This fun astrological book was originally published in the 1960s and a cool limited hardback edition signed by zolar was even issued, and offers readers the chance to examine horoscopes and gather insight into personalities. Edith bouvier beale and her daughter edie, known as big edi. Drift away was the title song and was both written and produced by mentor williams. Drift away grey gardens performing arts leisure scribd. In 1973 the song became dobie grays biggest hit, peaking at number five on the billboard hot 100 and certified gold by the riaa.
He ran away when he was sixteen and found his way to east hampton, where he worked as a gardener on an estate next door to grey gardens. Learn to play guitar by chord tabs using chord diagrams, transpose the key, watch video lessons and much more. Playwrights horizons 7 march, 2006 walter kerr theatre, broadway 2 november, 2006. Around the world the cake i had choose to be happy daddys girl drift away entering grey gardens the girl who has everything. In an industry that runs on big personalities, shes the biggest. Jul 11, 2007 ive fallen in love with the music from this show. Hal leonard digital sheet music at sheet music plus. Dramatists play service, one of the premier playlicensing and theatrical publishing agencies in the world, was formed in 1936 to foster national opportunities for playwrights by publishing affordable editions of their plays and handling the performance rights to. The complete book and lyrics of the broadway musical. Grey gardens is a musical with book by doug wright, music by scott frankel, and lyrics by michael korie, produced in 2006 and based on the 1975 documentary of the same title. I wanna get lost in your rock and roll and drift away yeah, give me the beat boys and free my soul i wanna get lost in your rock and roll and drift away and when my mind is free you know a melody can move me and when im feelin blue the guitars comin through to soothe me thanks for the joy that youve given me i want you to know i believe in. Edith bouvier beale and her daughter edie, known as big edie and little edie, were the aunt and cousin of former u. When grey gardens opened at the playwrights horizons theater company in new york city on march 7, 2006, it was hailed by many as the best offbroadway musical of the. Pianovocal composed by michael korie and scott frankel.
Mentor williams was a country songwriter, and john henry kurtz was an actor and swamp rock singer. Drift away by scott frankel digital sheet music for piano. Drift away by scott frankel digital sheet music for. Jul 30, 2010 its using a restricted palette of plants in large swaths that makes designer gardens look. Grey gardens pianovocal selections songbook broadway. Drift away miss porters anthem tomorrows woman daddys girl. Below is the drift away sheet music by michael korie and other.
Grey gardens pianovocal selections songbook broadway books. The first act is a pure pastiche that looks, feels and sounds like a cole porter musical. Sep 06, 2010 dobie grays version of drift away is, justifiably, the most famous and, by far, the most brilliant reading of the mentor williamspenned that would be paul williams brother 70s staple. This fun astrological book was originally published in the 1960s and a cool limited hardback edition signed by zolar was even issued, and offers readers the chance to examine horoscopes and gather insight into personalities and behaviors. Gould funny how things that mean the least are what we miss the most.
Scott frankel, lawrence yurman, grey gardens pit orchestra, erin. While the first act is almost entirely fictional the central event, the engagement between little edie and joseph kennedy, never happened, the second act takes much of its dialogue and action directly from the film. Blankets the grounds in grey drift away, on the tide, drift away. It was later given to soul singer dobie gray for whom it became a surprise international hit. Drift away, your browser does not support the audio element. It sold 1 12 million copies and was later covered by rod stewart, among others. Drift away from grey gardens music by scott frankel lyrics by michael korie recorded at san diego state university december 2, 2015. Once big edie passed away, little edie tried to stay in. Theatre formerly tempe little theatre at the tempe center for the arts. We have 2 arrangements for drift away piano, vocal and guitar sheet music and other instruments.
Please note, this is a collection of pianovocal sheet music, not a cast recording of the show on cd. Dobie grays version of drift away is, justifiably, the most famous and, by far, the most brilliant reading of the mentor williamspenned that would be paul williams brother 70s staple. Body beautiful beale from grey gardens cant take my eyes off of you featured in jersey boys december 1963 oh, what a night featured in jersey boys drift away from grey gardens easy street from the musical production annie. Ravens 2011 twofer combines dobie grays 1972 album drift away and its 1973 sequel loving arms, adding three bonus tracks hey dixie, so high rock me baby and roll me away, the musics real mentors song from 1974s hey dixie. When grey gardens opened at the playwrights horizons theater company in new york city on march 7, 2006, it was hailed by many as the best offbroadway musical of the 20052006 season, and a transfer to broadway was arranged for the fall. Sheet music arranged for pianovocalchords in eb major. One afternoon, torre decided to explore the seemingly. I first became aware of dobie gray at the age of 11, when a local dj who lived next door brought me home a promo 445 of drift away. Book by doug wright, music by scott frankel, lyrics by michael korie. The tale of jackie kennedy relatives edith bouvier beale and her adult daughter little edie. Edith bouvier beale of grey gardens, a life in pictures by eva marie beale deluxe edition exclusive with slip case and little edies diary edited by eva marie beale and introduction by bouvier beale, jr.
When youre alone, and the twilights glow shimmers across the bay drift away, on a wave, drift away. Grey gardens is a musical with book by doug wright, music by scott frankel, and lyrics by michael korie, produced in 2006 and based on the 1975 documentary of the same title about the lives of edith ewing bouvier beale big edie and her daughter edith bouvier beale little edie by albert and david maysles. My life at grey gardens offers the reader an intimate look at the daily lives of the beales, and chronicles the events from loiss arrival at the house through the passing of big edith bouvier beale in 1977. Their parting duet, the quiet, cowardish drift away, is now the shows saddest and most uplifting. The first act is a pure pastiche that looks, feels and sounds like a cole porter musical think high society and romantic comedies like the philadelphia story. Grey gardens, the east hampton manse that provided the backdrop for david and albert maysless 1975 documentary about that madcap mother and daughter duo, edie and edie beale, could have generously been described as a glorious, cat. My life at grey gardens by lois wright, paperback barnes.
Day after day im more confused yet i look for the light through the pouring rain you know thats a game that i hate to lose and im feelin the strain aint it a shame. Tranposable music notes for pianovocalguitar chords only sheet music by scott frankel. For background, big edie and little edie are aunt and cousin, respectively, to jackie o. Jun 01, 2009 grey gardens, the east hampton manse that provided the backdrop for david and albert maysless 1975 documentary about that madcap mother and daughter duo, edie and edie beale, could have generously been described as a glorious, catinfested, crumbling wreck. Wright kept a journal of her thirteen months with the beales, and using those logs, has developed this book. Grey gardens is a musical with book by doug wright, music by scott frankel, and lyrics by. Lois wright spent months at grey gardens with big edie and little edie, after having known them for quite a while. Grey gardens original, musical, drama, broadway opened in new york city nov 2, 2006 and played through jul 29, 2007. Grey gardens scott frankel the guide to musical theatre. This book is basically her journal that she kept while she was there. But that was nothing compared to the recent state of maysless own archives. Oclcs webjunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.
Singers musical theatre anthology volume 5 tenor book. Although his subsequent records were also topflight and memorable loving arms sold over 100,000 copies, gray drifted away from the public eye and into obscurity. With an introduction by albert maysles, drawings and illustrations by alberts daughter, rebekah maysles and an appendix with the full transcript of grey. Information about scott frankels broadway musical, grey gardens, including news and gossip, production information, synopsis, musical numbers, sheetmusic, cds, videos, books, sound and video clips, tickets. With an introduction by albert maysles, drawings and illustrations by alberts daughter, rebekah maysles and an appendix with the full transcript of grey gardens, as well as an audio cd of sound recordings capturing the beales at their best, this book is the essential companion to the film and a beautiful testimony to its legacy. Dobie gray drift away original official video youtube. Numerous and frequentlyupdated resource results are available from this search. Sheet music arranged for pianovocalguitar in eb major. Although his subsequent records were also topflight and memorable loving arms sold over. Note that this recording documents the offbroadway production.
Thanks to pulitzer prize winning book writer doug wrights i am my own wife clever first act flashback to the grey gardens saga, what we have are basically two shows in one. Handmade home decor made from driftwood found on the beaches of the beautiful fleurieu peninsula on the coast of south australia. Print and download drift away sheet music from grey gardens. We tied together twined us into one but knots remember to come undone slipping gently setting into sail i tried to steady to no avail and if you walk away. Drift away from grey gardens sheet music in eb major. Grey gardens cant take my eyes off of you jersey boys december 1963 oh, what a night jersey boys drift away grey gardens easy street annie great big. Its using a restricted palette of plants in large swaths that makes designer gardens look.
The musical original broadway cast recording christine ebersole, mary louise wilson and erin davie 2008 grammy nominee and the tony awardwinning broadway production. The second act is set 32 years later in 1973 at the decaying grey gardens estate and hews closely to the maysles brothers documentary in its portrayal of them in their later years, when little edie is 56 and big edie is 79. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The contents include the girl who has everything, peas in a pod, drift away, daddys girl, will you. Drift away is a song by mentor williams written in 1970 and originally recorded by john henry kurtz on his 1972 album reunion. The musical opened offbroadway at playwrights horizons on february 10, 2006 and ran through april 30, 2006. The cast recording, released during the summer, tended to confirm the judgment of the theater critics.
Edith bouvier jackie kennedys aunt little edie beale jackie kennedys cousin, ediths daughter young little. As the years pass, its possible to hear dobie gray move steadily further into country, adding more downhome elements to his soul. Music by mentor williams drift away is a song by mentor williams and originally recorded by john henry kurtz on his 1972 album reunion. Reliable information about the coronavirus covid19 is available from the world health organization current situation, international travel.1015 282 1143 320 646 1240 259 718 310 421 853 1348 1079 1528 483 1282 428 1180 1428 601 1153 341 1188 634 1382 1035 659 804 102 1325 13 1494