Ethel Merman - The Ethel Merman Disco Album mp3 flac download
Broadway belter Ethel Merman decided to jump on the disco bandwagon in 1979 and recorded disco versions of several Broadway show-stoppers including "Everything's Coming Up Roses" and "There's No Business Like Show Business". Peter Matz's arrangements are quite good, they feature the swirling strings, honking horns and steady "four on the floor" beats typical of the era. If this album had been recorded with a disco singer of the time such as Roberta Kelly or Madleen Kane it probably would have been a modest sucess. Here's one straight from the "what were they thinking" department: "The Ethel Merman Disco Album. With a concept like that what could possibly go wrong? As it turns out, quite a lot. If you really enjoy either disco or Ethel Merman, this is likely not a recording that you will savor.
Ethel Merman (born Ethel Agnes Zimmermann, January 16, 1908 – February 15, 1984) was an American actress and singer. Known primarily for her distinctive, powerful voice and leading roles in musical theatre, she has been called "the undisputed First Lady of the musical comedy stage".
The Ethel Merman Disco Album Tracklist. 1. There's No Business Like Show Business Lyrics. 3. I Get a Kick Out of You Lyrics. 4. Something for the Boys Lyrics.
Merman recorded 14 songs for The Ethel Merman Disco Album, although only seven were released on the finished record. Each of the songs was recorded in only one take and arranged vocally the way she always recorded them, with disco instrumentation added later as a backtrack. In 2002, Fynsworth Alley Records acquired the rights to release the album on CD. The CD release contains one bonus track, a recording of They Say It's Wonderful. There are no plans yet to release the other six tracks. Arranger Peter Matz creates typical disco arrangements - and Merman sings the way she always does, sounding like she has nothing to do with the background at al. Ruhlmann concluded: "The record is really only good for a laugh, but there's just one joke.
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Artists Ethel Merman The Ethel Merman Disco Album. The Ethel Merman Disco Album Ethel Merman. The Ethel Merman Disco Album. This album has an average beat per minute of BPM (slowest/fastest tempos:, BPM). Tracklist The Ethel Merman Disco Album.
Everything's Coming Up Roses, 06:30. Something for the Boys, 05:19. Rick Astley Together Forever. 182. Ram Jam - Black Betty.
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