That’s Entertainment: A Celebration of the MGM Film Musical

Out now in luxury, standard and digital versions.

The deluxe, hardcover book edition features a CD and DVD with music videos from the sessions, a making of featurette, an interview with Wilson on the recreation of the scores and five Sing-a-long tracks, so that fans can be part of The John Wilson Orchestra experience in the comfort of their own homes.

Tracklisting and credits:

  1. MGM Jubilee Overture 7.43

    Includes: Singin’ in the Rain (Brown/Freed); I’ve Got You Under My Skin (Porter); Broadway Melody (Brown/Freed); The Last Time I Saw Paris (Kern); Temptation (Brown/Freed); Be My Love (Brodsky); The Trolley Song (Martine/Blane); On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe (Warren/Mercer); The Donkey Serenade (Friml/Stothart); Over the Rainbow (Arlen/Harburg)

    Arranged by Johnny Green; reconstructed by Andrew Cottee

  2. The Trolley Song (from Meet Me in St Louis) 3.50

    Words & music by Ralph Blane & Hugh Martin
    Arranged by Conrad Salinger · Reconstructed by John Wilson
    Kim Criswell & Chorus

  3. 3 Steppin’ Out With My Baby (Easter Parade) 6.16

    Irving Berlin · Arranged by Nathan Van Cleave · Reconstructed by John Wilson
    Curtis Stigers & Chorus

  4. The Heather on the Hill (Brigadoon) 7.01

    Music by Frederick Loewe · Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner
    Arranged by Conrad Salinger · Reconstructed by John Wilson
    Matthew Ford

  5. Barn Dance (Seven Brides for Seven Brothers) 5.44

    Gene De Paul · Arranged by Saul Chaplin & Adolph Deutsch · Reconstructed by John Wilson

  6. You’re Sensational (High Society) 3.06

    Words & Music by Cole Porter · Arranged by Nelson Riddle · Reconstructed by John Wilson
    Seth MacFarlane

  7. I Got Rhythm (Girl Crazy) 5.32

    Music by George Gershwin · Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
    Arranged by Sy Oliver & Axel Stordahl · Reconstructed by Andrew Cottee
    Kim Criswell & Chorus

  8. Singin’ in the Rain (Singin’ in the Rain) 3.57

    Music by Nacio Herb Brown · Lyrics by Arthur Freed · Arranged by Conrad Salinger
    Reconstructed by John Wilson
    Seth MacFarlane

  9. An American in Paris – Main Title 2.56

    George Gershwin · Arranged by Conrad Salinger & Johnny Green · Reconstructed by John Wilson

  10. Love is Here to Stay (An American in Paris) 4.02

    Music by George Gershwin · Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
    Arranged by Conrad Salinger · Reconstructed by John Wilson
    Curtis Stigers

  11. Well, did you evah? (High Society) 3.32

    Words & music by Cole Porter · Arranged by Nelson Riddle · Reconstructed by John Wilson
    Seth MacFarlane & Curtis Stigers

  12. The New Moon (Sequence): One Kiss / Lover Come Back to Me (Deep in My Heart) 6.41

    Music by Sigmund Romberg · Words by Oscar Hammerstein II
    Arranged by Hugo Friedhofer · Reconstructed by John Wilson
    Matthew Ford & Sarah Fox

  13. Broadway Melody Ballet (Singin’ in the Rain) 13.16

    Music by Nacio Herb Brown & Lennie Hayron · Lyrica by Arthur Freed
    Arranged by Lennie Hayton & Conrad Salinger · Reconstructed by John Wilson
    Matthew Ford & Chorus

  14. That’s Entertainment (The Band Wagon) 3.43

    Music by Arthur Schwartz · Lyrics by Howard Dietz
    Arranged by Conrad Salinger · Reconstructed by John Wilson
    Kim Criswell, Matthew Ford, Sarah Fox, Curtis Stigers & Chorus

DVD Bonus Content:

  • The Making of ‘That’s Entertainment’
  • Interview with John Wilson
  • Music Clips
  • Singalong with the John Wilson Orchestra

Cast & credits:

First Violins: Andrew Haveron leader, Adi Brett, Ruth Rogers, Warren Zielinski, Yuri Torchinski, Paul Barritt, Cerys Jones, Zoe Byers, Anna Harpham, Joanne Quigley | Second Violins: Mia Cooper, Amyn Merchant, Hannah Dawson, Ciaran McCabe, Steve Wilkie, Michael Seal, Francesca Barritt, Jenny King | Violas: Vicci Wardman, James Boyd, Matthew Quenby, Joel Hunter, Andriy Viytovych, James Slater, Carol Ella, Judith Busbridge | Cellos: David Cohen, Jonathan Aasgaard, Adrian Bradbury, Ben Chappell, Caroline Dearnly, James Barralet, Jonathan Tunnell | Basses: Dominic Seldis, Tim Gibbs, Graham Mitchell, Dominic Worsley, Tony Allcock | Flutes: Cormac Henry, Sharon Williams, Tony Robb | Oboe/Cor: Anglais John Anderson | Clarinets: Chris Richards, James Burke, Tim Orpen, Jonathan Parkin | Bass Clarinets: Paul Richards, Tom Watmough | Bassoons: Daniel Jemison, Joost Bosdijk, Helen Simons | Contrabassoon: Gordon Laing | Alto Saxophones: Howard McGill, Colin Skinner | Tenor Saxophones: Luke Annesley, Mark Crooks | Baritone Saxophone: Jay Craig | Horns: Richard Watkins, Tim Ball, Steven Bell, Pip Eastop | Trumpets: Mike Lovatt, Patrick White, James Lynch, Andrew Gathercole | Trombones: Gordon Campbell, Mark Nightingale, Liam Kirkman, Andy Wood | Tuba: Owen Slade | Timpani: Jeremy Cornes | Percussion: Sam Walton, Adrian Spillett, Alexander Neal, David Jackson, Stephen Henderson | Drums: Matthew Skelton | Accordion: Ian Watson | Banjo: Adam Goldsmith | Harp: Hugh Webb | Piano/Celesta: Ian Buckle, Matthew Regan | Guitar: Colin Oxley | Rhythm Bass: Jeremy Brown

Recorded: IV & V.2011, Abbey Road Studio No.2, London & Mix One Studios, Boston | Producer & music director: John Wilson | Producer: Andrew Cornall | Recording & post-production: Jonathan Allen | Assistant engineers: Gordon Davidson & Kris Burton | Executive producer: Tom Croxon | Senior production manager: Kerry Hill | Creative and product manager: Liz Chew