Make A Parade Of Every Moment - The Essential Carolee Carmello on Disc

By Ben Rimalower
22 Mar 2014

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Scandalous: The Life and Trials of Aimee Semple McPherson – Original Broadway Cast Recording

Last season's Scandalous: The Life and Trials of Aimee Semple McPherson with book and lyrics by Kathie Lee Gifford and music by David Pomeranz and David Friedman, may not have been a smash as a Broadway musical, but it is certainly a triumph as a recording of Carolee Carmello. Carmello received her third Tony nomination for Scandalous and it was a nod well deserved for her tour de force performance as early 20th-century superstar evangelist McPherson. Carmello brings down the house track after track with big gospel-style numbers clearly arranged to showcase her incomparable powerhouse vocals.

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