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Musical theater from off the beaten path. Obscure and unusual show tunes from within the canon and without, flops, failures, and the newest works from up-and-coming artists—plus tried-and-true hits. Also, occasional appearances from songs that are not show tunes (but only if they go really well with show tunes).

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Favoriting April 9, 2021: Pop Street and Theatre Avenue

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Artist Track Album Label Year Comments Images Approx. start time
Shirley Bassey  Goldfinger   Favoriting Shirley Bassey Belts the Best  United Artists Records  1965  Music: John Barry Lyrics: Leslie Bricusse & Anthony Newley 
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Tony Bennett  Rags to Riches   Favoriting Rags to Riches  Columbia  1953  Music & Lyrics: Richard Adler & Jerry Ross 
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0:07:20 (Pop-up)
Johnny Mercer & The Pied Pipers  Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive   Favoriting Accentuate the Positive  Capitol Records  1957  Music: Harold Arlen Lyrics: Johnny Mercer 
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0:09:16 (Pop-up)
The Andrews Sisters  Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me)   Favoriting Don't Sit Under The Apple Tree (With Anyone Else But Me)  MCA Records  1942  Music: Sam H. Stept Lyrics: Lew Brown & Charles Tobias    0:14:09 (Pop-up)
Frank Sinatra  Witchcraft   Favoriting Witchcraft  Capitol Records  1957  Music: Cy Coleman Lyrics: Carolyn Leigh 
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0:15:40 (Pop-up)
Karen Elson with Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks  Who's Sorry Now   Favoriting Boardwalk Empire, Vol. 2  ABKCO  2013  Music: Ted Snyder Lyrics: Bert Kalmar & Harry Ruby 
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0:17:36 (Pop-up)
 
Lesley Gore  California Nights   Favoriting California Nights  Mercury  1967  Music & Lyrics: Marvin Hamlisch & Howard Liebling 
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Billy Preston & Syreeta Wright  With You I'm Born Again   Favoriting With You I'm Born Again  Motown  1979  Music & Lyrics: Carol Connors & David Shire 
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Silver Convention  Fly Robin Fly   Favoriting Fly Robin Fly  Midland International  1975  Music: Sylvester Levay Lyrics: Michael Kunze 
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Whitney Houston  Where Do Broken Hearts Go   Favoriting Where Do Broken Hearts Go  Arista  1988  Music & Lyrics: Frank Wildhorn & Chuck Jackson 
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Ariana Grande  Jason's Song (Gave It Away)   Favoriting Jason's Song (Gave It Away)  Republic Records  2016  Music & Lyrics: Ariana Grande & Jason Robert Brown 
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0:35:38 (Pop-up)
 
Annette and the Afterbeats  Tall Paul   Favoriting Tall Paul  Disneyland  1959  Music & Lyrics: Robert B. Sherman, Richard M. Sherman & Bob Roberts 
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Ringo Starr  You're Sixteen   Favoriting You're Sixteen  Apple Records  1973  Music & Lyrics: Robert B. Sherman & Richard M. Sherman 
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Dodie Stevens  Pink Shoe Laces   Favoriting Pink Shoe Laces  London Records  1958  Music & Lyrics: Micki Grant 
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Cliff Richard & The Drifters  Living Doll   Favoriting Living Doll  Capitol Records  1963  Music & Lyrics: Lionel Bart 
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Joanie Sommers  Johnny Get Angry   Favoriting Johnny Get Angry  Warner Bros. Records  1962  Music & Lyrics: Hal David & Sherman Edwards 
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The Brass Ring  The Disadvantages of You   Favoriting The Disadvantages of You  RCA Victor  1967  Music: Mitch Leigh 
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Jan Garber  Baby Face   Favoriting The Roaring 20s Year-By-Year: 1920 to 1929, the Number One Hits of the Decade  Van Up Records  2013  Music: Harry Akst Lyrics: Benny Davis 
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Al Jolson with Ray Miller and His Orchestra  All Alone   Favoriting All Alone/I'm Gonna Tramp, Tramp, Tramp  Brunswick  1924  Music & Lyrics: Irving Berlin 
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0:59:22 (Pop-up)
Billy Murray  Over There   Favoriting Over There  Edison  1917  Music & Lyrics: George M. Cohan    1:02:22 (Pop-up)
John McCormack  Keep the Home-Fires Burning   Favoriting Keep the Home-Fires Burning  Victrola  1917  Music: Ivor Novello Lyrics: Lena Guilbert Ford 
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Harry James & Kitty Kallen  It's Been a Long, Long Time   Favoriting It's Been a Long, Long Time/Autumn Serenade  Columbia  1945  Music: Jule Styne Lyrics: Sammy Cahn 
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Glenn Miller  You and I   Favoriting You and I/The Angels Came Thru  Bluebird  1941  Music & Lyrics: Meredith Willson 
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The Kingston Trio  It Was a Very Good Year   Favoriting Goin' Places  Capitol Records  1962  Music & Lyrics: Ervin Drake 
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Simon Dupree & the Big Sound  Kites   Favoriting Kites  Parlophone  1967  Music & Lyrics: Hal Hackady & Lee Pockriss 
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Elvis Presley  It's Easy for You   Favoriting Moody Blue  RCA Records  1977  Music: Andrew Lloyd Webber Lyrics: Tim Rice 
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Galt MacDermot & His Trio  African Waltz   Favoriting Art Gallery Jazz  Kilmarnock Records  2015  Music: Galt MacDermot 
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Bette Midler & Barry Manilow  On a Slow Boat to China   Favoriting Bette Midler Sings the Rosemary Clooney Songbook  Columbia  2003  Music & Lyrics: Frank Loesser 
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Judy Garland  Last Night When We Were Young   Favoriting Judy  Light Music Club  1962  Music: Harold Arlen Lyrics: E.Y. Harburg    1:34:40 (Pop-up)
Edith Piaf  Milord   Favoriting Milord  Columbia  1959  Music: Marguerite Monnot Lyrics: Georges Moustaki 
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Dean Martin  Ain't That a Kick in the Head   Favoriting Ain't That a Kick in the Head/Humdinger  Capitol Records  1960  Music: Jimmy Van Heusen Lyrics: Sammy Cahn 
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Bing Crosby With Guy Lombardo And His Royal Canadians  You're Getting to Be a Habit with Me   Favoriting You're Getting to Be a Habit with Me/You're Beautiful Tonight, My Dear  Brunswick  1933  Music: Harry Warren Lyrics: Al Dubin 
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Doris Day  Till We Meet Again   Favoriting Tell Me/Till We Meet Again  Columbia  1952  Music: Richard A. Whiting Lyrics: Raymond B. Egan    1:48:17 (Pop-up)
Ella Fitzgerald  My Favorite Song   Favoriting My Favorite Song  Decca  1952  Music & Lyrics: Moose Charlap & Ernest Gold    1:50:53 (Pop-up)
Barbra Streisand  My Coloring Book   Favoriting The Second Barbra Streisand Album  Columbia  1963  Music: John Kander Lyrics: Fred Ebb 
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Patti Page  (How Much is that) Doggie in the Window?   Favoriting (How Much is that) Doggie in the Window?  Mercury  1953  Music & Lyrics: Bob Merrill 
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The Marcels  Blue Moon   Favoriting Blue Moon  Pye International  1961  Music: Richard Rodgers Lyrics: Lorenz Hart 
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Listener comments!

  7:03pm
Doug Schulkind:

Acid Jazz Finger!
Avatar 7:04pm
Andrew Hollywood:

Hola Doug, Bronwyn, peeps
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 7:06pm
doctorjazz:

Hi all! Are we on the Steam? (The song list days Goldfinger).
Avatar 🎭 7:06pm
Listener Gregory:

Hi! You know, it's very hard to post the comment that the comment board is not available yet!
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 7:09pm
diciassette:

Hello everyone! Sure am ready for belt, I am
  7:09pm
Doug Schulkind:

Accentuate the COVID negative.
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 7:09pm
doctorjazz:

Am I the only one listening to 30s-40s pop?
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 7:10pm
doctorjazz:

Don't go sitting under the apple tree...
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 7:10pm
doctorjazz:

Or did I just miss Goldfinger...?
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 7:11pm
doctorjazz:

Never mind...
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 7:16pm
doctorjazz:

Nice set...😇😕
Avatar 🎭 7:16pm
Listener Gregory:

@doctorjazz: Do not adjust your set. We control the sound and vision.
Avatar 7:17pm
Andrew Hollywood:

It was pure witchcraft, doctorjazz.
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 7:19pm
doctorjazz:

I Got fooled by knowing every tune, which NEVER HAPPENS here, couldn't be Acid Jazz Hands.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:20pm
Webhamster Henry:

California Nights has good chord changes!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:25pm
Bronwyn Bishop:

Hi everyone!!! :D
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:26pm
Webhamster Henry:

In Acid Disco Hands mode again!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:27pm
Bronwyn Bishop:

I was delighted to discover that this essential disco track was written by the most famous German musical theatre songwriting team
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 7:28pm
diciassette:

I like this disco mode!
Avatar 🎭 7:28pm
Listener Gregory:

I will register my official protest against this song, which I actually heard 10,000 times when it was a hit and was tempted to kill myself.
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 7:29pm
doctorjazz:

Ok,don't know Fly Robin Fly, feel at home 😀
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:31pm
Webhamster Henry:

Day jobs of the Musical writers.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:33pm
Bronwyn Bishop:

What a great day job! I dream of writing a pop song someday
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:41pm
Webhamster Henry:

I missed the first set because I was writing a fake folk song for a podcast.
  7:42pm
Jeff g. via app:

Oof missed some good ones. That’ll teach me not to go food shopping. Hi, BC and acid hands.
  7:43pm
Jeff g. via app:

Sorry BB!
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 7:45pm
diciassette:

BC adopted BB! If I remember right..
Avatar Swag For Life Member 7:46pm
Webhamster Henry:

Bronwyn is the Annette of WFMU.
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 7:48pm
diciassette:

I think the Pink Shoelaces song would pair very well with a Yellow Polkadot Bikini song
Avatar 7:49pm
Roberto:

Somewhere, Rik Mayall is smiling.
Avatar 🎭 7:51pm
Listener Gregory:

Dodie Stevens is a new one for me.
Avatar 8:01pm
Andrew Hollywood:

Are you are? That is the question.
Avatar 🎭 8:03pm
Listener Gregory:

I saw the George M. Cohan biopic as a child, and it made a strong impression on me. Maybe it starred James Cagney???? (That is a guess.)
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:12pm
Bronwyn Bishop:

@Henry: Am I? I love that
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:12pm
Bronwyn Bishop:

Hi Jeff G!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:13pm
Bronwyn Bishop:

@Gregory: It did star James Cagney! And the musical about him starred Joel Grey
Avatar 🎭 8:13pm
Listener Gregory:

Crossword help. "Show biz hit." Four letters, begins with B. Anyone??
Avatar 🎭 8:15pm
Listener Gregory:

"It was a very good year" sounds like it should be in a musical. Sinatra sang this a lot in later years; very dramatic.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:17pm
Webhamster Henry:

The standard WFMU version is sung by Shatner.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:18pm
Bronwyn Bishop:

@Gregory: The first time I heard this song it was being played in a rock version by a female singer/guitarist, I forget her name, but I remember it was really intense and affecting when sung somewhat angrily by a middle-aged woman
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:20pm
Bronwyn Bishop:

my favorite thing about THIS song is that it's so cool and psychedelic and was written by uber-square Hal Hackady, lyricist of SNOOPY!!!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:21pm
Bronwyn Bishop:

@Henry: I played that version once in the medley with his crazy Hamlet Soliloquy!
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 8:23pm
doctorjazz:

The Shatner covers are great/terrible.
Avatar 🎭 8:28pm
Listener Gregory:

Where is the hive mind??? "Show biz hit," four letters, B____. If it were a flop, I could say "bomb." But it's not.
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 8:30pm
doctorjazz:

Fun fact-i used to deliver kosher barbecue chicken in high school to Barry Manilow's mom (who was very proud of her boychik).
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 8:34pm
diciassette:

WOW
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 8:34pm
diciassette:

what a belt *that* was
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 8:37pm
diciassette:

tous les deux !
Avatar 🎭 8:38pm
Listener Gregory:

This is a real show of sad looking-back songs, including Milord.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:38pm
Bronwyn Bishop:

@doctorjazz: That is delightful!!! If I was Barry Manilow's mom I would also be very proud of my boychik
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:38pm
Bronwyn Bishop:

@Gregory: Interesting...not intentional! I guess when the theatre lads write pop songs they write them about nostalgia
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 8:40pm
diciassette:

Dino Martini!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:43pm
Bronwyn Bishop:

ok so in the talk set I'm going to mention "that's amore," which I was supposed to play but it didn't make it into the mix for some reason
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:43pm
Bronwyn Bishop:

the radio gods didn't want to make you all hear it again lol
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 8:44pm
diciassette:

the radio gods work in mysterious ways
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 8:44pm
diciassette:

much to our delight!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:47pm
northguineahills:

here, and my voice is sheer!
Avatar 🎭 8:50pm
Listener Gregory:

Milord ends with this "shadow of the street" saying that we should all dance! And sing! And the song seems to get upbeat. But it's really a dance of desperation, and she will return to her drab, sad existence at its end.
Not to be a downer, of course.
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 8:51pm
diciassette:

Moose Charlap!
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 8:52pm
diciassette:

*whomp*
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 8:56pm
doctorjazz:

Great show, thanks Bronwyn! Great weekend all!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:57pm
Bronwyn Bishop:

this song is dumb, but bob merrill is a member of the musical theatre squad and we love him
Avatar 🎭 8:57pm
Listener Gregory:

How Much Is That Doggie is the first pop song I can specifically remember hearing as a child. However, I wasn't alive in 1953, so I suspect my memory is from my grandmother singing it to me.
Sob! You've got me all verklempt, Bronwyn!
Very clever show. Thanks!
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 8:57pm
diciassette:

Thank you Bronwyn!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:57pm
Bronwyn Bishop:

Thank YOU doctorjazz!!
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 8:58pm
doctorjazz:

(Love the Doggie single cover).
Avatar 🎭 8:58pm
Listener Gregory:

@BB, Merrill probably made more money from that than any of his "real" songs.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:58pm
Bronwyn Bishop:

Thank YOU Gregory and diciassette!!!
Avatar 8:58pm
Andrew Hollywood:

what a sweet show :) thx Bronwyn
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:58pm
Webhamster Henry:

Lorenz Hart was already dead and rolling in his grave here.
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:58pm
Bronwyn Bishop:

Thank YOU Andrew!!!
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 8:58pm
diciassette:

I was going to say, Listener Gregory, that I probably knew the song from my mother singing it to me!
Avatar 8:59pm
Andrew Hollywood:

I have the urge to watch American Werewolf in London now
Avatar Swag For Life Member 8:59pm
Bronwyn Bishop:

@Henry: Rolling with delight!
Avatar 🎭 8:59pm
Listener Gregory:

@diciassette, the song is like opium for 5-year-olds.
Avatar 🎭 Swag For Life Member 9:00pm
diciassette:

excellent!
Avatar Swag For Life Member 9:00pm
Webhamster Henry:

Thanks Bronwyn!
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