West Side Story: The Recording
1. Here's a wonderful article by NPR about the original cast recording of the soundtrack of West Side Story. Click the image below to go to the article.
Carol Lawrence (right) sings "I Feel Pretty," along with (left to right) Elizabeth Taylor, Carmen Gutierrez and Marilyn Cooper, in the 1957 original Broadway cast recording of West Side Story. Sony Music Photo Archives/Sony Music Photo Archives
2. Here's a video of one of the recording sessions, with Spanish tenor Jose Carreras as Tony.