100 Years of Popular Music: 40s

100 Years of Popular Music: 40s

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Alfred presents the 100 Years of Popular Music series showcasing the most popular songs from every decade in the 20th Century plus the beginning of the 21st Century. Many of the tunes are American gems that will forever stand the test of time, truly becoming a mainstay with every piano player young and old alike.

Eighty-four titles, including: As Time Goes By * At Last * Bewitched * Don't Get Around Much Anymore * I Fall in Love Too Easily * My Wild Irish Rose * New York, New York * Pennsylvania 6-5000 * Rag Mop * Saturday Night Is the Loneliest Night of the Week * You Make Feel So Young and many more!


Title Composer
Laura David Raksin (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
Serenade in Blue Harry Warren (composer); Mack Gordon (lyricist)
G.I. Jive Johnny Mercer (composer)
Skylark Hoagy Carmichael (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
Racing with the Moon Vaughn Monroe (contributor); Pauline Pope (contributor); Johnny Watson (contributor)
Taking a Chance on Love Vernon Duke (composer); John LaTouche (lyricist); Ted Fetter (lyricist)
I Fall in Love Too Easily Jule Styne (composer); Sammy Cahn (lyricist)
Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me Duke Ellington (composer); Bob Russell (lyricist)
Invitation Paul Francis Webster (lyricist); Bronislau Kaper (composer)
Be a Clown (from "The Pirate") Cole Porter (composer)
Buckle Down, Winsocki Hugh Martin (contributor); Ralph Blane (contributor)
Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out to Dry Jule Styne (composer); Sammy Cahn (lyricist)
I'm Beginning to See the Light Don R. George (composer); Duke Ellington (composer); Johnny Hodges (composer); Harry James (composer)
Along the Santa Fe Trail Will Grosz (composer); Al Dubin (lyricist); Edwina Coolidge (lyricist)
Don't Fence Me In (from "Hollywood Canteen") Cole Porter (composer)
Some Other Time (from "On the Town") Leonard Bernstein (composer); Betty Comden (lyricist); Adolph Green (lyricist)
Lush Life Billy Strayhorn (contributor)
It's Been a Long, Long Time Sammy Cahn (lyricist); Jule Styne (composer)
Come Rain or Come Shine Harold Arlen (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
Another Op'nin', Another Show (from "Kiss Me, Kate") Cole Porter (composer)
'Round Midnight Thelonious Monk (composer); Bernard D. Hanighen (composer); Cootie Williams (composer)
A String of Pearls (Vocal Version) Jerry Gray (composer); Eddie DeLange (lyricist)
Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive Harold Arlen (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
All of a Sudden My Heart Sings Harold Rome (contributor); Herpin (contributor); Jamblan (contributor)
All or Nothing at All Jack Lawrence (contributor); Arthur Altman (contributor)
Almost Like Being in Love (from "Brigadoon") Frederick Loewe (composer); Alan Jay Lerner (lyricist)
As Time Goes By (from "Casablanca") Herman Hupfeld (composer)
At Last Harry Warren (composer); Mack Gordon (lyricist)
Baby Face Benny Davis (lyricist); Harry Akst (composer)
Baby Won't You Please Come Home Charles Warfield (contributor); Clarence Williams (contributor)
Beat Me Daddy, Eight to the Bar Don Raye (contributor); Hughie Prince (contributor); Eleanor Sheehy (contributor)
Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered (from "Pal Joey") Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)
Blues in the Night Harold Arlen (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
Body and Soul Robert Sour (lyricist); Edward Heyman (lyricist); Frank Eyton (lyricist); John Green (composer)
Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy Don Raye (contributor); Hughie Prince (contributor)
Boy Meets Horn Duke Ellington (contributor); Irving Mills (contributor); Rex Stewart (contributor)
Chattanooga Choo Choo Harry Warren (composer); Mack Gordon (lyricist)
Dearly Beloved Jerome Kern (contributor); Johnny Mercer (contributor)
Don't Get Around Much Anymore Duke Ellington (composer); Bob Russell (lyricist)
Don't Sit Under the Apple Tree (with Anyone Else but Me) Lew Brown (composer); Charles Tobias (composer); Sam Stept (composer)
Dream Johnny Mercer (composer)
Everybody Loves Somebody Irving Taylor (contributor); Ken Lane (contributor)
Fools Rush In (Where Angels Fear to Tread) Johnny Mercer (lyricist); Rube Bloom (composer)
For You, for Me, Forever More Ira Gershwin (contributor); George Gershwin (contributor)
Galway Bay Arthur Colahan (contributor)
Give Me the Simple Life Rube Bloom (composer); Harry Ruby (lyricist)
Have I Told You Lately That I Love You Scott Wiseman (contributor)
Heartaches John Klenner (contributor); Al Hoffman (contributor)
How About You? Burton Lane (composer); Ralph Freed (lyricist)
How High the Moon Nancy Hamilton (lyricist); Morgan Lewis (composer)
I Can't Begin to Tell You Mack Gordon (lyricist); James Monaco (composer)
I Could Write a Book (from "Pal Joey") Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)
I Couldn't Sleep a Wink Last Night Jimmy McHugh (contributor); Harold Adamson (contributor)
I Didn't Know What Time It Was Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)
I Love You Cole Porter (contributor)
I Love You for Sentimental Reasons Deek Watson (contributor); William Best (contributor)
I Wish You Love Albert A. Beach (contributor); Charles Trenet (contributor)
I'll Remember April Don Raye (contributor); Gene De Paul (contributor); Pat Johnston (contributor)
I've Got a Gal in Kalamazoo Harry Warren (composer); Mack Gordon (lyricist)
It Can't Be Wrong Max Steiner (contributor); Kim Gannon (contributor)
It Never Entered My Mind (from "Higher and Higher") Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)
Jukebox Saturday Night Al Stillman (lyricist); Paul McGrane (composer)
La Vie En Rose (Take Me to Your Heart Again) Mack David (lyricist); Edith Piaf (lyricist); Luis Guglielmi (composer)
The Last Time I Saw Paris Jerome Kern (composer); Oscar Hammerstein II (lyricist)
Leap Frog Leo Corday (contributor); Joe Garland (contributor)
Lost in the Stars Kurt Weill (composer); Maxwell Anderson (lyricist)
Lover Man (Oh, Where Can You Be) Jimmy Davis (contributor); Roger Ramirez (contributor); Jimmy Sherman (contributor)
Mairzy Doats Jerry Livingston (composer); Al Hoffman (composer); Milton Drake (composer)
Moonlight in Vermont John M. Blackburn (lyricist); Karl Suessdorf (composer)
Moonlight Serenade (Instrumental) Glenn Miller (composer)
My Heart Tells Me (Should I Believe Me Heart?) Harry Warren (contributor); Mack Gordon (contributor)
My Wild Irish Rose Chauncey Olcott (contributor)
Nancy (With the Laughing Face) Phil Silvers (contributor); Jimmy Van Heusen (contributor)
Near You Francis Craig (composer); Kermit Goell (lyricist)
My Foolish Heart Peter Lord (contributor); V. Jeffrey Smith (contributor)
My Ship (from "Lady in the Dark") Kurt Weill (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)
New York New York (from "On the Town") Leonard Bernstein (composer); Betty Comden (lyricist); Adolph Green (lyricist)
Oh! What It Seemed to Be George David Weiss (composer); Bennie Benjamin (composer); Frankie Carle (composer)
On Green Dolphin Street Bronislau Kaper (composer); Ned Washington (lyricist)
On the Atchison, Topeka and the Santa Fe Harry Warren (composer); Johnny Mercer (lyricist)
Pennsylvania 6-5000 Jerry Gray (composer); Carl Sigman (lyricist)
Pistol Packin' Mama Al Dexter (contributor)
Put the Blame on Mame Doris Fisher (contributor); Allan Roberts (contributor)
Rag Mop Deacon Anderson (contributor); Johnny Lee Wills (contributor)
Rum and Coca-Cola Al Stillman (lyricist); Morey Amsterdam (lyricist); Jeri Sullavan (composer); Paul Baron (composer)
Saturday Night (Is the Loneliest Night of the Week) Jule Styne (composer); Sammy Cahn (lyricist)
Somebody Loves Me George Gershwin (composer); Buddy DeSylva (lyricist); Ballard MacDonald (lyricist)
Speak Low Kurt Weill (composer); Ogden Nash (lyricist)
A Sunday Kind of Love Barbara Belle (contributor); Louis Prima (contributor); Anita Leonard (contributor); Stan Rhodes (contributor)
Sunday, Monday or Always Johnny Burke (lyricist); Jimmy Van Heusen (composer)
That Lucky Old Sun Beasley Smith (composer); Haven Gillespie (composer)
The More I See You (from "Billy Rose's Diamond Horseshoe") Harry Warren (composer); Mack Gordon (lyricist)
The Old Lamplighter Charles Tobias (lyricist); Nat Simon (composer)
The Trolley Song (from "Meet Me in St. Louis") Ralph Blane (composer); Hugh Martin (lyricist)
They're Either Too Young or Too Old Arthur Schwartz (contributor); Frank Loesser (contributor)
This Heart of Mine Harry Warren (composer); Arthur Freed (lyricist)
This Time the Dream's on Me Harold Arlen (contributor); Johnny Mercer (contributor)
Till Then Guy Wood (contributor); Eddie Seiler (contributor); Sol Marcus (contributor)
Time After Time Jule Styne (composer); Sammy Cahn (lyricist)
You Always Hurt the One You Love Allan Roberts (contributor); Doris Fisher (contributor)
You Make Me Feel So Young Josef Myrow (composer); Mack Gordon (lyricist)
You Stepped Out of a Dream Nacio Herb Brown (composer); Gus Kahn (lyricist)
You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To (from "Something to Shout About") Cole Porter (composer)
You'll Never Know Harry Warren (composer); Mack Gordon (lyricist)

Additional Information

Instrument: Piano/Vocal/Chords
Version: Piano/Vocal/Chords
Format: Book
Page Count: 256
Item Number: 00-MFM0309A
ISBN 10: 0-7390-3915-6
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-3915-1
UPC: 038081269948

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