THE CANARY



Composer: Ivan Caryll
Lyricists: Anne Caldwell; P.G. Wodehouse

Opened: November 4, 1918, Globe Theatre, N.Y.C.
Performances: 152


Ding Dong (M/L: Irving Berlin) (originally used in YIP YIP YAPHANK):

1. 78/Columbia A 2647 (Peerless Quartette)


Oh Promise Me You’ll Write To Him Today (M: Jerome Kern; L: Harry Clarke) (cut after opening; same music as “I’ve Been Waiting For You All The Time” in SHE’S A GOOD FELLOW):

For recordings of “I’ve Been Waiting For You All The Time,” see:
1. 78/Victor 35694 (Victor Light Opera Company) [reissued on Broadway Through The Gramophone – Volume III, CD/Pearl GEMS 0084]
2. The First Rose Of Summer, CD/42nd Street Moon MBR 04003 (Steve Rhyne with musical direction by Dave Dobrusky)
3. She’s A Good Fellow, CDr/American Classics (Ensemble with Tim Harbold, piano)


Only In Dreams (L: Harry B. Smith):

1. 78/Specially Imp. A 2696 (Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra directed by Joseph Knecht)


Take A Chance (Little Girl And Learn To Dance) (M: Jerome Kern; L: Harry B. Smith):

1. 78/Edison 50510 (Jaudas’ Society Orchestra)
2. 78/Victor 18541 (Joseph C. Smith’s Orchestra)
3. Jerome Kern Revisited Vol. II, Painted Smiles PS-1378 (Kaye Ballard, Arthur Siegel, and Chorus) [reissued as CD/Painted Smiles PSCD-111]



This Is The Time (M/L: Clifton Crawford):

1. 78/Edison 50510 (Jaudas’ Society Orchestra)



Thousands Of Years Ago (L: P.G. Wodehouse):

1. 78/Specially Imp. A 2696 (Waldorf-Astoria Dance Orchestra directed by Joseph Knecht)
2. 78/Victor 18541 (Joseph C. Smith’s Orchestra)



You're So Beautiful (M/L: Irving Berlin):

1. Gay Love, CD/Garret Mountain Records CDP ES0804 (Clark Kinkade and Keith Anderson with musical direction by Richard Danley)


Unrecorded Material:

Burglar Dance (inst.) (M: Harold Vickers)
Finale (Act 1)
Finale (Act 2)
The Haunting Honeymoon (L: Anne Caldwell) (not in programs)
Hunting Song (L: Anne Caldwell)
I Have Just One Heart (For Just One Boy) (M/L: Irving Berlin)
I Wouldn’t Give That For The Man Who Couldn’t Dance (M/L: Irving Berlin)
It’s The Little Bit Of Irish (M/L: Irving Berlin) (cut?)
Jazz Marimba (M: Harry Tierney; L: Anne Caldwell) (not in programs)
Julie And Her Johnnies (L: P.G. Wodehouse) (not in programs)
Love Me In The Spring (M: William B. Kernell; L: Richard Fechheimer)
Oh, Doctor (M: Harry Tierney; L: Anne Caldwell) (not in programs)
Opening (Act 1)
Opening (Act 1)
That Little German Band (L: Benj. Hapgood Burt) (dropped for the subsequent tour)
That’s What Men Are For (L: P.G. Wodehouse)
They’re Getting Away With Murder (M: William B. Kernell; L: Richard Fechheimer) (added for the subsequent tour)