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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

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


Song(s):

  • Perfect Day (written by Lou Reed, 1997)

    Album(s):

  • Alan Lomax Collection Sampler (1997)
  • American Graffiti (1973)
  • An American in Paris (1951) ST
  • Annie Get Your Gun (1946/1950) cast/ST
  • Anthology of American Folk Music (box, 1923-32)
  • Around the World in 80 Days (soundtrack, 1957)
  • Back to Mono (1958-1969) (1958-1969) box
  • Bells Are Ringing (1958) cast
  • The Big Chill (soundtrack, 1983)
  • The Bodyguard (soundtrack, 1992)
  • Blues with a Feeling: Newport Folk Festival Classics (1993)
  • Brigadoon (1947) cast
  • Cabaret (1972) ST
  • Camelot (1960) cast
  • Candide (1956) cast
  • Carousel (cast: 1945, soundtrack: 1956)
  • Cats (1981) cast
  • Chicago/The Blues/Today: Volumes 1-3 (year?)
  • A Chorus Line (1975) cast
  • A Christmas Gift for You (1963)
  • Company (1970) cast
  • The Concert for Bangla Desh (1971) live
  • The Cradle Will Rock (composed by Marc Blitzstein, 1938) cast
  • Dirty Dancing (1987) ST
  • 8 Mile (soundtrack, 2002)
  • Evita (cast, 1976)
  • Exodus (soundtrack, 1961)
  • Fantasia (1956) ST
  • Fiddler on the Roof (1964) cast
  • Finian’s Rainbow (1947) cast
  • Flashdance (1983)
  • Flower Drum Song (cast, 1959)
  • Footloose (1984) ST
  • Forrest Gump (1994) ST
  • Funny Girl (1964) cast
  • Gigi (1958) ST
  • Gone with the Wind (1939) ST
  • Grease (1978) ST
  • Guys and Dolls (1950) cast
  • Gypsy (1959) cast
  • Hair (1967/1979) cast/ST
  • The Harder They Come (1973) ST
  • 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 (1959-1971) box
  • Hello, Dolly! (1964) cast
  • The Indestructible Beat of Soweto (1986)
  • The Jazz Scene (1949)
  • Jesus Christ Superstar studio/cast/ST (1970/1971/1973)
  • The King and I (1951/1956) cast/ST
  • Kiss Me, Kate (1948/1954) cast/ST
  • Les Misérables (1985) cast
  • The Lion King (soundtrack, 1994)
  • Lost in the Stars (cast, 1949)
  • Man of La Mancha (1965) cast
  • Mary Poppins ST (1964)
  • Miami Vice (TV soundtrack, 1985)
  • Music from the Morning of the World: Balinese Gamelan & Ketjak, Ramayana Monkey Chant [Nonesuch] (1966)
  • The Music Man (1957/1962) cast/ST
  • My Fair Lady (1956/1964) cast/ST
  • Nuggets: Original Artyfacts from the First Psychedelic Era 1965-1968 (1965-1968)
  • O Brother, Where Art Thou? (soundtrack produced by T-Bone Burnett, 2000)
  • Oklahoma! (1943/1955) cast/ST
  • Oldies But Goodies (1959)
  • Oliver! (1962) cast
  • Othello (1943) cast)
  • Pal Joey (composed by Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart, soundtrack, 1957)
  • Phantom of the Opera (1986) cast
  • Phantom of the Opera – Highlights (1988)
  • Porgy and Bess (1935) opera
  • Pulp Fiction (1994) ST
  • Rent (cast, 1996)
  • Saturday Night Fever (1977) ST
  • Show Boat (1927/1951) cast/ST
  • Snow White and the Seven Dwarves (composed by Frank Churchill, 1938) ST
  • The Sound of Music (1959/1965) cast/ST
  • South Pacific (1949/1958) cast/ST
  • St. Louis Woman (cast album, 1946)
  • Star Wars (soundtrack, 1977)
  • Stars for a Summer Night (1961)
  • Sweeney Todd, the Demon Barber of Fleet Street (cast, 1979)
  • Three Little Words (soundtrack, 1950)
  • Titanic (soundtrack, 1997)
  • Top Gun (1986) ST
  • 20 All Time-Hits of the ‘50s (1999)
  • Waiting to Exhale (soundtrack, 1995)
  • West Side Story (cast: 1957, soundtrack: 1961)
  • The Wizard of Oz (soundtrack composed by Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg, & Herbert Stothart; 1939)
  • Woodstock (1969) live ST
  • Woodstock Two (1969) live
  • Woodstock: Three Days of Peace and Music (25th Anniversary Box) (1969) live box
  • Woodstock – Best of (1969) live
  • Woodstock Diary (1969) live
  • Woodstock: 40 Years On (1969) live box

    The DMDB Blog:

  • Dirty Dancing soundtrack is released: September 1, 1987 (9/1/11)
  • Fiddler on the Roof opens on Broadway: September 22, 1964 (9/22/11)
  • The Grease Soundtrack Goes to #1: July 29, 1978 (7/29/11)
  • High School Musical premiered on TV: January 20, 2006 (1/20/12)
  • Jesus Christ Superstar opened on Broadway: October 12, 1971 (10/12/11)
  • The Lion King soundtrack hit #1: July 16, 1994 (7/16/12)
  • My Fair Lady Goes to #1: July 14, 1956 (7/14/11)
  • My Fair Lady opened on Broadway: March 15, 1956 (3/15/12)
  • The O Brother, Where Art Thou? soundtrack hit #1: March 23, 2002 (3/23/12)
  • Phantom of the Opera opened on Broadway: January 26, 1988 (1/26/12)
  • Porgy and Bess opens on Broadway: September 30, 1935 (9/30/11)
  • Saturday Night Fever premiered in U.S. theaters: December 16, 1977 (12/16/11)
  • The Sound of Music soundtrack hits #1: November 13, 1965 (11/13/11)
  • West Side Story debuted on Broadway: September 26, 1957 (9/26/11)

    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 December 29, 2013.