On the Street Where You Live


On the Street Where You Live (m. Frederick Leowe, w. Alan Jay Lerner) was introduced in the 1956 Broadway musical My Fair Lady where it was sung by John Michael King, portraying the character Freddy Eynsford-Hill

John Michael King – from My Fair Lady (1956). original Broadway cast recording


Vic Damone with Percy Faith and His Orchestra – 1956, #4 hit on the Billboard singles chart


Shelly Manne & His Friends – from the 1956 album My Fair Lady


Jonah Jones — from the 1957 LP Jonah Jones: Muted Jazz


George Shearing – from The Shearing Piano, 1957, an album of solo piano pieces

According to a comment on the second video, Shearing references a theme by Francis Poulenc, “Trois Mouvements Perpétuels,” in the intro and in the conclusion.



Chet Baker – album: Chet Baker Plays the Best of Lerner & Loewe, 1959


Nat King Cole – recorded on 11 September 1963 for his album Sings My Fair Lady, released in 1964


From the film version of My Fair Lady (1964) — performed by Jeremy Brett, dubbed by Bill Shirley


David Matthews and Friends

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A group of musicians associated with the Manhattan Jazz Orchestra, with special guest Jazz legend Hank Jones: piano; featuring Jim Pugh: trombone, Ryan Kisor: trumpet, Andy Snitzer: tenor sax, Terry Silverlight: drums and Chip Jackson: bass


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