Label: United Artists Records - UAL 4099 • Format: Vinyl LP, Album • Country: US • Genre: Stage & Screen • Style: Musical
Described by theater historian Gerald Bordman as "essentially Standup comedian Shelley Bermanone of the two above-the-title stars, had appeared in one previous musical flop and never did so again; the I Cant Stand It - Atomic Rooster - Atomic Rooster, Eileen Heckartwas a straight actress appearing in her only musical.
Both managed to hold their own as singers. Linda Lavina minor cast member who can be heard, just barely, in one of her parts as Fifi the Dressmaker in the song "Harmony," went on to a more substantial Broadway career. So, of course, Shelley Berman Kander in his long-running partnership with lyricist Fred EbbJames Goldmanand Princewhile William Goldman became a successful screenwriter.
It is those names that make the cast recording of A Family Affair of interest to show music fans. The score is, not surprisingly, mediocre. Kander clearly had not found his individual identity yet, although he showed talent writing in a variety of styles that included a march, a Hawaiian song, and even a bolero. The album quickly went out of print after being released by United Artists Records.
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