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Title
Sing along with Mitch, Show no. 67
Names
Miller, Mitch (Host)
Miller, Mitch (Conductor)
Riley, Bill, (Dancer) (Dancer)
Horn, Harold (Dancer)
Miller, Mitch (Performer)
Cortese, Dominic (Performer)
Rendleman, Mike (Performer)
Brown, Jack, musician (Performer)
Booth, Keith, musician (Performer)
Farmer, Jim, (Musician) (Performer)
Smedberg, John, (Musician) (Performer)
Love, Andy (Performer)
McGrath, Bob (Performer)
Uggams, Leslie (Performer)
Olson, Phil, (Musician) (Performer)
Revere, Adrian (Performer)
Cotler, Gordon (Author)
Cotler, Gordon (Producer)
Schneider, Marcia Kuyper (Director)
Starbuck, James (Director)
Osser, Glenn (Performer)
Chopin, Frédéric, 1810-1849 (Musician)
Gang (Musical group) (Performer)
MGM/UA Entertainment Co (Producer)
Crest National Videotape & Film Laboratories (Associated name)
NBC Productions (Broadcaster)
National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (U.S.) (Associated name)
Collection

Mitch Miller collection of audio and moving image

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1963-05-10
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LVU 439
Topics
Miller, Mitch
Popular music -- 1961-1970
Folk songs -- United States
Choruses, Secular (Men's voices) with orchestra
Music videos
Sing along with Mitch (Television program)
Genres
Music
Television music
Notes
Statement of responsibility: [starring Mitch Miller and the Sing Along Gang, with Leslie Uggams, Jack Brown, Keith Booth, Harold Horn, Billy Riley, Jim Farmer, John Smedberg, Andy Love, Bob McGrath, Dominic Cortese, Mike Rendleman, Phil Olson and Adrian Revere].
Date: "NBC; date: 4-18-63; PB TBA; title: Mitch #67; scene: Open SA; take 2"--From original videotape.
Content: "An All American Features Inc. production"--From original videotape.
Content: "MGM/UA; "Mitch Miller Show #67; part 1 of 1; length: 49:23; Crest National Videotape Laboratories; 11/05/85; VTWO# 29784; 3/4" cassette; 1141 N. Seward, Hollywood, CA 90038; (213) 462-6696; Master w/o# 155090 N. A. R. A. S.; Lighting dubbs"--From original videotape container.
Creation/production credits: Gordon Cotler, writer and producer ; Marcia Kuyper Schneider and James Starbuck, directors ; Sal Anthony, costume designer ; Don Shirley Jr., set designer.
Performers: Mitch Miller, host, conductor, and English horn (solo on 8th work only) ; The Gang (Jack Brown, vocals (solo on 2nd work only) ; Keith Booth, vocals (solo on 3rd work only) ; Trio: Jim Farmer, John Smedberg and Andy Love, vocals (5th work only) ; Bob McGrath, vocals (solo on 6th work only) ; Phil Olson, vocals (solo on 13th work only) Adrian Revere, vocals (solo on 14th work only) ; with various singers, vocals (1st-7th, 10th, 13th, 16th-20th works), actors (2nd-4th works) and dancers (16th work) ; Leslie Uggams, vocals (8th, 15th, 18th-19th works) ; The Dancers (2nd, 4th, 16th, 19th works) ; The Kids (10th, 14th works) ; Mike Rendleman, piano (11th-12th works) ; Harold Horn and Bill Riley, Russian dancers (4th work only) ; Dominic Cortese, accordion (10th work only) ; with unidentified orchestra, Sing-along Strings (9th, 15th works) and some instrumental ensembles.
Venue: Television program video dub Crest National Videotape & Film Laboratories (MGM/UA), 1141 North Seward, Hollywood, California, 90038 1985 November 5 (copy rebroadcast date) [NBC Studios, New York, New York] 1963 April 18 (original taping date) [1963 May 10] (original airdate)
Language: Spoken in English; sung in English and Russian.
Physical Description
Videocassette
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-Matic) (50 min., 29 sec.) : sound, color, NTSC, mono, Dolby ; 3/4 in.
Video slightly erratic.
Description
In episode 67 of "Sing along with Mitch", the Gang performs songs from Old Russia (featuring Gang members Jack Brown and Keith Booth), the 1930's Big Band bus (featuring Gang members Jim Farmer, John Smedberg, Andy Love and Bob McGrath), string and jazz instrumentals, (featuring 12-year-old Mike Rendleman, piano) and a salute to the composer Frank Loesser (featuring Gang members Phil Olson and Adrian Revere). As always, they begin and end with a sing-along. Opening sing-along: "Yes Sir, that's my baby" (The Gang) ; Featured music: "Bublichki" (Jack Brown) ; "Abdul the Bulbul Ameer" (Keith Booth and The Gang) ; "Two guitars" (The Gang and the Dancers) ; "Have you ever been lonely" (Vocal trio: Jim Farmer, John Smedberg and Andy Love ; The Gang) ; "The very thought of you" (Bob McGrath and the The Gang) ; "Johnson rag" (Jazz instrumental ensemble ; The Gang) ; "I wanna be loved" (Leslie Uggams and Mitch Miller, English horn) ; "Fiddles and strings" / Glenn Osser (Sing-along Strings) ; "Organ grinder swing" (Dominic Cortese, accordion ; The Gang and The Kids) ; "Prelude no. 3" / Chopin (Mike Rendleman, piano) ; "I wish I were in love again" (Mike Rendleman, piano ; with jazz ensemble) ; "My darling, my darling" (Phil Olson and The Gang) ; "Thumbelina" (Adrian Revere and The Kids) ; "Spring will be a little late this year" (Leslie Uggams and Sing-along Strings) ; Just another polka (The Gang and The Dancers) ; Closing sing-along: "California, here I come" (The Gang) ; "Skip to my Lou" (The Gang and Leslie Uggams) ; "Once in love with Amy" (The Gang, Leslie Uggams and the Dancers) ; "Sing-along theme" (The Gang)
Type of Resource
Moving image
Languages
English
Russian
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: 896192376
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20478042
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 10b99150-66a8-0132-f3c3-3c075448cc4b
Rights Statement
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  • 1963: Created
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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Sing along with Mitch" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1963. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/12495b80-66a8-0132-fdc5-3c075448cc4b

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Sing along with Mitch