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Music Makers Encyclopedia: Various Artists

Click on a letter to choose a recording act (“S” for Bruce Springsteen, “B” for Beatles, etc.). Shown with the act are its major awards (see more here), short bios for select acts (generally taken or adapted from Joel Whitburn’s Pop Memories 1890-1954 and Top Pop Singles: Billboard books), and links to all albums reviewed here at the DMDB.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z VARIOUS ARTISTS

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Song(s):

  • Perfect Day (w. Lou Reed, 1997)

    Album(s):

  • Alan Lomax Collection Sampler (1997)
  • American Graffiti (soundtrack: 1973)
  • An American in Paris (soundtrack: 1951)
  • Annie Get Your Gun (cast: 1946, soundtrack: 1950)
  • Anthology of American Folk Music (box, 1923-32)
  • Around the World in 80 Days (soundtrack, 1957)
  • Back to Mono (1958-1969) (box: 1958-69) – see Phil Spector
  • Bells Are Ringing (cast: 1958)
  • The Big Chill (soundtrack, 1983)
  • Big Shiny Tunes 2 (1998)
  • Big Shiny Tunes 6 (2002)
  • The Bodyguard (soundtrack, 1992)
  • Blues with a Feeling: Newport Folk Festival Classics (1993)
  • Brigadoon (cast, 1947) – see Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe
  • Cabaret (soundtrack: 1972)
  • Camelot (cast, 1960) – see Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe
  • Candide (cast: 1956)
  • Carousel (cast: 1945, soundtrack: 1956) – see Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Cats (cast: 1981) – see Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Chicago/The Blues/Today: Volumes 1-3 (year?)
  • Choose 1985 (1984)
  • A Chorus Line (cast, 1975) – see Marvin Hamlisch
  • A Christmas Gift for You (1963) – see Phil Spector
  • Company (cast: 1970)
  • The Concert for Bangla Desh (live, 1971)
  • The Cradle Will Rock (cast: 1938)
  • Dirty Dancing (soundtrack, 1987)
  • 8 Mile (soundtrack, 2002)
  • Evita (cast, 1976) – see Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Exodus (soundtrack, 1961)
  • Fantasia (soundtrack, 1956)
  • Fiddler on the Roof (cast, 1964)
  • Finian’s Rainbow (cast, 1947)
  • Flashdance (soundtrack, 1983)
  • Flower Drum Song (cast, 1959) – see Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Footloose (soundtrack, 1984)
  • Forrest Gump (soundtrack, 1994)
  • Frozen (soundtrack, 2013)
  • Funny Girl (cast: 1964) – see Jule Styne
  • Gigi (soundtrack, 1958) – see Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe
  • Gone with the Wind (soundtrack, 1939)
  • Grease (soundtrack, 1978)
  • Guys and Dolls (cast, 1950) – see Frank Loesser
  • Gypsy (cast, 1959) – see Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim
  • Hair (cast: 1967, soundtrack: 1979)
  • The Harder They Come (soundtrack, 1973)
  • Hello, Dolly! (cast, 1964)
  • High School Musical (TV soundtrack, 2006)
  • High School Musical 2 (TV soundtrack, 2007)
  • High Society (cast album, 1956)
  • Hitsville USA: The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971 (box: 1959-71)
  • The Indestructible Beat of Soweto (1986)
  • The Jazz Scene (1949)
  • Jesus Christ Superstar (studio: 1970, cast: 1971, soundtrack: 1973) – see Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • The King and I (cast: 1951, soundtrack: 1956) – see Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Kiss Me, Kate (cast: 1948, soundtrack: 1954)
  • Les Misérables (cast, 1985)
  • The Lion King (soundtrack, 1994) – see Elton John
  • Lost in the Stars (cast, 1949)
  • A Man and a Woman (Un Homme et Une Femme) (soundtrack, 1967)
  • Man of La Mancha (cast, 1965)
  • Mary Poppins (soundtrack, 1964)
  • Miami Vice (TV soundtrack, 1985)
  • Moulin Rouge (soundtrack, 2001) – see Baz Luhrmann
  • Music from the Morning of the World: Balinese Gamelan & Ketjak, Ramayana Monkey Chant [Nonesuch] (1966)
  • The Music Man (cast: 1957, soundtrack: 1962)
  • My Fair Lady (cast: 1956, soundtrack: 1964) – see Alan Jay Lerner & Frederick Loewe
  • Now That’s What I Call Music 3 (1984)
  • Now! 2 (1997)
  • Now! 3 (1998)
  • Nuggets: Original Artyfacts from the First Psychedelic Era 1965-1968 (1965-1968)
  • O Brother, Where Art Thou? (soundtrack, 2000) – see T-Bone Burnett)
  • Oklahoma! (cast: 1943, soundtrack: 1955) – see Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Oldies But Goodies (1959)
  • Oliver! (cast, 1962)
  • Othello (cast, 1943)
  • Pal Joey (soundtrack, 1957) – see Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart
  • Phantom of the Opera (cast, 1986) – see Andrew Lloyd Webber
  • Porgy and Bess (opera, 1935) – see George Gershwin
  • Pulp Fiction (soundtrack, 1994)
  • Rent (cast, 1996)
  • Romeo + Juliet (soundtrack, 1996) – see Baz Luhrmann
  • Saturday Night Fever (soundtrack, 1977)
  • Show Boat (cast: 1927; soundtrack: 1951) – see Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarves (soundtrack: 1938)
  • The Sound of Music (cast: 1959, soundtrack: 1965) – see Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II
  • South Pacific (cast: 1949, soundtrack: 1958) – see Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II
  • St. Louis Woman (cast, 1946)
  • Star Wars (soundtrack, 1977)
  • Star Wars (soundtrack, 1977) – see John Williams
  • Stars for a Summer Night (1961)
  • The Sting (soundtrack, 1974) – see Marvin Hamlisch
  • Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street (cast, 1979)
  • Three Little Words (soundtrack, 1950)
  • Titanic (soundtrack, 1997) – see James Horner
  • Top Gun (soundtrack, 1986)
  • 20 All Time-Hits of the ‘50s (1999)
  • 20 Dynamic Hits (1972)
  • Waiting to Exhale (soundtrack, 1995)
  • West Side Story (cast: 1957, soundtrack: 1961) – see Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim
  • The Wizard of Oz (soundtrack w. Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg, & Herbert Stothart; 1939)
  • Woodstock (live soundtrack, 1969)
  • Woodstock Two (live, 1969) >
  • Woodstock: Three Days of Peace and Music (25th Anniversary Box) (live box, 1969)
  • Woodstock – Best of (live, 1969)
  • Woodstock Diary (live, 1969)
  • Woodstock: 40 Years On (live box, 1969)

    Click on a letter to choose a recording act (“S” for Bruce Springsteen, “B” for Beatles, etc.). Shown with the act are its major awards (see more here), short bios for select acts (generally taken or adapted from Joel Whitburn’s Pop Memories 1890-1954 and Top Pop Singles: Billboard books), and links to all albums reviewed here at the DMDB.

    A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z VARIOUS ARTISTS

    You can also check the search engine for names, albums, songs, and other content on this site:

      Last updated May 27, 2015.