Limited Edition of 1,000 Copies
Release Date: May 1, 2012
|1.||The Good Old Bad Old Days (Bubba, Gramps & Company)|
|2.||The Fool Who Dared To Dream (Bubba)|
|3.||The Wisdom of the World (Gramps)|
|4.||Thanksgiving Day (Grace & Company)|
|5.||Today / Tomorrow / Yesterday – (Bubba / John / Bubba & Co.)|
|6.||It's A Musical World (Bubba & Company)|
|7.||I Do Not Love You (John)|
|8.||A Cotton Pickin' Moon (Bubba & The Minstrels)|
|9.||The Good Things In Life (Bubba)|
|10.||The People Tree (Bubba, Grace & Company)|
|11.||We've Got A Cure For Everything On Broadway (Company)|
|12.||The Good Old Bad Old Days (Finale) (Company)|
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In 1971, while on tour doing concert dates, Newley and Bricusse began work on a new original musical entitled It's a Funny Old World We Live In – But the World's Not Entirely to Blame, a musical that Bricusse described as "a modest little saga about Man, Life, Death, God and The Devil, with the history of the world thrown in." The show got as far as pre-production in New York at the end of that year. But then producer James Nederlander got cold feet and pulled out. Original Stop the World West End producer Bernard Delfont came to the rescue and the show, sporting a new title, The Good Old Bad Old Days, was slated for a short tour then a West End opening in December of 1972.
The reviews were lukewarmsome were okay, and some were blistering, however Newley the performer was well received by almost all the reviewers. The show would hang on for nine months. Being a Newley and Bricusse score, of course it abounds with catchy melodies and some genuinely good songs. Listening to the score forty years later, divorced from the show itself, the score is very pleasing to hear, and the performances are wonderful.
The Good Old Bad Old Days was released on LP on EMI in the UK. This is its first CD release.
This release is limited to 1,000 copies only.
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