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Originals - Musical Comedy 1909 - 1935

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First Time on CD! The early history of Broadway performance from stars Al Jolson, Fanny Brice, Beatrice Lillie, Eddie Cantor, and more (including Cole Porter singing "You're the Top") is preserved on this exclusive CD reissue.

Originals – Musical Comedy 1909-1935 is the perfect introduction to a lost world: the Broadway musical just as it was changing from a vaudeville-style entertainment to an art form. This unique collection from 1968 includes legendary names and recordings from the era: Blanche Ring’s “Rings on My Fingers,” Cole Porter himself singing “You’re the Top” and Fanny Brice in “Second Hand Rose,” along with Helen Morgan, Libby Holman, Eddie Cantor, Al Jolson, Beatrice Lillie and the comedy team of Read more


Works on This Recording

1. The Midnight Sons: I've Got Rings on My Fingers by Maurice Scott

Performer: Blanche Ring (Voice)
Written: USA
Date of Recording: 06/24/1909
Notes: Composed by Maurice Scott, R.P. Weston and F.J. Barnes. 1909

2. Little Miss Fix-It: Turn Off Your Light, Mr. Moon-Man by Nora Bayes

Performer: Jack Norworth (Voice), Nora Bayes (Voice)
Written: USA
Date of Recording: 04/24/1911
Notes: Composed by Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth. 1911

3. Vera Violetta: That Haunting Melody by George M. Cohan

Performer: Al Jolson (Voice)
Written: USA
Date of Recording: 12/22/1911


4. The Slim Princess: Fo' de Lawd's Sake, Play a Waltz by Elsie Janis

Performer: Elsie Janis (Voice)
Written: USA
Date of Recording: 10/22/1912


5. Irene: Alice Blue Gown by Harry Tierney

Performer: Edith Day (Soprano), Howard Rattay (Violin)
Conductor: Rosario Bourdon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Written: 1919, revival 1973; USA
Date of Recording: 02/02/1920
Notes: Composed by Harry Tierney and Joseph McCarthy. 1919

6. Ziegfeld Follies of 1921: Second Hand Rose by James Hanley

Performer: Fanny Brice (Voice)
Conductor: Rosario Bourdon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Written: USA
Date of Recording: 11/08/1921
Notes: Composed by James Hanley and Grant Clarke. 1921

7. Ziegfeld Follies of 1922: Mr. Gallagher and Mr. Shean by Ed Gallagher

Performer: Ed Gallagher (Voice), Al Shean (Voice)
Written: USA
Date of Recording: 08/18/1922
Notes: Composed by Ed Gallagher and Al Shean. 1922

8. Chocolate Dandies: Manda by Eubie Blake

Performer: Noble Sissle (Voice), Eubie Blake (Piano)
Written: USA
Date of Recording: 10/22/1924


9. Oh, Please!: Like He Loves Me by Vincent Youmans

Performer: Beatrice Lillie (Voice), Vincent Youmans (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble: Chorus
Written: USA
Date of Recording: 11/27/1926


10. Rio Rita: Rio Rita and the Rangers' Song by Harry Tierney

Performer: J. Harold Murray (Voice)
Conductor: Rosario Bourdon
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra, Chorus
Written: USA
Date of Recording: 02/21/1927


11. Hit the Deck: Sometimes I'm Happy by Vincent Youmans

Performer: Louise Groody (Voice), Charles King (Voice), Frank Banta (Piano)
Written: USA
Date of Recording: 04/12/1927
Notes: Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and Irving Caesar. 1927

12. Whoopee: Hungry Women by Milton Ager

Performer: Eddie Cantor (Voice)
Conductor: Nathaniel Shilkret
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Written: USA
Date of Recording: 12/18/1928
Notes: QAdditional music composed by Walter Donaldson and Gus Kahn. Lyrics by Jack Yellen.1928

13. Sweet Adeline: Why Was I Born? by Jerome Kern

Performer: Helen Morgan (Voice)
Conductor: Leonard Joy
Orchestra/Ensemble: Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: USA
Date of Recording: 10/16/1929
Notes: Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. 1929

14. Anything Goes: You're the Top by Cole Porter

Performer: Cole Porter (Voice), Cole Porter (Piano)
Period: 20th Century
Written: USA
Date of Recording: 10/26/1934


15. Revenge With Music: You and the night and the music by Arthur Schwartz

Performer: Libby Holman (Voice)
Conductor: Richard Himber
Orchestra/Ensemble: Ritz-Carlton Orchestra
Period: 20th Century
Written: 1934; USA
Date of Recording: 12/19/1934


16. At Home Abroad: What a Wonderful World by Arthur Schwartz

Performer: Eleanor Powell (Voice)
Conductor: Tommy Dorsey
Orchestra/Ensemble: Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
Written: USA
Date of Recording: 10/14/1935
Notes: Lyrics by Howard Dietz. 1935



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