Lady, Be Good (Gershwin, George)

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Arranger Henry Marcellus Higgs (1855-1929)
Publisher. Info. London: Chappell & Co., 1926. Plate 28990.
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Work Title Lady, Be Good
Alternative. Title
Composer Gershwin, George
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 17 musical numbers in 2 acts
  • Act I
1. Hang on to Me - Dick Trevor and Susie Trevor
2. A Wonderful Party - Guests
3. End of a String - Ensemble
4. We're Here Because - Daisy Parke, Bertie Bassett and Guests
5. Fascinating Rhythm - Susie Trevor, Dick Trevor and Jeff
6. So Am I- Jack Robinson and Susie Trevor
7. Oh, Lady be Good! - J. Watterson Watkins and Girls
  • Act II
8. Weatherman/Rainy Afternoon Girls - Ensemble
9. The Half of it, Dearie' Blues - Shirley Vernon and Dick Trevor
10. Juanita - Susie Trevor and Boys
11. Leave It to Love - Susie Trevor, Jack Robinson, Shirley Vernon and Dick Trevor
12. Little Jazz Bird - Jeff
13. Insufficient Sweetie - Jeff
(Music and Lyrics by Cliff Edwards and Gilbert Wells)
14. Who Takes Care of the Caretaker's Daughter?*
(Music and Lyrics by Chick Endor)
15. It's All the Same to Me*
(Music and Lyrics by Chick Endor)
16. Carnival Time - Ensemble
17. Swiss Miss - Susie Trevor and Dick Trevor
(Lyrics by Arthur Jackson and Ira Gershwin)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1924
First Performance. 1924-12-01 in New York, Liberty Theatre
First Publication. 1926
Copyright Information Although purely instrumental selections and arrangements are permitted for this piece items
containing any text by the author(s) listed below cannot be added to the main server until
January 1, 2034. Items with text first published before 1923 or otherwise confirmed as public domain
in the United States can be uploaded to the USA server only.
Librettist Ira Gershwin (1896-1983), lyrics
Guy Bolton (1884-1979)
and Fred Thompson (1884-1949), scenario
Language English
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation vocal soli, chorus, orchestra
External Links Wikipedia article
Internet Broadway Database