The Best-Selling Albums Of The 1960s And ’70s

Sara | September 23, 2020 6:11 pm

1961 – Camelot (Original Broadway Cast)

Man as King Arthur
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Camelot is an Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe musical based on the European legend of King Arthur and adapted from T.H. White’s 1958 novel The Once and Future King.

Camelot opened on Broadway at the Majestic Theater on December 3, 1960, and eventually closed three years later on January 5. The production received four Tony Awards and the original cast album was the United States’ top-selling mono LP for a whole two weeks.