|Statement||music by Cy Coleman ; lyrics by Michael Stewart|
|Contributions||Stewart, Michael, 1929-1987, Tatum, Marianne, performer, Dale, Jim, performer, Howard, Peter, 1927-2008, conductor|
|LC Classifications||CBS Masterworks JS 36576|
|The Physical Object|
|Format||[sound recording] :|
|Pagination||1 sound disc|
|LC Control Number||82760720|
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