All This and Heaven Too is the third album by singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Andrew Gold. It was released in 1978 on Asylum Records. It includes the hit single "Thank You for Being a Friend" which peaked at #25 on the Billboard singles chart.
When lovely and virtuous governess Henriette Deluzy comes to educate the children of the debonair Duc de Praslin, a royal subject to King Louis-Philippe and the husband of the volatile and obsessive Duchesse de Praslin, she instantly incurs the wrath of her mistress, who is insanely jealous of anyone who comes near her estranged husband. Though she saves the duchess's little son from a near-death illness and warms herself to all the children, she is nevertheless dismissed by the vengeful duchess. Meanwhile, the attraction between the duke and Henriette continues to grow, eventually leading to tragedy.
All This and World War II is a 1976 musical documentary that juxtaposes Beatles songs, performed by a number of musicians, with World War II newsreel footage and 20th Century Fox films from the 1940s. It lasted two weeks in cinemas and was quickly sent into storage. The original intention of the filmmakers was to use actual Beatles music in the film. The decision to use other artists covering Beatles music was made by the film's producers after they realised additional money could be made through a soundtrack album. The decision was a sound one, as the soundtrack actually generated more revenue than the film. The album reached number 23 on the UK album charts, with a total of seven weeks on the chart…
In memoriam of Andrew Gold (died June 3rd, 2011).
2009 four disc (three CDs + PAL/Region 2 DVD) collection from the British Rock institution. The trio of CD's feature digitally remastered versions of all the hits plus key album tracks b-sides and classic and rare live performances (six of them previously unreleased). The DVD contains rare and previously unseen concert footage spanning over 30 years of Procol-mania!.