10 Greatest Songs from Musicals
Posted by GVC (+513) 14 years ago
Here's something to add to your lists, Hal. These are from either movies or Broadway and in no particular order,

1. Cabaret - Cabaret
2. Aquarius - Hair
3. And I'm Telling You I'm Not Going - Dreamgirls
4. Don't Cry for Me Argentine - Evita
5. Always look on the Bright Side fo Life - Life of Brian
6. Jesus Christ Superstar - Jesus Christ Superstar (or the whole thing)
7. If I were a Rich Man - Fiddler on the Roof
8. My Funny Valentine - Babes in Arms
9. Somewhere - West Side Story
10. On My Own - Les Miserables
Special Bonus Song: Master of the House - Les Miserables

gvc's wife
Posted by Hal Neumann (+10369) 14 years ago
I hadn't thought about show tunes, I'll have to give them some consideration. Thanks for the tip.
Posted by Salli (Scanlan) Starkey (+232) 14 years ago
They call the wind Maria - Paint Your Wagon
Make Believe - Show Boat
The Black Hills of Dakota - Calamity Jane
Camelot - Camelot
Reviewing the Situation - Oliver
I'll never say No - Unsinkable Molly Brown
America - West Side Story
Over the Rainbow - Wizard of Oz

very fun
Posted by hilinetransplant (+127) 14 years ago
geez.some of the most popular you've missed


and many songs from the phantom of the opera.
Posted by ABC (+391) 14 years ago
Luck Be A Lady Tonight....Guys & Dolls


with an AMEN to Aquarius from Hair

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Posted by Amorette Allison (+12745) 14 years ago
The song about the devil dragging you under by the sharp lapels of your checkered coat also from Guys and Dolls. I'm one of the least musical people on the planet but I can sort sing the chorus.
Posted by Bob Netherton (+1890) 14 years ago
"Mr. Booze" from Robin and the Seven Hoods.
Posted by Kacey (+3157) 14 years ago
They Can't Take That Away From Me - Fred Astaire - Shall We Dance
Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious - Julie Andrews - Mary Poppins
Come What May - Nicole Kidman & Ewan McGregor - Moulin Rouge
My Favorite Things - Julie Andrews - The Sound of Music
In The Mood - The Glenn Miller Story
Singing in the Rain - Gene Kelly - Singin' In The Rain
Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas - Judy Garland - Meet Me In St. Louis
I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face - Rex Harrison - My Fair Lady
White Christmas - Bing Crosby - Holiday Inn
Battle Hymn of the Republic - Red Nichols & Louis Armstrong - The Five Pennies

There are so many wonderful, wonderful songs. This doesn't begin to touch the thousands that I have loved for years.
Posted by Steve Craddock (+2741) 14 years ago
Hmmm.... I think this is a "dolls" thread.
Posted by Kacey (+3157) 14 years ago
Great music in Guys N Dolls!
Posted by Bob L. (+5104) 14 years ago
This is a trick question - there are no great songs from musicals.

Posted by TALBOT (+248) 14 years ago
Gotta agree with you on that one Bob but I just saw the first Musical I can get into.
Across the Universe. All Beatles tunes nothing else.
Posted by GVC (+513) 14 years ago
geez.some of the most popular you've missed


Cats? Really? "Memories" is the most overrated show tune ever. I despise it and fart in your general direction.

Kacey, thanks for Singing in the Rain. It's my favorite musical of all but I couldn't pick just one song.

Bob L.- Try Jesus Christ Superstar - it has very manly-man type songs that might be more to your taste.

gvc's wife

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Posted by Curt Hammond (+42) 14 years ago
"Bring Him Home" - Les Miz
"You'll Never Walk Alone" - Carousel (schmaltzy I know but I like it)
"I Don't Know How to Love Him" - JC Superstar
"Lil' Ol Bitty Pissant Country Place" - Best Little Whorehouse in TX (It's just fun)
"Mack the Knife" - 3 Penny Opera
And then there are the lesser known ones but really are great little songs....
"They Were You" - The Fantastiks
"7 Deadly Virtues" - camelot
"We Beseech Thee' - Godspell
"We've Got To Clean Out the Freezer" -Nunsense