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THE LYRICS OF TIM RICE


Shortly after the release of the Chess double album, Yorkshire TV presented a lengthy retrospective of Rice's work with many of the original artists reprising their hits from record and stage. A shortened version was released much later as a pre-recorded video in both the UK (VVL #VVD 1100) and the US. The complete program included Rice's commentary on each show or song, but by far, the show most heavily represented was Chess, which had yet to be staged. Murray Head, Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson re-created their songs from the concept album, and Cantabile performed "The Embassy Lament" with help from Benny and Björn. The running order was:

HOST: Paul Gambaccini
Thatís My Story.............Tim Rice
The Likes Of Us.............Children
Any Dream Will Do.............Paul Jones
I Donít Know How to Love Him.............Marti Webb
Jesus Christ Superstar.............Murray Head
Tim Rice

O What a Circus.............David Essex
Another Suitcase.............Barbara Dickson
High Flying, Adored.............Colm Wilkinson
Donít Cry For Me Argentina.............Elaine Paige
A Winterís Tale.............David Essex
All Time High.............Marti Webb
Monkís Intro to Blondel.............Canatabile
Least of my Troubles.............Paul Nicholas
Embassy Lament.............Cantabile
One Night in Bangkok.............Murray Head
Heaven Help My Heart.............Elaine Paige
I Know Him So Well.............Elaine Paige/Barbara Dickson
Thatís My Story.............Hank B. Marvin/Tim Rice





Murray Head Elaine Paige
Murray Head Elaine Paige and Barbara Dickson