Broadway Celebrates the Big Apple

Broadway Celebrates the Big Apple
Over 100 Years of Show Tunes about New York City

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Almost every theater writer of note has penned songs about New York, including the Gershwin brothers, Rodgers and Hart, Comden and Green, and Cole Porter. This book celebrates over 100 years of show tunes about New York, from George M. Cohan's "Give My Regards to Broadway" to more recent hits from shows like "I Love You Because" and "My Favorite Year." Titles: 42nd Street * At the Roxy Music Hall * Broadway Baby * Confession of a New Yorker * Dancin' on the Sidewalk * Drop Me Off in Harlem * Ev'ry Street's a Boulevard in Old New York * Give My Regards to Broadway * I Happen to Like New York * Let's Take a Walk Around the Block * Lounging at the Waldorf * New York, New York * Sunday in the Park * Take Me Back to Manhattan * The Streets of New York * There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New York * Union Square * Wall Street * West End Avenue and many more.


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Title Composer
Give My Regards to Broadway George M. Cohan (contributor)
The Streets of New York Victor Herbert (composer); Henry Blossom (lyricist)
College on Broadway Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)
Broadway Baby (from "Dames at Sea") Jim Wise (composer); Robin Miller (lyricist); George Haimsohn (lyricist)
Broadway Rhythm Nacio Herb Brown (composer); Arthur Freed (lyricist)
Drop Me Off in Harlem (from "Sophisticated Ladies") Nick Kenny (contributor); Duke Ellington (composer)
Lounging at the Waldorf (from "Ain't Misbehavin'") Fats Waller (composer); Richard Maltby, Jr. (lyricist)
Sunday in the Park (from "Pins and Needles") Harold J. Rome (composer)
Wouldn't You Like to Be on Broadway (from "Street Scene") Langston Hughes (lyricist); Elmer Rice (lyricist)
Down in the Depths (On the Ninetieth Floor) (from "Red, Hot and Blue") Cole Porter (composer)
Every Street's a Boulevard in Old New York Jule Styne (composer); Bob Hilliard (lyricist)
Give It Back to the Indians Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)
Longing for Dear Old Broadway Cole Porter (composer)
Ride Through the Night (from "Subways Are for Sleeping") Jule Styne (composer); Betty Comden (lyricist); Adolph Green (lyricist)
There's a Boat Dats Leavin' Soon for New York (from "Porgy and Bess") George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist); Dubose Heyward (composer); Dorothy Heyward (composer)
Way Out West (On West End Avenue) (from "Babes in Arms") Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)
When Love Beckoned (from "DuBarry Was a Lady") Cole Porter (composer)
Dancin' on the Sidewalk (from "Fame-The Musical") Steve Margoshes (composer); Jacques Levy (lyricist)
Growing Up in Brooklyn (from "Nunsense Country Western Jamboree") Dan Goggin (contributor)
West End Avenue (from "The Magic Show") Stephen Schwartz (composer)
Sky City (from "Heads Up") Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)
Take Me Back to Manhattan (from "The New Yorkers") Cole Porter (composer)
I Happen to Like New York (from "The New Yorkers") Cole Porter (composer)
Forty Second Street (from "42nd Street") Harry Warren (composer); Al Dubin (lyricist)
Lullaby of Broadway (from "Gold Diggers of 1935") Harry Warren (composer); Al Dubin (lyricist)
New York New York (from "On the Town") Leonard Bernstein (composer); Betty Comden (lyricist); Adolph Green (lyricist)
Harlem Serenade George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (composer); Gus Kahn (composer)
Union Square (from "Let 'Em Eat Cake") George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (composer)
Let's Take a Walk Around the Block Harold Arlen (contributor); E. Y. Harburg (contributor); Ira Gershwin (contributor)
Harlemania (from "Evergreen") Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)
New York Serenade (from "Rosalie") George Gershwin (composer); Ira Gershwin (lyricist)
Howdy to Broadway (from "Peggy Anne") Lorenz Hart (composer); Richard Rodgers (composer)
What a Waste (from "Wonderful Town") Leonard Bernstein (composer); Betty Comden (lyricist); Adolph Green (lyricist)
Manhattan (The Night Is Young) (from "My Favorite Year") Stephen Flaherty (composer); Lynn Ahrens (lyricist)
Welcome to Brooklyn (from "My Favorite Year") Stephen Flaherty (composer); Lynn Ahrens (lyricist)
Confessions of a New Yorker (from "This Life") Portia Nelson (contributor)
Do the New York (from "Ziegfeld Follies of 1931") Ben Oakland (composer)
Broadway Reverie (from "Ziegfeld Follies of 1931") Gene Buck (composer)
At the Roxy Music Hall (from "I Married an Angel") Lorenz Hart (lyricist); Richard Rodgers (composer)
Wall Street (from "Dames at Sea") Jim Wise (composer); Robin Miller (lyricist); George Haimsohn (lyricist)
Only in New York (from "Thoroughly Modern Millie") Jeanine Tesori (composer); Dick Scanlan (composer)
Another Saturday Night in New York (from "I Love You Because") Ryan Cunningham (lyricist); Joshua Salzman (composer)

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Instrument: Piano/Vocal/Chords
Version: Piano/Vocal/Chords
Format: Book
Page Count: 256
Item Number: 00-30372
ISBN 10: 0-7390-5316-7
ISBN 13: 978-0-7390-5316-4
UPC: 038081330372

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