Irving Berlin
Lyricist: Irving Berlin

Opened: October 12, 1950, Imperial Theatre, N.Y.C.
Performances: 644

Note: Only recordings of songs not found on the original Broadway cast album, the Merman studio cast album, or the soundtrack are noted below.

For The Very First Time (unused):

1. 78/Victor 20-4671 (Tony Martin with Henri Rene and His Orchestra) [also 45/Victor 47-4671; reissued on Moderation, CD/Jasmine 435]
2. 45/Capitol F3178 (Bunny Paul with Marty Manning's Music)
3. This Is Petula Clark!, Sunset (S) SUS-5101 (Petula Clark) [reissued on In Hollywood/In Other Words, CD/Sequel 40389]
4. All-American Showcase, London 3122-2 [reissued as CD/Vocalion 4317]
5. Steve & Eydie And Friends Celebrate Berlin, CD/ESE Music ESED 104 (Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme with the New World Philharmonic Orchestra)
6. Trust The Wind, CD/Betty Ann (Norman Lasiter)
7. Songs Of Leonard Bernstein And Irving Berlin, CD/Slam 248 (Alison Bentley)
8. Music For Batchelors, CD/Cloud 9 63703 (Henri Rene and His Orchestra) (likely the Tony Martin recording above)

Free (dropped) (music reused for "Snow" in WHITE CHRISTMAS):

1. Irving Sings Berlin, CD/Koch 3-7510-2 HI (Irving Berlin) (demo)

Mr. Motonony (cut; also cut from EASTER PARADE and MISS LIBERTY; latter used in JEROME ROBBIN'S BROADWAY):

1. Irving Berlin Revisited, MGM E-4435 OC (Dorothy Loudon with musical direction by Norman Paris) [reissued as Painted Smiles PS-1356; CD/Painted Smiles PSCD-118]
2. Irving Sings Berlin, CD/Koch 3-7510-2 HI (Irving Berlin with possibly Helmy Kresa at the piano) (demo)
3. Easter Parade, CD/Turner Classic Movies 836023-2 (Judy Garland)
4. Jerome Robbins' Broadway, CD/RCA Victor 60150-2-RC (Debbie Shapiro with orchestra conducted by Paul Gemignani)
5. Jerome Robbins' Broadway, CD/RCA Victor 60150-2-RC (orchestra conducted by Paul Gemignanin) (as "Mr. Monotony Dance")
6. Something To Shout About: The Music Of Irving Berlin, CD/JAY CDJAY 1381 (Kim Criswell with the National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Richard Balcombe) [also found on The Musicality Of Berlin, CD/JAY CDJAZ 9007]
7. The Broadway Musicals Of 1949, CD/Bayview RNBW035 (Marla Schaffel with the Ross Patterson Little Big Band)
8. Let's Face The Music: Ann Tofflemire Sings Irving Berlin, CD/Harbinger HCD 1708 (Anne Tofflemire with musical direction by Ross Patterson)
9. Trap, CD/Zonk 6 (Flat Earth Society)
10. One Night On Broadway With Irving Berlin, CD/Nocturne 11303 (artist unknown)
11. The Songs That Got Away, CD/Polydor 839116 (Sarah Brightman with orchestra conducted by Michael Reed)

Unrecorded Songs:

Anthem For Presentation (not used per Bloom)
Blintzes From Lindy's (not used) (no music survives)
Call Me Madam (written for proposed tv version)
I Speak American (not used) (no music survives)
Lichtenburg Cheese (not used) (no music survives)
Nuts To You (no music survives)
Our Day Of Independence (dropped)
Our Town (unusued)
We Still Like Ike (written for proposed tv version)
What Did You Do To Me? (unused) (no music survives)
What This Country Needs (not used) (no music survives)
The Wild Men Of Lichtenburg (not used) (no music survives)
You've Got To Be Way Out To Be In (written for proposed tv version)