In the 18th Show Tune Showdown, South Pacific won the most showdowns - and the following songs will be moving on to Round 2:
South Pacific's "A Cockeyed Optimist", "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair", "A Wonderful Guy", "You've Got to Be Carefully Taught", "This Nearly Was Mine" and "Some Enchanted Evening"
Guys and Dolls' "Luck Be a Lady", "I've Never Been in Love Before" and "Adelaide's Lament"
Gentlemen Prefer Blondes's "A Little Girl from Little Rock" and "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend"
Call Me Madam's "The Hostess With the Mostes' on the Ball" and "It's a Lovely Day Today"
PLEASE NOTE: The next Show Tune Showdown will be on Friday, July 27.
Now on to our 19th Show Tune Showdown, which takes us back to the Broadway season of 1964-65 when the following eight musicals opened (or closed in Detroit):
Fade Out - Fade In
May 26, 1964 - April 17, 1965 (271 performances)
Fiddler on the Roof
September 22, 1964 - July 2, 1972 (3,242 performances)
Revival: December 28, 1976 - May 21, 1977 (167 performances)
Revival: July 9, 1981 - August 23, 1981 (53 performances)
Revival: November 18, 1990 - June 16, 1991 (241 performances)
Revival: February 26, 2004 - January 8, 2006 (781 performances)
October 20, 1964 - March 5, 1966 (568 performances)
I Had a Ball
December 15, 1964 - June 12, 1965 (199 performances)
Pleasures and Palaces
March 11, 1965 - April 10, 1965 (closed in Detroit)
Do I Hear a Waltz?
March 18, 1965 - September 25, 1965 (220 performances)
Flora, the Red Menace
May 4, 1965 - July 24, 1965 (87 performances)
The Roar of the Greasepaint - The Smell of the Crowd
May 16, 1965 - December 4, 1965 (231 performances)
Now here are the competing show tunes - and if you're wondering how to judge each showdown, just ask yourself, "Which song do I enjoy listening to more?"
Flora, the Red Menace's "A Quiet Thing" (Liza Minnelli performs on the original Broadway cast recording)
"Do I Hear a Waltz?" (Helen Sjöholm performs during a 2010 Sondheim concert with the Swedish Royal Symphony Orchestra)
Flora, the Red Menace's "Sing Happy" (Liza Minnelli performs on the original Broadway cast recording)
The Roar of the Greasepaint's "Feeling Good" (Michael Bublé performs - he recorded it for his 2005 album, It's Time)
The Roar of the Greasepaint's "Who Can I Turn To?" (Dusty Springfield performs on her 1965 album, Ev'rything's Coming Up Dusty)
Fiddler on the Roof's "Matchmaker, Matchmaker" (Laura Michelle Kelly, Sally Murphy and Tricia Paoluccio perform on the 2004 revival cast recording)
Golden Boy's "This Is the Life" (Matt Monro performs on his 1966 album, This Is The Life!)
Fiddler on the Roof's "If I Were a Rich Man" (Zero Mostel performs on the 25th Annual Tony Awards on March 28, 1971)
"I Had a Ball" (Karen Morrow performs on the original Broadway cast recording)
Fade Out - Fade In's "Call Me Savage" (Carol Burnett and Dick Patterson perform on the original Broadway cast recording)
"Pleasures and Palaces" (Lena Horne performs on her 1965 album, Feelin' Good)
Fade Out - Fade In's "Go Home Train" (Carol Burnett performs on the original Broadway cast recording)
Golden Boy's "Night Song" (Sammy Davis, Jr. performs on the original Broadway cast recording)
Fiddler on the Roof's "Sunrise, Sunset" (Louis Armstrong performs)
Golden Boy's "Don't Forget 127th Street" (Johnny Brown and Sammy Davis, Jr. perform on the original Broadway cast recording)
Fiddler on the Roof's "Tradition" (Zero Mostel and the cast perform on the original Broadway cast recording)
The Roar of the Greasepaint's "A Wonderful Day Like Today" (Andy Williams performs on The Andy Williams Show in 1965)
Do I Hear a Waltz's "Someone Woke Up" (Betsy Wolfe performs at If It Only Even Runs a Minute Volume 9 on March 26, 2012, at NYC's Joe's Pub)
Golden Boy's "Stick Around" (Sammy Davis, Jr. performs with Charles Strouse on the piano)
The Roar of the Greasepaint's "Nothing Can Stop Me Now!" (Anthony Warlow performs on his 1992 album, On the Boards)