ZOOM seasons 1-3 (1972-1974) casts: The Cat Came Back and various folk songs

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See also (on Songbook):

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ZOOM, original cast — from season 1 (1972) of the educational TV show ZOOM, produced by WGBH-TV in Boston and aired on PBS; possibly from the 9 January 1972 series premiere

original season 1 (1972) cast members: Nina Lillie, Kenny Marshall Pires, Jon Reuning, Tracy Tannebring Schulman, Joe Shrand, Nancy Tates, Tommy White

season 1 numbers:

  • The Cat Came Back – 2 versions
  • Rise and Shine (Give God Your Glory)

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The Cat Came Back (Harry S. Miller) — published in 1893

links:

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(below) alternate version, evidently from a later season 1 (1972) episode, featuring “other ways of getting rid of the invincible cat” that had been sent in by Zoom viewers who had seen the above version

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Rise and Shine (Give God Your Glory)

links:

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season 2 (1972-1973), cast 2 of 3: Ann Messer, David Alberico, Jay Schertzer, Maura Mullaney, Bernadette Yao, Leon Mobley, Luiz Gonzales

Froggie Went a-Courtin’Frog Went a Courtin', illus_036

“Frog Went a-Courtin'” links:

(incomplete)

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season 3 (1973-1974), cast 1 of 2: Danny McGrath, Edith Mooers, Lori Boskin, Neal Johnson, Donna Moore, Mike Dean, Timmy Pruce

season 3, cast 1 of 2 numbers:

  • Buffalo Gals
  • John Henry

Buffalo Gals

links:

(incomplete)

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John Henry

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ZOOM links: Wikipedia, Zoom Wiki, Zoomers Wiki

series music department:

1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. musicdoc1
    Sep 24, 2020 @ 16:58:38

    the traditional song from which the popular version was evidently derived

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