Tag Archives: The King and I

some recent acquisitions – more of the history of decca soundtracks

a few things I bought this week. Hooray for library book sale rooms. Most of these are the soundtrack albums that I believe Steinweiss redesigned for Decca in the mid-1950s. They are clearly meant to be a series, in which … Continue reading

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two just acquired – original King and I (Stahlhut) and a Steinweiss

Two Decca covers I just acquired, for 5 cents each. I show the original King and I, with drawings by Stahlhut, along with the Steinweiss version and a British issue of the same music. The Mills Brothers strikes me as … Continue reading

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Reissues: The King and I

Another example of Curt John Witt covers reissued under different color schemes. I don’t love this one, but it is fun. Early 1950s versions of The King and I on a budget label, Plymouth.

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