Winner of the Tony Award for best musical in 1961, the original Broadway cast of Bye Bye Birdie included Chita Rivera and Dick Van Dyke.
There are 26 tracks on this album: Tracks 1-13 contain the background tracks and guide vocals; tracks 14-26 contain the background tracks alone. This album is a re-recording in the original show key and show tempo. The accompaniment tracks are recorded with live musicians. When played on a karaoke machine, lyrics will appear on-screen. In a conventional CD player no graphics will appear onscreen, but a booklet of the lyrics is enclosed in the CD jewel case.