Concept Album

EVITA: An opera based on the life story of Eva Peron 1919-1952
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Executive Producer David Land
Recorded at Olympic Studios, Barnes, London, England, April-September 1976
Recording produced by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice

Double LP: England (1975) MCX503; U.S. (1976) MCA 2-11003 (Libretto); Cassette; CD (first released only in Australia when Covington was announced for a stage revival in 1989) MCA 110032; CD (boxed set) MCAD2-11003 (Libretto)
Julie Covington


Eva Peron—Julie Covington
Juan Peron—Paul Jones
Che—C. T. [Colm] Wilkinson
Magaldi—Tony Christie
Mistress—Barbara Dickson
Dolan Getta & Sidekick—Mike Smith & Mike d’Abo
Eva Peron Fund Manager—Christopher Neil

Officers, Aristocrats and other miscellaneous parts sung by: Brian Byrne, Mike d’Abo, Nicky Hamilton, Jean Hawker, David Hemmings, Laura Manara, Christopher Neil, Mike Smith, David Hamilton Smith, Stephanie de Sykes, Tim Rice, Larry Walker, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Roy Wood, Terry Wood.
And The Superstar Choir under the direction of Anthony Bowles—Christopher Brooker, Brian Byrne, Jimmy Cassidy, Demetrius Christopholus, Derek Damon, Jeni Evans, Jean Gilbert, Nicky Hamilton, Lorenza Johnson, Brenda Lawrence, Anna Macleod, Nelson Perry, Myra Sands, Jeffrey Shankley, Alastair Smith, Jini Steele, Larry Walker, Terry Wood.
C. T. [Colm] Wilkinson

The London Boy Singers under the direction of Alan Doggett—Barry Abbotts, David Butler, Guy Clapperton, Roy Cullimore, Alex Fodor, Marc Harris, Edward Kingdon, Richard Knight, Richard Martin, Anthony McLoughlin, Kevin Menon, John Murray, Stuart Oliver, Andrew Painter, Andrew Prior, with Hoanna Cheales, Jeanne Hammann, Keeley Harris, Nathalie Lagesse, Joanna Morgan, Boonrad Ngam-Aksorn.
Choir under the direction of Geoffrey Mitchell—Brian Etheridge, Peter Hall, Rosemary Hardy, Stewart Haslett, Patricia Hooper, Joyce Jarvis, Peter Long, Geoffrey Mitchell, Lesley Reid, Penelope Walmsley-Clark

The Rock Musicians:

Simon Phillips, Barry Morgan, Peter van Hooke (drums, percussion), Mo Foster, Brian Odgers, Tony Stevens (bass), Joe Moretti, Ray Russell, Hank B. Marvin (solo on "Buenos Aires"), Neil Hubbard, Henry McCullooch (guitars), Ann Odell, Mike Moran, Andrew Lloyd Webber (keyboards), David Snell (harp), Chris Mercer (solo on "I’d Be Surprisingly Good For You") (tenor sax)

And The London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Anthony Bowles.

Paul Jones


A Cinema in Buenos Aires, 26 July 1952
Requiem For Evita/Oh What A Circus
On this Night Of A Thousand Stars/Eva And Magaldi/ Eva Beware Of the City
Buenos Aires
Goodnight and Thank You

The Lady’s Got Potential
Charity Concert/I’d Be Surprisingly Good For You
Another Suitcase In Another Hall
Dangerous Jade
A New Argentina

Andrew Lloyd Webber Tim Rice SIDE THREE
On The Balcony Of The Casa Rosada/Don’t Cry For Me Argentina
High Flying, Adored
Rainbow High
Rainbow Tour
The Actress Hasn’t Learned The Lines (You’d Like To Hear)
And The Money Keeps Rolling In (And Out)

Santa Evita
Waltz For Eva And Che
She Is A Diamond
Dice Are Rolling/Eva’s Sonnet
Eva’s Final Broadcast




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