No Strings (1962)

The Sweetest Sounds
Diahann Carroll, Richard Kiley
How Sad
Richard Kiley
Loads Of Love
Diahann Carroll
The Man Who Has Everything
Mitchell Gregg
Be My Host
Richard Kiley, Bernice Massi, Don Chastain, Alvin Epstein, Ann Hodges
La La La
Noelle Adam, Alvin Epstein
You Don't Tell Me
Diahann Carroll
Love Makes The World Go
Polly Rowles, Bernice Massi
Nobody Told Me
Richard Kiley, Diahann Carroll
Look No Further
Richard Kiley, Diahann Carroll
Diahann Carroll
An Orthodox Fool
Diahann Carroll
Eager Beaver
Bernice Massi, Don Chastain
No Strings
Richard Kiley, Diahann Carroll
Finale: The Sweetest Sounds (Reprise)
Richard Kiley, Diahann Carroll


Original Broadway Cast Recording.
Music and Lyrics: Richard Rodgers
Based on book by: Samuel Taylor
Musical director: Peter Matz
Orchestrations: Ralph Burns
Vocalists on each track as listed above.

Musical director/arranger was Peter Matz - it was Diahann herself that suggested they'd use him after having worked with him before.
The album was originally released March 26, 1962 on the Capitol label. It made its debut on the Billboard charts on April 21, 1962, reached #5 and remained on the charts for 274 weeks. It also won a Grammy Award.
More about this musical in the Stage section!


A CD was released 1993 on the Angel label, with extensive essay by David Foil. This edition was quite hard to come bye. A new CD edition was released in 2004 and is still available.