My Favorite Things

My Favorite Things (m. Richard Rodgers, w. Oscar Hammerstein II) was introduced by Mary Martin and Patricia Neway in the original Broadway production of The Sound of Music, 1959.

The Hi-Lo’s – from their 1960 album Broadway Playbill

Presently unavailable


Julie Andrews and chorus — on the Garry Moore Show, 1961


Grant Green Quartet – Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 31 January 1962, originally released on Green’s album Oleo, 1962. The track is included on disc 2 of the 1997 Grant Green compilation The Complete Quartets with Sonny Clark.

  • Sonny Clark (p)
  • Grant Green(g)
  • Sam Jones (b)
  • Louis Hayes (d)

Jack Jones – from The Jack Jones Christmas Album, 1964


Betty Carter — recorded at Sound Makers, New York City, April 1964 ; originally released on her 1964 album Inside Betty Carter — Betty Carter (vo), Harold Mabern (pf), Bob Cranshaw (b), Roy McCurdy (ds), Kenny Burrell (g)


Julie Andrews — in the film adaptation, The Sound of Music (1965)


Julie Andrews — from the soundtrack album (I think) of the 1965 film adaptation of The Sound of Music


We Five – from the album You Were On My Mind, 1965


Barbra StreisandA Christmas Album, 1967


Tony Bennett – from Snowfall: The Tony Bennett Christmas Album, 1968

Video provider says,

October 1, 1968: Anthony Benedetto steps into CBS 30th Street Studio in New York to lay down six tracks for ‘Snowfall,’ his upcoming Christmas album (four songs having already been recorded in London during summer ’67). Each song is arranged and conducted by Robert Farnon, including this smashing big band arrangement of the ‘Sound of Music’ standard which would become the album’s kickoff track.


The New Swing Sextet — from their 1969 LP Swingin’ Along


budding stars:

Lola, piano recital (HD)


Sophie McMahon


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