Jule Styne, part 2: selected songs from Broadway musicals, 1947-64

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Jule Styne Biographies:

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See also

Jule Styne, part 1: selected standards written with lyricist Sammy Cahn, 1942-1954 + gallery

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Part 2Selected songs from Broadway musicals, 1947-64

High Button Shoes (Broadway run: 10/09/1947 – 07/02/1949) music by Phil Lang; lyrics by Jule Styne and Sammy Cahn

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Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, (Dec 8, 1949 – Sep 15, 1951)

Marilyn Monroe

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Hazel-Flagg-1953-Broadway

Hazel Flagg, (2/11/1953 – 9/19/1953)

  • Every Street’s a Boulevard in Old New York (m. Jule Styne, w. Bob Hilliard)
  • How Do You Speak To An Angel (m. Jule Styne, w. Bob Hilliard)

Every Street’s a Boulevard in Old New York

Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis — from The Colgate Comedy Hour, episode 34 of the 4th season, aired 30 May 1954

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Michael Feinstein

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How Do You Speak to an Angel

Dean Martin – in the film Living It Up (1954) — the screenplay was based on Hazel Flagg, with the title character re-written as a male (Homer Flagg) played by Jerry Lewis

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Bells Are Ringing (11/29/1956 – 03/07/1959)
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green

Just in Time

Blossom Dearie – from her 1959 album Sings Comden and Green

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Judy Garland

Episode #22 of The Judy Garland Show, taped 14 February 1964, aired 23 February 1964

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The Party’s Over

Nat King Cole, recorded 31 July 1957 with orchestra directed by Billy May

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Blossom Dearie – from Sings Comden and Green, 1959

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Gypsy: A Musical Fable, Broadway Theatre, (5/21/1959 – 7/9/1960)
Imperial Theatre, (8/15/1960 – 3/25/1961) lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Everything’s Coming Up Roses

Ethel Merman

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Do Re Mi (12/26/1960 – 01/13/1962)
music by Jule Styne; lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green

  • Make Someone Happy

June Christy and Bob Cooper, from their 1961 album Do-Re-Mi

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Funny Girl, (Mar 26, 1964 – Jul 1, 1967)music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Bob Merril

People

Barbra Streisand

Original Broadway Cast Recording, 1964

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Don’t Rain On My Parade

Barbra Streisand

Original Broadway Cast Recording, 1964

2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. RICHARD KLEIN
    Dec 14, 2014 @ 07:58:27

    what show is “got my suit pressed, — all I need now is the girl ” ?

    Liked by 1 person

    Reply

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