Rock-and-roll icon Conrad Birdie is about to go into the Army, and plans are being made to arrange his final going-away concert.
TV invites a new generation to fall in love with an old musical
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Did You Know?
The first adaptation to include the title song as part of the story (a group of teenage girls sing it near the beginning as a farewell to Conrad Birdie). The song is not part of the original Broadway score and was added for the 1963 film. In that version, Ann-Margret sang the song as a prelude and reprised it as the film ended. See more
Albert, Rose and Conrad are shown departing from New York's Pennsylvania Station, in the film a terminal with "head-end" outdoor platforms at the same level as the station lobby. In reality, trains ran through Penn Station with platforms on the lower level. See more
Version of Bye Bye Birdie
A Mother Doesn't Matter Anymore
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Lee Adams
Sung by Tyne Daly See more