Annie Get Your Gun with Robert Goulet (album)

February 11, 1963 No Comments

US Release Date: 11 February 1963

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  1. Colonel Buffalo Bill
    (Leonard Stokes)
    (Irving Berlin)
  2. I’m A Bad, Bad Man
    (Robert Goulet)
    (Irving Berlin)
  3. Doin’ What Comes Naturally
    (Doris Day)
    (Irving Berlin)
  4. The Girl That I Marry
    (Robert Goulet)
    (Irving Berlin)
  5. You Can’t Get A Man with A Gun
    (Doris Day)
    (Irving Berlin)
  6. There’s No Business Like Show Business
    (Ensemble)
    (Irving Berlin)
  7. They Say It’s Wonderful [1962 remake]
    (Doris Day & Robert Goulet)
    (Irving Berlin)
  8. Moonshine Lullaby
    (Doris Day)
    (Irving Berlin)
  9. My Defenses Are Down
    (Robert Goulet)
    (Irving Berlin)
  10. I’m An Indian Too
    (Doris Day)
    (Irving Berlin)
  11. I Got Lost in His Arms
    (Doris Day)
    (Irving Berlin)
  12. Who Do You Love, I Hope?
    (Kelly Brown & Renée Winters)
    (Irving Berlin)
  13. I Got the Sun in the Mornin’ [1962 remake]
    (Doris Day)
    (Irving Berlin)
  14. Anything You Can Do
    (Doris Day & Robert Goulet)
    (Irving Berlin)

Conductor: Franz Allers
Label: Columbia Masterworks (USA)
Format: 12″ Mono LP (#OL-5960) / 12″ Stereo LP (#OS-2360)
LP Cover Art: Isadore Seltzer

The musical Annie Get Your Gun is loosely based on the life of American sharpshooter Annie Oakley (1860-1926). It was songwriter Jerome Kern who was originally tasked with the job of writing the music for the stage production. The project was however passed to Irving Berlin after Kern unexpectedly died. In 1946, the show opened to glowing reviews on both sides of the Atlantic. A few years later Metro Goldwyn Mayer (MGM) adapted the show for the big-screen. The film version starred actress Betty Hutton and became one of the most successful musical-movies of the 1950s. A decade later, it was Doris’s turn to record a new version of this classic score with her Columbia stable mate Robert Goulet. The two singers laid there vocals separately with Doris completing her contribution for the project on the 8 October 1962. The orchestra was most probably overdubbed in New York. As a final fact for this project the song “I Got The Sun In The Mornin'” is actually Doris’s most recorded tune. She cut no less than three versions of it: her first with Les Brown in 1946, then in 1960 for her solo album Show Time and finally for this release.

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