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Likes of US, The Musical Lyrics

Likes of US, The description

The basis of the musical The Likes of Us is the book of the same name by Leslie Thomas. The latter is dedicated to the history of a real person Thomas John Barnardo. He was a philanthropist, who found a shelter to many homeless children in England. More than 60.000 teenagers were literally rescued and trained life in difficult financial conditions of those times. Lyrics belong to Tim Rice, music was performed by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Interestingly, the idea of a musical first appeared in 1965. It should be produced by the above-mentioned figures, but at that moment, the project has not received adequate funding.

The premiere of The Likes of Us took place in 1975 on Sydmonton Festival. The musical was quite warmly received by audiences & critics. The last noted the high realism of what was happening on stage. According to many artists, the creators managed to tell the quality story of Thomas John Barnardo. The musical has never lost its artistic value. There were several interpretations of this spectacular show, including the amateur version called Kidz R Us. But neither it nor many other performances were successful in the repeating of the achievements of the musical in 2005.
Release date: 2003
Last Update:April, 21st 2016

Likes of US, The Lyrics

  1. Act 1
  2. Overture Lyrics
  3. Twice in Love Every Day Lyrics
  4. I'm a Very Busy Man Lyrics
  5. Love is Here Lyrics
  6. Strange and Lovely Song Lyrics
  7. The Likes of Us Lyrics 
  8. How Am I to Know Lyrics 
  9. This is My Time Lyrics 
  10. We'll Get Him Lyrics
  11. Lion-Hearted Land Lyrics 
  12. We'll Get Him (Reprise) Lyrics 
  13. Love is Here (Reprise) Lyrics 
  14. A Man on His Own Lyrics 
  15. Act 2
  16. Entr'acte Lyrics 
  17. You Can Never Make it Alone Lyrics 
  18. Hold A March Lyrics 
  19. Will This Last Forever Lyrics 
  20. You Won't Care About Him Anymore Lyrics 
  21. Going Going Gone Lyrics 
  22. Man of the World Lyrics 
  23. Have another Cup of Tea Lyrics 
  24. A Strange and Lovely Song reprise Lyrics 
  25. The Likes of Us reprise Lyrics 

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