask Of You (Phantom of the Opera)
Masquerade (Phantom of the Opera)
Once Upon A Dream (Jekyll & Hyde)
Any Dream Will Do (Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat)

Subject: Re: Best Broadway Songs

Written By: CatwomanofV on 08/10/06 at 12:57 pm

So many. But, these are the ones off the top of my head:

Do You Hear the People Sing (Les Mis)
One Day More (Les Mis)
Macavity (Cats)
All I Ask of You (Phantom)
Masquerarde (Phantom)
Point of No Return (Phantom)
Bring on the Men (Jekyll & Hyde)
Another Hundred People (Company)
Ladies Who Lunch (Company)
Aldonza (Man of La Mancha)
Is Anybody There (1776)
Molasses to Rum (1776)
The Flesh Failure (Hair)
I Don't Want to Know (Dear World-I'm sure most don't know this one. Sung by the very talented Angela Landsbury)
I'd Be Surprising Good For You (Evita)
The Money Keeps Rolling In (Evita)
Every Day a Little Death (A Little Night Music)

I could go on with this list. I will probably add more later.


Subject: Re: Best Broadway Songs

Written By: HawkTheSlayer on 08/18/06 at 4:23 am

Hawk, the Slayer's Top 12 Honorable Mentions-

12. Confrontation- Les Miserables
11. If This Isn't Love- Finian's Rainbow
10. Someone Like Me- Jekyll & Hyde
9. Dames- 42nd Street (not to be confused with "There Is Nothin' Like A Dame", from South Pacific)
8. Why The Lord Created Man- The Scarlet Pimpernel
7. Shall We Dance?- The King & I (One-two-three-and...)
6. Fiddle About- The Who's Tommy
5. Growltiger's Last Stand- Cats
4. Prima Donna- Phantom Of the Opera
3. Don't Monkey With Broadway- Brights Lights, Big City
2. Steppin' Out- Steppin' Out
1. There's A Light (Over @ The Frankenstein Place)- Rocky Horror Show

Subject: Re: Best Broadway Songs

Written By: spaceace on 10/18/06 at 6:36 pm

76 Trombones-The Music Man
Sunrise, Sunset-Fiddler on the Roof
How are Things in Glockamoria-Finnian's Rainbow
Officer Krupki-West Side Story
:) :) :)

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