Monday, October 17, 2011

Just a Songlist at Twilight

With my Vaudeville cabaret show, Just a Song at Twilight, having completed a two-week revival at the Missouri History Museum, this seemed as good a time as any to provide an on-line version of the song list.

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Just a Song at Twilight – The Golden Age of Vaudeville

Chuck Lavazzi, Writer and Performer
Tim Schall, Director
Carol Schmidt, Music Director
Musical arrangements by Neal Richardson

I turned up a ton of information in the process of researching this show. Most of it failed to make the cut as patter, but it’s available at the links below. Enjoy!

Words / Music

G. Clifton Bingham / J.L. Molloy: Love’s Old Sweet Song (1884)

Darl Mac Boyle / Nat Vincent: Bring Back Those Wonderful Days (1919) (Additional lyrics by Chuck Lavazzi)

Joseph McCarthy / Harry Carroll (after Chopin): I’m Always Chasing Rainbows (1918)

Weston and Barnes / Maurice Scott: I’ve Got Rings on My Fingers (1909)

Arthur J. Lamb / Alfred Solman: The Bird on Nellie’s Hat (1906)

Jack Norworth / Nora Bayes and Jack Norworth: Shine On, Harvest Moon (1908)

Gus Kahn / Walter Donaldson: Carolina in the Morning (1922) (Additional music and lyrics by Neal Richardson and Chuck Lavazzi)

Grant Clark and Edgar Leslie / Maurice Abrahams: He’d Have to Get Under – Get Out and Get Under (1913)

Ida Emerson and Joe Howard: Hello, Ma Baby (1899)

Edgar Leslie and Burt Kalmar / Pete Wendling: Take Your Girlie to the Movies (1919)

Stanley Murphy / Henry I Marshall: On the 5:15 (1914)

Andrew B. Sterling / Harry von Tilzer: Under the Anheuser Bush (1903)

Andrew B. Sterling / Kerry Mills: Meet Me in St. Louis, Louis (1904)

Medley: Alex Rogers / Bert Williams: Nobody (1905); Fred Ebb / John Kander: Mr. Cellophane (from Chicago, A Musical Vaudeville 1975)

Medley: Charles K. Harris: After the Ball (1892); Love’s Old Sweet Song

Gus Kahn, Ernie Erdman and Dan Russo: Toot, Toot, Tootsie (1921)

Lew Brown / Carl Schraubstader: Last Night on the Back Porch (I Loved Her Best of All) (1923)

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