Record Label: MCA Records Catalog#: CMCAD2 11649 Country Of Release: USA Year Of Release: 1997 Get ready to click your heels-the smash-hit 1978 soundtrack to The Wiz is finally on CD! Quincy Jones, along with Ashford & Simpson, adapted the Tony Award-winning score for the film, and the list of performers is amazing: Diana Ross, a 19-year-old Michael Jackson, Lena Horne, Richard Pryor, Nipsey Russell and more. Includes Ease On Down the Road; You Can't Win; Is This What Feeling Gets? (Dorothy's Theme) , and all the rest of the numbers, plus a 24-page booklet with lyrics and original artwork and liner notes.
I ordered this CD, the 30th Anniversary DVD, the original Broadway soundtrack along with the MGM DVD (reviewed) and Tin Man DVD earlier this year. This CD pack of course has the songs from the movie, only here some of them have a bit more time and more space to play out, most notably the Overture pt 1. It also has another song not in the movie, and a few little changes: Instead of the music where Dorothy and Toto (who didn't accompa..