Songs from musicals

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  1. Alabama Song

    Alabama Song (1980)


    The "Alabama Song" (also known as "Whisky Bar," "Moon over Alabama," or "Moon of Alabama") was originally published as a poem in Bertolt Brecht's Hauspostille (1927). It was set to music by Kurt Weill for the 1927 "Songspiel" Mahagonny and used again in Weill's and Brecht's 1930 opera Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny.) In the latter, it is performed by the character Jenny and her fellow prostitutes in the first act. The song was first performed and recorded by the Viennese actress and dancer Lotte Lenya (Weill's wife). She first publicly sang the song as the character Jessie in the 1927 Baden-Baden Festival performance of Mahagonny Songspiel. Lenya first recorded the song in 1930 for the Ultraphon record label. This recording was released to coincide with the Leipzig premiere of Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny despite the fact that Lenya was not a member of the cast. Lenya continued to perform and record the song throughout her life. Later Lenya recordings include one made for the 1955 album, "Lotte Lenya singt Kurt Weill" (released in the United States as "Berlin Theater Songs").

  2. All That Jazz

    All That Jazz (2002)


    "All That Jazz" is a song from the 1975 musical Chicago. It has lyrics by Fred Ebb and music by John Kander, and is the opening song of the musical. The title of the 1979 film, starring Roy Scheider as a character strongly resembling choreographer/stage and film director Bob Fosse, is derived from the song.

  3. Animal Crackers In My Soup

    Animal Crackers In My Soup


    "Animal Crackers in My Soup" was a song introduced by Shirley Temple in the 1935 film "Curly Top". The lyrics were written by Irving Caesar and Ted Koehler and the music by Ray Henderson, sheet music published by Sam Fox Publishing Company.

  4. Another Suitcase in Another Hall

    Another Suitcase in Another Hall (1992)


    "Another Suitcase in Another Hall" is a song from the musical Evita with lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. The song was first a hit in the UK for Barbara Dickson in 1977. The B-side was the "Requiem for Evita", which had a slightly strange ending as it did not have "Oh What a Circus" to segue into.

  5. Anything But Lonely

    Anything But Lonely (1989)


    "Anything But Lonely" is a 1989 single by Sarah Brightman. The song is from the musical Aspects of Love. The music was written by Andrew Lloyd Webber and the lyrics are credited to Don Black and Charles Hart. The single peaked at #79 in the UK charts.

  6. Applause



    "Applause" is the title song from the 1970 Broadway musical Applause, with music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Lee Adams, originally performed by Bonnie Franklin, who originated the role of Bonnie in the musical, and recorded as a single with orchestra and chorus conducted by Donald Pippin. The single was released with a B-side featuring the star of the production, Lauren Bacall, making her musical theatre debut, performing "Something Greater" together with Len Cariou. The single's popularity led to Franklin's being invited to perform it on the 24th Tony Awards broadcast on television, where the show gained Best Musical, Bacall Best Leading Actress in a Musical, but Bonnie Franklin missed out on the best supporting actress to Melba Moore.

  7. Asparagus



    "Gus: The Theatre Cat" is a poem by T. S. Eliot included in Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats. Known as "The Theatre Cat" due to his career as an actor, Gus is an old and frail, yet revered, cat, who "suffers from palsy, which makes his paws shake." His coat is described as "shabby" and he is "no longer a terror to mice or to rats".

  8. Bachelor Boy

    Bachelor Boy (1965)


    "Bachelor Boy" (written by Bruce Welch and Cliff Richard) was a double 'A' side with "The Next Time" the first of three number one hit singles from the Cliff Richard musical, Summer Holiday. It was followed at number one by The Shadows "Dance On!". The single spent three weeks at No. 1 in the UK Singles Chart in January 1963.

  9. Belle

    Belle (2001)


    "Belle" is a 1997 song performed by the Francophone singers Patrick Fiori, Daniel Lavoie and Garou, from the musical Notre Dame de Paris. Released as a single in 1998, it was a hit in France and Belgium, topping the charts for many months. To date, the song is one of the best-selling singles of all time in these countries.

  10. Blue Room

    Blue Room (1948)


    "Blue Room" is a show tune from the 1926 Rodgers and Hart musical The Girl Friend, where it was introduced by Eva Puck and Sammy White.

  11. Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?

    Brother, Can You Spare a Dime? (1966)


    "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?", also sung as "Buddy, Can You Spare a Dime?", is one of the best-known American songs of the Great Depression. Written in 1930 by lyricist E. Y. "Yip" Harburg and composer Jay Gorney, "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" was part of the 1932 musical Americana; the melody is based on a Russian-Jewish lullaby Gorney's mother had sung to him as a child. It was considered by Republicans to be anti-capitalist propaganda, and almost dropped from the show; attempts were made to ban it from the radio. The song became best known, however, through recordings by Bing Crosby, Al Jolson and Rudy Vallee. They were released right before Franklin Delano Roosevelt's election to the presidency and both became number one hits on the charts. The Brunswick Crosby recording became the best-selling record of its period, and came to be viewed as an anthem of the shattered dreams of the era.

  12. C'est Magnifique

    C'est Magnifique (1972)


    "C'est Magnifique" ("It's Magnificent") is a 1953 popular song written by Cole Porter for his 1953 musical Can-Can, where it was introduced by Lilo and Peter Cookson The song become a standard, despite weak performance in the 1953 charts.

  13. Cell Block Tango

    Cell Block Tango


    "Cell Block Tango" is a song from the 1975 musical Chicago, with music composed by John Kander and lyrics written by Fred Ebb. It features the female criminals singing about how they ended up on jail. The song was originally performed by Gwen Verdon.

  14. Darn That Dream

    Darn That Dream (1978)


    "Darn That Dream" is a popular song with music by Jimmy Van Heusen and lyrics by Eddie DeLange, published in 1939.

  15. Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend

    Diamonds Are A Girl's Best Friend (1962)


    "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend" is a song introduced by Carol Channing in the original Broadway production of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (1949), which was written by Jule Styne and Leo Robin. It was based on a novel by Anita Loos.

  16. Easy To Be Hard

    Easy To Be Hard (1969)


    "Easy to Be Hard" is a song written by Galt MacDermot, James Rado, and Gerome Ragni and performed by Three Dog Night, with the lead vocal part sung by Chuck Negron. The song reached #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1969. The song appeared on their 1969 album, Suitable for Framing. The song is from the rock musical Hair and was also featured in the film.

  17. Everything's Alright

    Everything's Alright (1992)


    "Everything's Alright" is a song from the musical Jesus Christ Superstar by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber. In the song, Mary Magdalene--along with the wives of the married apostles--comforts Jesus, while Judas and Jesus contend about the use of expensive ointment.

  18. Feeling Good

    Feeling Good (2009)


    "Feeling Good" (also known as "Feelin' Good") is a song written by English songwriters Anthony Newley and Leslie Bricusse for the musical The Roar of the Greasepaint – The Smell of the Crowd. The song was first performed on stage in 1964 by Cy Grant on the UK tour, and by Gilbert Price in the original Broadway cast in 1965.

  19. Foolish Little Girl

    Foolish Little Girl (1963)


    "Foolish Little Girl" is a song written by Helen Miller and Howard Greenfield and performed by The Shirelles. The song reached #4 on the Billboard Hot 100, #9 on the R&B chart, and #38 on the UK Singles Chart in 1963. The song appeared on their 1963 album, Foolish Little Girl.

  20. Foot Tapper

    Foot Tapper (1963)


    "Foot Tapper" is an instrumental by the British guitar group, The Shadows. It went to number one in the UK Singles Chart, and was the Shadows' last UK number-one hit (not including those where they performed as Cliff Richard's backing group).

  21. Guess Who I Saw Today

    Guess Who I Saw Today (1960)


    "Guess Who I Saw Today" is a popular jazz song written by Murray Grand with lyrics by Elisse Boyd. The song was originally composed for Leonard Sillman's Broadway musical revue New Faces of 1952 in which it was sung by June Carroll.

  22. Hernando's Hideaway

    Hernando's Hideaway (1963)


    "Hernando's Hideaway" is a tango show tune, largely in long metre, from the musical The Pajama Game, written by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross and published in 1954. The lyrics describe a sleezy, dark, raunchy and secretive nightclub where alcohol and prostitution is the order of the day. It was sung in the stage and film versions of the musical by Carol Haney.

  23. Hey There

    Hey There (1954)


    "Hey There" is a show tune from the musical play The Pajama Game, written by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. It was published in 1954. It was introduced by John Raitt in the original production. It was subsequently recorded by a number of artists. The recording by Rosemary Clooney reached #1 on Billboard's chart in 1954. Another version was also recorded about the same time by Sammy Davis, Jr., reaching #16 on Billboard's retail chart. The song (counting all recorded versions) also reached #1 on the Cash Box chart in 1954.

  24. Home

    Home (1975)


    "Home" is a song from the 1975 Broadway musical, The Wiz. It was written by Charlie Smalls and was performed by Stephanie Mills in the stage production and by Diana Ross in the 1978 film adaptation and released on the soundtrack album in 1978.

  25. I Am What I Am

    I Am What I Am (1983)


    "I am what I am" is a song originally introduced in the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical La Cage aux Folles (1983–1987). The song is the finale number of the musical's first act, and performed by the character of Albin Mougeotte, first played by George Hearn. The song was composed in 1983 by Jerry Herman, an openly gay man.

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