Albums

Originals: Musical Comedy 1909–1935

Listen

  • 1.
    I’ve Got Rings on My Fingers (from The Midnight Sons, 1909 – Blanche Ring)
  • 2.
    Turn Off Your Light, Mister Moon-Man (from Little Miss Fix-It, 1911 – Nora Bayes, Jack Norworth)
  • 3.
    That Haunting Melody (from Vera Violetta, 1911 – Al Jolson)
  • 4.
    Fo’ de Lawd’s Sake, Play a Waltz (from The Slim Princess, 1911 – Elsie Janis)
  • 5.
    Alice Blue Gown (from Irene, 1919 – Edith Day)
  • 6.
    Second Hand Rose (from Ziegfeld Follies of 1921 – Fanny Brice)
  • 7.
    Mr. Gallagher and Mr. Shean (from Ziegfeld Follies of 1922 – Ed Gallagher, Al Shean)
  • 8.
    Manda (from Chocolate Dandies, 1924 – Noble Sissle, vocal; Eubie Blake, piano)
  • 9.
    Like He Loves Me (from Oh, Please!, 1926 – Beatrice Lillie, vocal; Vincent Youmans, piano; chorus)
  • 10.
    Rio Rita and the Rangers’ Song (from Rio Rita, 1927 – J. Harold Murray, chorus)
  • 11.
    Sometimes I’m Happy (from Hit the Deck, 1927 – Louise Groody and Charles King, vocal; Frank Banta, piano)
  • 12.
    Hungry Women (from Whoopee, 1928 – Eddie Cantor)
  • 13.
    Why Was I Born? (from Sweet Adeline, 1929 – Helen Morgan)
  • 14.
    You’re the Top (from Anything Goes, 1934 – Cole Porter, vocal and piano)
  • 15.
    You and the Night and the Music (from Revenge with Music, 1934 – Libby Holman)
  • 16.
    What a Wonderful World (from At Home Abroad, 1935 – Eleanor Powell, vocal; Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra)