Making Tracks (1981)

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World Premiere: 16 December 1981
Venue: Stephen Joseph Theatre In The Round, Scarborough
London Premiere: 14 March 1983
Venue: Greenwich Theatre, London

Play Number: 28
Published: No
Other Media: Original cast recording

Short Synopsis: A musical written with composer Paul Todd. An in-debt impresario hatches a plan to deceive his debtors by staking everything on a hit single by a talentless singer, unknowingly dubbed by another woman.

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Stan: If we can get enough tracks down before the main vocal, backing tracks, counter melodies, wah-wah choruses, echo, phrase distortion, you name it, maybe we won’t hear her at all. Be like whatsisname. That Tamla man. Phil.
Rog: Phil Spector.
Stan: He used to do that. Never could hear a word on any of his records. He sold millions.