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Sing along with Mitch, Show no. 18

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Sing along with Mitch, Show no. 18
Miller, Mitch (Host)
Miller, Mitch (Conductor)
Uggams, Leslie (Performer)
Trask, Diana, 1940- (Performer)
Corey, Jill (Performer)
Carroll, Jimmy (Performer)
Hobin, Bill (Producer)
Hobin, Bill (Director)
Cotler, Gordon (Producer)
Cotler, Gordon (Author)
Gang (Musical group) (Performer)
MGM/UA Entertainment Co. (Associated name)
Crest National Videotape & Film Laboratories (Associated name)
NBC Productions (Broadcaster)

Mitch Miller collection of audio and moving image

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1961-12-07
Date Created: 1961-08-22
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LVU 432
Miller, Mitch
Popular music -- 1961-1970
Folk music -- United States
Choruses, Secular (Men's voices) with orchestra
Music videos
Content: "Crest National Videotape & Film Laboratories; MGM/UA; "Mitch Miller Show #18; part 1 of 1; length: 50:37; Crest National Videotape Laboratories; 11/4/85; VTWO# 29762; 3/4" cassette; 1141 N. Seward, Hollywood, CA 90038; (213) 462-6696"--From original videotape container.
Date: "NBC; date: 8/22/61; P.B. TBA; title: Mitch #18"--Originally from videotape.
Content: "The preceding program was pre-recorded; An All American Features Inc. production"---From original videotape.
Creation/production credits: Bill Hobin, producer and director ; Gordon Cotler, associate producer and writer.
Performers: Mitch Miller, host and conductor ; The Gang, vocals (1st-5th, 7th-10th, 12th-27th works) and dancers (13th-16th, 25th-26th works) ; Diana Trask, vocals (11th, 25th-26th works) ; Leslie Uggams, vocals (6th-7th, 25th-26th works) ; Jill Corey, vocals (17th, 25th-26th works) ; The Dancers (9th, 12th, 14th-15th, 17th, 25th-26th works) ; with Jimmy Carroll, clarinet (16th work) and vocals (25th-26th words) and orchestra.
Venue: Television program video dub Crest National Videotape & Film Laboratories (MGM/UA), 1141 North Seward, Hollywood, California, 90038 1985 November 4 (copy rebroadcast date) [NBC Studios, New York, New York] [1961 August 22] (original taping date) ; [1961 December 7] (original airdate)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 videocassette (U-Matic) (51 min., 19 sec.) : sound, color, NTSC, stereo ; 3/4 in.
Video is erratic.
In episode 18 of "Sing along with Mitch", Mitch Miller and the Gang perform popular and folk songs inspired by riverboats. As always, they begin and end with a sing-along. Featured music: "Sing along theme" (The Gang) ; Opening sing-along: "Crusing down the river" (The Gang) ; "Waiting for the Robert E. Lee" ; "Goin' back to Dixie" ; "Dixie" (The Gang) ; "Deep river" (Leslie Uggams) ; "Down by the riverside" (Leslie Uggams and the Gang) ; "Silver dollar" (The Gang) ; "Cake walk" (The Gang and the Dancers) ; "Stars fell on Alabama" (The Gang) ; "St. Louis blues" (Diana Trask) ; "Here comes the showboat" (The Gang and the Dancers) ; "Mississippi mud" (The Gang, vocals and dance) ; "Mandy" ; "Swanee" (The Gang (vocals and dance) and the Dancers) ; "Way down yonder in New Orleans" (The Gang, vocals and dance ; Jimmy Carroll, clarinet solo) ; "Shrimp boats" (Jill Corey, The Gang and the Dancers) ; "When the saints come marchin' in" (The Gang) ; Epilogue: "Old man river" (The Gang) ; "Sing along theme" (reprise) (The Gang) ; Closing sing-along: "I'm gonna sit right down here and write myself a letter" ; "Vive l'amour" ; "When it's springtime in the Rockies" ; "Sweet Sue" (The Gang) ; "You are my sunshine" ; "Web-footed friends" (The Gang, Diana Trask, Leslie Uggams, Jill Corey, and the Dancers) ; "Sing along theme" (Finale) (The Gang)
Type of Resource
Moving image
RLIN/OCLC: 894704371
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20474014
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): af9411e0-66a7-0132-ef7d-3c075448cc4b
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  • 1961: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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Sing along with Mitch