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All the King's Men: A Musical Fairy Tale [sound recording]

Original musical given on the occasion of Ray Owen's retirement from the chairmanship of the Biology Division and the beginning of Robert Sinsheimer's tenure in that position. Cast includes Max Delbruck, Seymour Benzer, and others. Further information and photos on the original handmade record jacket. Includes song sung by Delbruck called "I was born a hundred years ago" (tune: "If you're happy and you know it"). Other songs include: "Little white house" (tune: "Little Brown Jug"); "Gone are my nerves" (tune "Old Black Joe"); "Alas, my king" (tune" Greensleeves"); "Go tell it to the papers" (tune: "Go Tell it on the Mountain"); "Good King Heimer" (Tune: "Good King Wenceslaus"); and "It's not my problem now" (tune: "Battle Hymn of the Republic").

Reverse side is talk by Delbruck titled "The Equation of Time" concerning the sundial given to Ray Owen by the biology faculty on the same occasion. Also includes remarks by Ray Owen. See also: Historical Files A3.9.

Caltech musical


ID: 2006-00013

Creation Apr. 6, 1968

MEDIUM: sound disc; FORMAT: 33 1/3 RPM; LENGTH: 25'45" (musical); 21'25" (lecture); QUANTITY: 1

Topics: Musical theatre, Biology

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