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Leonard Bernstein & Stephen Sondheim - West Side Story
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Based on 29 ratings
1961 Ratings: #25
Liked by 7 people
October 1961 / Release Date
Soundtrack / Format
Columbia / Label
Leonard Bernstein / Composer
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West Side Story is a great interpretation of Romeo & Juliet with a strong message of how immigrants are treated in this country (unfortunately even today). It’s got an intense head over heels love story with some great choreography. The music however is the shining gem that does not age for me, and even though I HATEE TONY AND HOW MUCH TIME HE HAS IN THIS VERSION, I find myself singing along….. This is a great soundtrack to have and will forever be iconic. (The remake is on the ... read more


A really solid soundtrack. This album captures the different emotions and feelings conveyed across the film. It is arranged beautifully, although some of the stylings of music may be a bit problematic these days. Nearly every single song on this album is known by many.

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Track List

  1. Prologue
  2. Jet Song
  3. Something's Coming
  4. Dance at the Gym
  5. Maria
  6. America
  7. Tonight
  8. Gee, Officer Krupke!
  9. I Feel Pretty
  10. One Hand, One Heart
  11. Quintet
  12. The Rumble
  13. Cool
  14. A Boy Like That - I Have a Love
  15. Somewhere (Finale)

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Added on: December 1, 2019