Jorrocks: Original 1966 Cast Recording

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Jorrocks (The Happiest Man Alive)

Music and Lyrics by David Heneker
Libretto by Beverley Cross, based on the novels, Jorrocks Jaunts & Jollities and Handley Cross, of R.S. Surtees
First Performance: New Theatre, London, 22 September, 1966 (181 performances total)
Music Direction by Kenneth Alwyn - Orchestrations by Alyn Ainsworth and Grant Hossack
Produced for records by David R. Gooch

Characters and Cast list on inside tray insert (included in download)

Principal Musical Numbers
1. Ask Mr. Jorrocks - (Jorrocks, Benjamin, Porters & Clerks) (3'40")
2. Belinda - (Benjamin, Charlie & Company) (3'54")
3. The Happiest Man Alive - (Jorrocks, Mrs. Jorrocks, Charlie, Belinda, Doleful) (3'27")
4. We'd Imagine a Man - (Muleygrubs & Dr. Swizzle) (1'24")
5. Toasts of the Town - (Mrs Jorrocks, Doleful, Dr. Swizzle) (4'56")
6. The Midsummer Fox - (Charlie and Company) (3'43")
7. I Don't Want To Say Goodnight - (Belinda and Charlie) (3'03")
8. The Hounds of John Jorrocks - (Jorrocks, Pigg & Company) (4'12")
9. Love Your Neighbour - (Jorrocks and Company) (3'00")
10. A Little Bit Individual - (Jorrocks) (2'49")
11. You Can Depend On Me - (Belinda, Jorrocks) (2'42)
12. I Well Recall the Day - (Mrs Jorrocks & Doleful) (3'14")
13. I Don't Want to Behave Like a Lady - (Belinda) (1'59")
14. Once He's In He'll Never Get Out - (Doleful, Muleygrubs, Dr. Swizzle) (:54")
15. The Sport of Kings - (Jorrocks & Company) (5'19")
16. Jorrocks - (The Company) (5'51")

Source: EMI CLP 3591 - Cover art from original LP sleeve
Thanks to Pat Wormley for suggesting this reissue and providing the LP used for transcription
Transcription & digital remastering: Curt Timmons 2015 - For Private Use Only

Jorrocks (The Happiest Man Alive) Music and Lyrics by David Heneker Libretto by Beverley Cross, based on the novels, Jorrocks Jaunts & Jollities and Handley Cross, of R.S. Surtees First Performance: New Theatre, London, 22 September, 1966 (181 perfo
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