The original soundtrack album of ‘Oklahoma!’ is recorded (1985)

‘Oklahoma!’ is the original soundtrack album of the 1955 film of the same name, recorded on May 11, 1955 and released on August 1, 1955 by Angel.

Track Listing : 1.Overture (Instrumental) (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) – 04:52 . 2.Oh, What A Beautiful Mornin’ (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) – 02:36 . 3.The Surrey With The Fringe On Top (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) – 04:53 . 4.Kansas City (Performed By Gene Nelson, Greenwood, The Men’S Chorus) (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) – 02:36 . 5.I Cain’T Say No (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) – 03:10 . 6.Many A New Day (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) – 03:09 . 7.People Will Say We’Re In Love (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) – 04:21 . 8.Pore Jud Is Daid (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) – 04:16 . 9.Out Of My Dreams (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) – 02:25 . 10.The Farmer And The Cowman (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) – 02:58 . 11.All Er Nothin’ (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) – 02:59 . 12.Oklahoma! (Oscar Hammerstein Ii, Richard Rodgers) – 03:18

Musicians : Jay Blackton – Conductor . Jay C. Flippen – Vocals On (10 – 12) . Gloria Grahame – Vocals On (10 – 11) . Charlotte Greenwood – Vocals On (3 – 4 – 10 – 12) . Shirley Jones – Vocals On (3 – 6 – 7 – 9 – 12) . Gordon Macrae – Vocals On (2 – 3 – 7 – 8 – 10 – 12) . Mgm Studio Symphony Orchestra – Orchestra . Gene Nelson – Vocals On (4 – 10 – 11) . Oklahoma Men’S Chorus – Choir On (4 -10 – 12) . Oklahoma Girls’ Chorus – Choir On (6 – 10 – 12) . Rod Steiger – Vocals On (8) . James Whitmore – Vocals On (10 – 12)

Production : Produced By Andy Mckaie, Ron Obrien . Robert Russell Bennett . John Palladino – Engineer, Mastering

Arrangements : Robert Russell Bennett

Package : Jessica Novod Berenblat – Art Direction . Adolph Deutsch – Adaptation . Didier C. Deutsch – Liner Notes . Charles Granata – Liner Notes . Gordon H. Jee – Art Direction . Jessica Novod – Art Direction . Burton Yount – Art Direction

Recorded On May 11, 1955.

Released On August 1, 1955 By Angel.

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allmusic
The result is an outstanding rendering of the score that gives it a bigger, broader interpretation and has continued to sound impressive over the decades, which may be one reason why the album, which topped the charts upon release and sold more than two million copies, has remained in print continually since it first appeared. […]

elchriso @ RateYourMusic
A relic from a much cornier era than the one we live in. One of the singers sounds ridicoulously simmaler to Joanna Newsom though, which is kind of cool. I gave it a few bonus marks for being charmingly chessy in that way only the pre-60’s days can be. […]

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