Buddy's Blues (aka The God-Why-Don't-You-Love-Me Blues) – Follies (with David Heineman)

We have entered the pscyho Follies. Buddy is up first to sing about what is driving him mad. David Heineman returns to explore Buddy's psyche, talking fast, and who performed it best.

We have entered the pscyho Follies. Buddy is up first to sing about what is driving him mad. David Heineman returns to explore Buddy's psyche, talking fast, and who performed it best.

David's last appearance was talking about Simple from Anyone Can Whistle: https://share.transistor.fm/s/1722d41a

Musically this song is based on The Half of It, Dearie, Blues; lyrics by Ira Gershwin with music by George Gershwin: https://youtu.be/lBep-Pdv74g

Lyrically this song is based on I Wish I Were in Love Again; lyrics by Lorenz Hart with music by Richard Rodgers: https://youtu.be/Tv2HQCkACyA

Also lyrically Sondheim is using Adelaide's Lament; music and lyrics by Frank Loesser: https://youtu.be/RX-eFkGdJNM

As Coroner I Must Aver: https://youtu.be/kj5ed-iNC3A

Mandy Patinkin's version Buddy's Blues: https://youtu.be/mX2sG9yGS7Y

You can purchase Stephen Sondheim's first book of lyrics, Finishing the Hat, by going here: https://amzn.to/2LB9ZJo

We are using three productions to frame our discussion of Follies.
The original Broadway cast starring Alexis Smith, John McMartin, Dorothy Collins, Gene Nelson, and Yvonne De Carlo (1971)
You can listen to it on Apple Music: https://apple.co/2xj4Pi7
Or listen to it on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/33zmfDm
Or buy it on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2WwbksB

The original West End cast starring Diana Rigg, Daniel Massey, Julia McKenzie, David Healy, and Dolores Gray (1987)
You can listen to it on Apple Music: Not available unfortunately.
Or listen to it on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2Un7RKl
Or buy it on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2wqrTvs

The London revival starring Peter Forbes, Imelda Staunton, Janie Dee, Philip Quast, and Tracie Bennett (2017)
You can listen to it on Apple Music: https://apple.co/2Qz2Pt2
Or listen to it on Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2Unetbu
Or buy it on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2UplKrd

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