CAN'T HELP SINGING
(Film)



Composer: Jerome Kern
Lyricist: E.Y. Harburg

Released: December 29, 1944


Any Moment Now:

1. 78/Decca 03570 (Deanna Durbin with orchestra conducted by Edgar Fairchild) [reissued on Musical Ladies & The Music Of Jerome Kern, CD/Encore's Box Office ENBO-CD #4/92]
2. 78/Victor 10-1136 (Thomas L. Thomas with the Victor Orchestra conducted by Maximillian Pilzer)
3. Can't Help Singing/Dubarry Was A Lady, Titania 509 (Deanna Durbin with orchestra conducted by Edgar Fairchild) [reissued on Can't Help Singing, CD/Jasmine JASCD-101]
Unverified radio transcriptions performed by Nat Brandwynne's Orchestra and by The Music Of Manhattan conducted by Norman Cloutier are also known to exist.


Californ-i-ay:

1. 78/Decca album 387 (Deanna Durbin and Robert Paige with orchestra conducted by Edgar Fairchild) [reissued on Musical Ladies & The Music Of Jerome Kern, CD/Encore's Box Office ENBO-CD #4/92]
2. Can't Help Singing/Dubarry Was A Lady, Titania 509 (Deanna Durbin with orchestra conducted by Edgar Fairchild) [reissued on Can't Help Singing, CD/Jasmine JASCD-101]
3. Jerome Kern: A Musical Tribute, Ariel (M) JKT 12 (Chorus)
4. A Jerome Kern Festival, Longines Symphonette (S) LWS-231 (Longines Symphonette Society)
5. American Serenade, Columbia (S) CS-8757 (Percy Faith and His Orchestra) [reissued on Great Folk Themes/American Seranade CD/Collectables 7479]
6. Marni Nixon Sings Classic Kern, CD/Reference Recordings RR-28CD (Marni Nixon with Lincoln Mayorga, piano, and ensemble)
7. Can't Help Singing, CD/Jasmine JASCD-101 (Deanna Durbin)
Radio transcriptions performed by Dinah Shore with the Joseph Lilley Chorus and the Bobby Dolan Orchestra and by the Allen Roth Orchestra and Chorus are also known to exist.


Can't Help Singing:

1. 78/Decca album 387 (Deanna Durbin and Robert Paige with orchestra and chorus conducted by Edgar Fairchild) [reissued on American Songbook Series: E.Y. Harburg, CD/Smithsonian RD 048-16]
2. Can't Help Singing/Dubarry Was A Lady, Titania 509 (Deanna Durbin and Robert Paige with orchestra conducted by Edgar Fairchild) [reissued on Can't Help Singing, CD/Jasmine JASCD-101]
3. A Jerome Kern Festival, Longines Symphonette (S) LWS-231 (Longines Symphonette Society)
4. An Evening With Jerome Kern, United Artists (M) UAL 3039 (Wilbur Evans, Bill Tabbert, and Dolores Perry with orchestra conducted by Joseph Ricardel)
5. The Essential Jerome Kern, Vanguard (S) VSD 87/88 (George Feyer, piano, with rhythm accompaniment)
6. The Melodies Of Jerome Kern Volume 2, Walden (M) 309 (Christina Lind and David Daniels with the Ben Ludlow Orchestra) [reissued on Melodies Of Jerome Kern, CD/Harbinger HCD 1804]
7. This Thing Called Love, Columbia CL-1911 (Sy Rady Singers)
8. The Musicality Of Kern, CD/JAY CDJAZ 9005 (Katrina Murphy with the National Symphony Orchestra conducted by Martin Yates)
9. Sure Thing: The Jerome Kern Songbook, CD/Philips 442 129-2 (Sylvia McNair with Andre Previn, piano, and David Finck, double-bass)
10. When There Is Love, CD/PolyGram 519697 (Abbey Lincoln)
11. Impressive & Romantic, CD/M&I Company 30281 (Eric Reed)
12. Jacqui Naylor, CD/Ruby Records 001 (Jacqui Naylor)
13. A Fine Spring Morning, CD/Consolidated Artists Productions 981 (Jody Sandhaus)
14. Can't Help Singing: A New Look At Jerome Kern Classics, CD/Delos 3224 (Voices Of Ascension)
15. Yip Harburg: With Humor And Hope, CD/Delos 3224 (Nancy Stearns)
16. Dance Bands: Recollections Of '45, CD/Empress Music 876 (unknown performer)
17. Sentimental Journey, CD/Gallerie 429 (unknown performer)
18. Canít Help Singing: The Music Of Jerome Kern, CD/LML Music 11788 02962 (Raissa Katona Bennett with musical direction by Don Rebic)
Radio transcriptions performed by The Melachrino Strings conducted by George Melachrino and The Music Of Manhattan are also known to exist.


Elbow Room:

1. Can't Help Singing/Dubarry Was A Lady, Titania 509 (Robert Paige with orchestra conducted by Edgar Fairchild) [also found on Jerome Kern In Hollywood, Volume 2, JJA (M) 19784]


I'll Follow Your Smile (unused):

1. Marni Nixon Sings Classic Kern, CD/Reference Recordings RR-28CD (Marni Nixon with Lincoln Mayorga, piano, and ensemble)
2. Jerome Kern In London And Hollywood, CD/Rialto Recordings SLRR-9201 (Paige O'Hara with musical direction by David Holcenberg)


More And More:

1. 78/Decca 03570 (Deanna Durbin with orchestra conducted by Edgar Fairchild) [reissued on Musical Ladies & The Music Of Jerome Kern, CD/Encore's Box Office ENBO-CD #4/92]
2. 78/Decca 18649 (Bing Crosby with orchestra conducted by John Scott Trotter and His Orchestra) [also 78/Decca 10220; reissued on The Chronological Bing Crosby, Vol. 37: 1944, CD/Jonzo]
3. 78/Decca 10212 (Teddy Walters with Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra) [also 78/Decca 18642; 78/Decca 18647]
4. 78/Columbia 36776 (Trudy Williams and Glee Club with Horace Heidt and His Musical Knights)
5. 78/Victor 20-1614 (Bonnie Lou Williams with Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra) [reissued on Live And Swinging High, CD/Mr. Music MMCD-7023]
6. 78/V Disc 407 (Bonnie Lou Willaims with Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra) [reissued on The V-Disc Recordings, CD/Collectors' Choice Music 3595]
7. 78/Victor 20-1630 (Perry Como with orchestra) [reissued on The Long Lost Hits, CD/Collectors' Choice Music 54]
8. 78/Victor 10-1136 (Thomas L. Thomas with the Victor Orchestra conducted by Maximillian Pilzer)
9. Can't Help Singing/Dubarry Was A Lady, Titania 509 (Deanna Durbin with orchestra conducted by Edgar Fairchild) [reissued on Can't Help Singing, CD/Jasmine JASCD-101]
10. A Memo From Jerome Kern To George Byron, 10"/Desto D 501 (George Byron with piano accompaniment by William Roy)
11. A Jerome Kern Festival, Longines Symphonette (S) LWS-231 (Longines Symphonette Society)
12. Movie Music In A Small Texas Town 1943-1944, No label, RST-1944 (Harvey Schmidt, piano)
13. Can't Help Singing, CD/Jasmine JASCD-101 (Deanna Durbin)
14. Jerome Kern: All The Things You Are, CD/Audiophile ACD-45 (Susan Watson with Ted Auletta's Orchestra)
15. Beyond The Rainbow: Lyrics By E.Y. Harburg, CD/Oakton ORCD0005 (Benjamin Sears with Bradford Conner, piano)
16. Frankie Carle And His Orchestra 1944-1946, CD/Circle 43 (Frankie Carle and His Orchestra)
17. Missing Chapters, Vol. 8: Get Happy, CD/Avid 589 (Glenn Miller)
18. The Complete Bethlehem Collection, CD/Bethlehem High Fidelity 4001 (Joe Derise)
19. The Chronological Bing Crosby, Vol. 38: 1944, CD/Jonzo (Bing Crosby)
20. As Time Goes By, Vol. 6: War Years, CD/Dutton Vocalion 6096 (Ambrose)


Once In A Million Moons (unused):

1. Discovery, RCA Victor (S) LSC-2986 (Larry Adler, harmonica, and Morton Gould and his Orchestra)
2. Jerome Kern In London And Hollywood, CD/Rialto Recordings SLRR-9201 (Kevin Ligon with musical direction by Ethyl Will)


Swing Your Sweetheart:

1. Can't Help Singing/Dubarry Was A Lady, Titania 509 (Chorus with orchestra conducted by Edgar Fairchild) [also found on Jerome Kern In Hollywood, Volume 2, JJA (M) 19784]


Unrecorded Material:

Honky-Tonk (inst.)
March (inst.)
There'll Come A Day (unused)