James Barton "Paint Your Wagon" 1952 LP Signed Autograph Original Cast
Original Cast-"Paint Your Wagon"(RCA LOC 1006)-LP. This soundtrack features the 1951 Broadway musical-"Paint Your Wagon" starring James Barton.Paint Your Wagon is a 1951 Broadway musical comedy, with book and lyrics by Alan J. Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe, set in a mining camp in Gold Rush-era California.The musical opened on Broadway at the Shubert Theatre on November 12, 1951, and closed on July 19, 1952, after 289 performances. The production was directed by Daniel Mann, with dances and musical ensembles by Agnes de Mille set to the orchestrations of Ted Royal. It starred James Barton (as Ben Rumson), Olga San Juan, Tony Bavaar, James Mitchell, Jan Sherwood, and Gemze de Lappe. Burl Ives and Eddie Dowling later took over the role of Ben Rumson.
Popular songs from the show included "Wand'rin' Star," "I Talk to the Trees" and "They Call the Wind Maria" (While the name in this title is pronounced as the currently popular spelling of "Mariah," the original spelling is indeed the classical spelling of "Maria.") De Mille later restaged the dances as a stand-alone ballet, Gold Rush.The LP has been autographed on the front by James Barton with a fountain pen in blue..............CONDITION OF VINYL,COVER AND AUTOGRAPH IS MINT MINUS..............