Look up album F-045(a)2


Album title: From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2
Album ID: F-045(a)2
Format: Audio CD
Publisher: Columbia Legacy C 2K86323
Date of Issuance: 2002
Liner Notes: Essay by Henry Sapaznik. Photographs of performers
Language: Yiddish/English
Provenance: Hatikvah Music International, Los Angeles, April 2002
Genre: Theatre/Vaudeville
Where Produced: New York

Contents:


Title: Jungle Madness
Composer: Willet, Chappie
Genre: Swing
On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28559
Artist: Gene Krupa Orchestra
Leader/Drums Krupa, Gene
Trumpet Sherman, Al
Trombone O'Brien, Floyd
Trombone Rizzoto, Dalton
Alto Saxaphone Snyder, Bob
Alto Saxaphone Ruffo, Mascagni
Clarinet/Tenor Saxaphone Musiker, Sam -- מוזיקער, סעם
Tenor Saxaphone Donahue, Sam
Piano Raskin, Milton
Guitar Biondi, Ray
String Bass Rollins, Horace
Arranger Willet, Chappie
Trumpet Cameron, Ray
Trumpet Muntz, Jack
Trumpet Kazebier, Nate
Track comment: Originally recorded April 17, 1939
Style: Instrumental/Big Band/Swing
Length: 02:51

Title: When Nathan Was Married To Rose...
Author: Kendis, James
Author: Rice, Gitz
Composer: Kendis, James
Composer: Rice, Gitz
Genre: Humor/Dialect/Vaudeville/Novelty
Subject: Wedding/Gala/Style
On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28543
Vocal Howard, Willie
First line: I was nearly dead, oy vot a head, how I wish I was home in my bed,
Track comment: Originally recorded Sep 3, 1925, Columbia 455D/ Unknown Orchestra
Language: English

Title: What Am I Gonna Do
Author: Berlin, Irving
Composer: Berlin, Irving
Genre: Vaudeville/Pop
Subject: Friars' Club/Speech/Honor/Thanks
On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28535
Vocal Berlin, Irving
First line: Friar Abbot, brother friars, ladies and gents, don't expect too much of me,
Track comment: Originally recorded Jan 24, 1914, Columbia Personal Recording/ unknown pianist
Language: English
Style: Humorous/Rag
Length: 03:26

Title: I Don't Know Whether To Do It Or Not
Genre: Vaudeville/Theatre
Subject: Marriage/Indicision
On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28536
Vocal Brice, Fanny
First line: I don't know why it is, but I'm crying, I should be happy like a goil would be
Track comment: Originally recorded Feb 18, 1916, Columbia A1973/Unknown Orchestra
Language: English
Style: Humorous/Dialect
Length: 03:05

Title: Lena From Palestina
Also known as: Palesteena
Author: Conrad, Con
Author: Robinson, J. Russel
Composer: Conrad, Con
Composer: Conrad, Con
Composer: Robinson, J. Russel
Composer: Robinson, J. Russel
Genre: Theatre/Vaudville/Dixieland/Jazz/Novelty
Subject: Lena/Fat Lady/Palestine/Courting/Concertina/Arab
Additional song notes: Same melody for entries titled "Chaim Popukal", "Unter Belzer - Himlen", "Gereist Un Getroffen", and "Nokh A Bisl".

Related information in folder 584:On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28537
Vocal Cantor, Eddie
First line: In the Bronx of New YorkCity, there live a girl, she's not so pretty, Lena is
Track comment: Originally recorded Nov 1920, Emerson 10292/ Unknown Orchestra
Language: English
Style: Dixieland
Length: 02:35

Title: Rose Of The Volga
Author: Kahn, Percy
Composer: Shapiro, Ted
Composer: Richman
Genre: Love/Theatre/Vaudeville
Subject: Love/Separation/Yearning/Place/Volga
On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28538
Voocal Tucker, Sophie
First line: In the far off land he left behind hhim, she is waiting where the Volga flolws
Track comment: Originally recorded Sep 1, 1927/Studio Orchestra
Language: English
Style: Pop

Title: Tomorrow Is Another Day
Author: Green
Composer: Stept, Sammy H.
Genre: Pop/Vaudeville
Subject: Optomism/Adversity
On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28539
Vocal Jolson, Al
First line: I don't mind a little bit of sorrow, and I know how to face it with a smile,
Track comment: Originally recorded 1930/ Unknown Orchestra
Language: English
Style: Theatrical

Title: Hooray For Baby And Me
Genre: Vaudeville/Theatre
Subject: Love
On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28540
Vocal Jolson, Al
First line: I'm as happy as I can be, can't you see, I'm boo boo, something happened to...
Track comment: Originally Recorded Sept 1930/ Unknow Orchestra
Language: English
Style: Dixieland

Title: That's Yiddisha Jazz
Author: Wells
Composer: Wells
Genre: Vaudeville/Humor/Dialect/Novelty
Subject: Food/Orchestra/Restaurant
On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28541
Vocal Rose, Julian
First line: Hello everbody, say, I want to tell you something, no, I didn't tell you...
Track comment: Originally Recorded 1922, Edison Records/ Unknown Orchestra
Language: English
Style: Dialect/Jazz/Dixieland

Title: The Shiek Of Avenue B
Author: Kalmar, Bert
Composer: Friend, Cliff
Composer: Ruby, Harry
Genre: Vaudeville/Theatre/Novelty/Humorous
Subject: Lover/Reputation
On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28542
Vocal Crumit, Frank
First line: On the east side of New York, on Avenue B, there's a guy creating talk,
Track comment: Originally recorded May 9, 1922, Columbia A3625/ Unknown Orchestra
Language: English
Style: Jazz/Dixieland

Title: And The Angels Sing
Also known as: Freylekh In Swing
Author: Mercer, Johnny
Composer: Ellman, Ziggy
Genre: Swing/Pop
Subject: Love/Angels/Song/Music/Water/Moonlight
Song Comment: Adaption of "Der Shtiller Bulgar"
Origin: Sheetmusic 1210
Music: Sheetmusic 1210
On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28549
Vocal/Conductor Bailey, Mildred
Artist: Mildred Bailey Orchestra
Trumpet Shavers, Charlie
Clarinet Bailey, Buster
Alto Saxaphone Procope, Russell
Piano Kyle, Billy
String Bass Kirby, John
Drums O'Neill, Spencer
First line: We meet, and the angels sing, the angeles sing the sweetest song I ever heard
Track comment: Originally recorded Apr 24, 1939, Vocalion 4815
Language: English
Style: Swing

Title: Der Nayer Sher -- דער נײַער שער
Also known as: Dem Nayem Sher
Author: Ellstein, Abe -- עלשטײַן, אײב
Composer: Ellstein, Abe -- עלשטײַן, אײב
Genre: Klezmer
Subject: Sher/Klezmer/Dance/Wedding
Transliteration: Warem 40/Alb K-030(d)
Translation: Alb K-030(d)/Alb M-068(a)04
Music: Warem 40
On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28550
Vocal Rechtzeit, Seymour -- רעכצײַט, סימאָר
Piano Ellstein, Abe -- עלשטײַן, אײב
First line: Hey, du klezmer, nem dem fidl, shpil dos naye lidl, tantsn vet men dem nayem..
First line (Yiddish):הײ דו קלעזמער, נעם דעם פֿידל, שפּיל דאָס נײַע לידל, טאַנצן װעט מען דעם …
Track comment: Fragment/Broadcast NY, 1940
Language: Yiddish
Style: Pop
Length: 00:33

Title: Wedding Samba
Author: Ellstein, Abe -- עלשטײַן, אײב
Author: Liebowitz, Joseph
Author: Small, Allan
Composer: Ellstein, Abe -- עלשטײַן, אײב
Composer: Liebowitz, Joseph
Composer: Smulewitz, Solomon -- שמוליװטש, שלמה
Genre: Dance/Samba/Latin
Subject: Wedding/Marriage/Place/Rio Grande
Additional song notes: See Gottlieb 147-48 for relationship between "I Met A Girl", "The Wedding Samba", "I Fell Like I'm Not Out Of Bed Yet", "If I Were A Rich Man" - See also "Der Nayer Sher" See Heskes 3368

Related information in folder 485:On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28551
Artist: Xavier Cugat Orchestra
Violin/Orchestra Director Cugat, Xavier
Vocal Lane, Abbe
Arranger Orchestral Version Small, Allan
First line: Way down in the land of the Rio Grande, when people are married, they play…
Track comment: Originally recorded Feb 7, 1950/ Unknown orchestra personel
Language: English
Style: Big Band/Latin

Title: Mischa Yasha Toscha Sascha
Author: Gershwin, Ira
Composer: Gershwin, George
Genre: Humor/Satire/Novelty
Subject: Violin/Names/Assimilation/Concert/Origins
Additional song notes: See Gottlieb, p. 40
On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28552
Violin Venuti, Joe
Piano Wall, Phil
First line: One two three four, five four three, one two three four, who are we
Track comment: Originally recorded May 31, 1933
Language: English
Style: Harmony
Length: 03:18

Title: The Super Special Picture Of The Year
Author: Kelly
Author: Adler (No First Name Given)
Author: Mann
Author: Kern
Composer: Adler (No First Name Given)
Composer: Kelly
Composer: Mann
Composer: Kern, Jerome
Genre: Novelty/Satire
Subject: Hollywood/Director/Lubitsch/Dialect/Movie/Film
On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28553
Vocal Yacht Club Boys
Vocal Kelly
Vocal Adler (No First Name Given)
Vocal Mann
Vocal Kern
Clarinet Goodman, Benny
First line: Attention please, attention, we just came back from the coast, we brought a…
Track comment: Originally recorded Jan 16, 1934, Columbia 2887 D/ Unknown studio orchestra
Language: English
Style: Jazz/Swing
Length: 02:57

Title: Egyptian Ella
Composer: Doyle, Walter
Genre: Novelty
Subject: Weight/Egypt/Fat Lady/Place/Nile/

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Related information in folder 583:On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28554
Artist: Ted Lewis Orchestra
Vocal/Conductor Lewis, Ted
Cornet Spanier, Muggsy
Trombone Blank, Sam
Trombone Brunies, George
Clarinet/Alto Saxaphone Goodman, Benny
Alto & Baritone Saxaphone Martin, Lewis
Tenor Saxaphone Wolfson, Hymie
Violin Shapiro, Sam
Violin Klein, Sol
Piano Aaronson, Jack
Guitar Gerhardi, Tony
String Bass Barth, Harry
Drums Lucas, John
First line: Hey, you know, Ella was a handsome girl, ha ha, who started gettin' fat,
Track comment: Originaly recorded March 5, 1931, Columbia 2427 D
Language: English
Style: Jazz/Swing
Length: 03:23

Title: Matzoh Balls
Author: Gaillard, Slim
Composer: Squires
Genre: Novelty/Jazz/Food
Subject: Matzoh Balls/Gefilte Fish/Horse Radish
On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28555
Vocal/Guitar Gaillard, Slim
Artist: Flat Foot Floogie Boys
Trumpet Newman, Cyril
Tenor Saxaphone Hollon, Kenneth
Piano Morgan, Lounell
String Bass Smith, William
Drums Pettaway, Herbert
First line: Matza balls, gefilte fish, best l'il dish I ever ever had, now matza balls…
Track comment: Originally recorded Oct 4, 1929, Vocalion 5301
Language: English
Style: Swing/Jazz
Length: 02:36

Title: Ot Azoy Says The Tailor
Also known as: Utt Da Zay
Also known as: That's The Way The Tailor Sews
Author: Mills, Irving
Composer: Ram, Buck
Genre: Novelty/Swing
Subject: Occupation/Tailor/Clothes/Sewing
Song Comment: Takeoff of "Ot Azoy Neyt A Shnayder"
Additional song notes: See Gottlieb 216-17 for relationship between Ot Azoy Neyt A Shnayder and Ot Azoy Says The Tailor (The Tailor Song).
On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28556
String Bass Hinton, Milt
Drums Cole, Cozy
Artist: Cab Calloway Orchestra
Leader/Vocal Calloway, Cab
Trumpet Bauza, Mario
Trumpet Wright, Lamar
Trumpet Cheatham, Doc
Trombone Jones, Jean Claude
Trombone Wheeler, De Priest
Trombone Johnson, Keg
Clarinet/Alto Saxaphone Haughton, Chauncey
Clarinet/Alto Saxaphone Brown, Andrew
Tenor Saxaphone Thomas, Walter
Tenor Saxaphone Berry, Choo
Piano Payne, Bennie
Guitar Barker, Danny
First line: My mother used to sing to me a haunting little melody
Track comment: Originally recorded July 17, 1939, Vocalion 5062
Language: English
Style: Swing/Big Band/Scat
Length: 02:55

Title: Abi Gezunt (Nemo, American Swing)
Also known as: A Bee Gezindt
Author: Nemo
Composer: Nemo
Genre: Novelty/Swing
Subject: Hep Cat/Square
On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28557
Vocal Bailey, Mildred
Trumpet Eldridge, Roy
Clarinet/Alto Saxaphone Burns, Robert
Clarinet/Alto Saxaphone Merrill, Reggie
Bass Clarinet Prager, Carl
Flute Powell, Eddie
Oboe/French Horn Miller, Mitch
Piano Wilson, Teddy
Guitar Collis, John
String Bass Peterson, Pete
Drums Beason, Bill
Arranger Wilder, Alec
First line: I never knew a hep cat from a square, and I was called a bringdown everywhere,
Track comment: Originally recorded Jan 25, 1940, Columbia 35409/ Recorded as "A Bee Gezind"
Language: English
Style: Swing/Pop/Big Band
Length: 02:58

Title: My Little Cousin
Author: Cohen, Cy
Author: Braverman, Sam
Author: Lewis, Herbert (Happy)
Composer: Lewis, Herbert (Happy)
Composer: Braverman, Sam
Composer: Cohen, Cy
Genre: Novelty/Pop
Subject: Cousin/Love/Marriage/Proposal
Additional song notes: Takeoff of "Di Grine Kuzine" See comment in Gottlieb 147
On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28558
Artist: Benny Goodman Orchestra
Trumpet Privin, Benny
Trumpet Maxwell, Jimmy
Trumpet Davis, Al
Trombone McGarity, Lou
Trombone Cutshall, Cutty
Alto Saxaphone Neagly, Clint
Alto Saxaphone Kane, Sol
Tenor Saxaphone Musso, Vido
Tenolr Saxaphone Berg, George
Baritone Saxaphone Ralston, Art
Piano/Arranger Powell, Mel
Electric Guitar Morgan, Tom
String Bass Weiss, Sid
Drums Collier, Ralph
Vocal Lee, Peggy
Leader/Clarinet Goodman, Benny
First line: Have you heard about my little cousin, she had boys proposin' by the dozens,
Language: English
Style: Swing/Big Band
Length: 03:18

Title: Since Henry Ford Apoligized To Me
Author: Stamper
Author: MacDonald
Composer: Stamper
Composer: MacDonald
Genre: Humor/Satire/Novelty
Subject: Henry Ford/Apology/Automobile/Dearborn Independent

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Related information in folder 901:On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28544
Vocal The Happiness Boys
Vocal Jones, Billy
Vocal Hare, Earnest
First line: Oy, oy gevald! Vot's di matter, Abram? Did you see the Yiddishe journal...
Language: English
Style: Immigrant Dialect/Duet
Length: 03:09

Title: Yiddishe Charleston
Author: Rose, Billy
Genre: Jazz/Dance/Novelty/Vaudeville
Subject: Charlston/Henry Ford/Dance Craze/
On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28545
Vocal Kaufman, Irving
Artist: Nathan Glantz Orchestra
Conductor Orchestra/Alto Saxaphone Glantz, Nathan
First line: Oy that, oy that Yiddisha charleston (2), you should see the…doing it...
Track comment: See "Kum Lebke Tantsn"/ Orig recorded Oct 16, 1926, Pathe 36543
Language: English
Style: Klezmer/Jazz

Title: Yosl Yosl -- יאָסל יאָסל
Author: Steinberg, Samuel
Composer: Casman, Nellie -- קאַסמאַן, נעלי
Genre: Theatre
Subject: Love/Desire/Attraction
Song Comment: See "Joseph Joseph" - English Adaptation
Origin: Alb K-068(d)/Alb K-007(a)/
Transliteration: Alb K-007(a)/Estella 6/Alb T-025(a)/Alb K-068(d)/ephemera 1456
Translation: Alb K-068(d)
Music: Estella 6
Additional song notes: Also see "Joseph Joseph" for English adaptation

Related information in folder 1456:On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28546
Vocal Casman, Nellie -- קאַסמאַן, נעלי
First line: Yosl, Yosl, mayn khies geyt mir azhe oys nokh dir,
First line (Yiddish):יאָסל, יאָסל, מײַן חיות גײט מיר אַשז אַרױס נאָך דיר,
Track comment: Originally recorded Oct 1923, Columbia 8003/ Unknown Orchestra
Language: Yiddish
Style: Klezmer
Length: 03:06

Title: Joseph Joseph
Author: Steinberg, Samuel
Author: Cahn, Sammy
Composer: Casman, Nellie -- קאַסמאַן, נעלי
Composer: Chaplin, Saul
Genre: Theatre/American/Pop
Subject: Love/Marriage/Indicision
Music: Estella 6
Additional song notes: English adaptation of "Yosl Yosl"
On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28547
Artist: Russ Morgan Orchestra
Orchestra Leader/Trombone Morgan, Russ
Vocal Clarke, Carolyn
First line: Joseph, Joseph, won't you make your mind up, it's time I know just I spend…
Track comment: Originally record March 10, 1938, Brunswick 8097/Unknown orchestra personnel
Language: English
Style: Swing, Jazz
Length: 02:24

Title: Der Shtiler Bulgar -- דער שטילער בולגאַר
Genre: Klezmer/Instrumental/Bulgar
Song Comment: Predecessor to "And The Angels Sing"
Music: Comp Klez 40
On album: F-045(a)2 (From Avenue A To The Great White Way/ Yiddish & American Popular Songs/ Disk 2)
Track ID: 28548
Violin Schwartz, Abe -- שװאַרץ, אײב
Track comment: Originally recorded Sept 1918, Columbia E4122/Unknown Orchestra Personell
Style: Instrumental/Klezmer
Length: 03:06

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