Music: Theater of the Ear

Just as on Broadway, My Fair Lady is a smash hit of the record industry. On the market for nine weeks, Columbia Records had shipped some 200,000 LP recordings of the show (list price: $4.98) by the end of last week, and orders were coming in at a joyous rate of some 10,000 a day—or at about the clip of a good-selling pop single. Equally gratifying to showfolk was the advance order for two versions, single LP and big (3 LP) album, of Broadway's latest hit musical. The Most Happy Fella, which, at more...

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