Sally Mayes with guest performances by Brent Barrett and Boyd Gaines. Musical Direction and arrangements by Dick Gallagher. This exciting album looks at the ‘various stages of love’ by using a mix of songs that were cut from Broadway musicals before they opened plus some brand new compositions in their first recording. Composers and lyricists include; Stephen Sondheim, John Kander, Fred Ebb, Cy Coleman, Jerry Herman, Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein 2nd, Jule Styne, David Shire, Richard Maltby Jnr., Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick, Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Harold Arlen, E.Y. Harburg, Leroy Anderson, Andrew Lippa, Carol Hall and Amanda McBroom.
“I loved hearing ‘Today I’m Gonna Think About me’ and think Sally did a terrific job with it.”
Jerry Herman, Composer/Lyricist
“Among our finest singing actresses, Mayes understands the importance of a lyric, turning her selections into more than just ‘songs’.”
Max Preeo, Show Music
"Fetching blonde Sally Mayes impresses with her versatility and flair on this splendid collection of 15 out-of-the-ordinary theatre songs.”
Jim Murphy, The Age