THE COHAN REVUE OF 1918



Composer: George M. Cohan
Lyricist: George M. Cohan

Opened: December 31, 1917, New Amsterdam Theatre, N.Y.C.
Performances: 96


Down Where The Jack O’Lanterns Grow (Down Where The Pumpkins Grow) (M/L: Irving Berlin):

1. Keep On Smiling: Songs By Irving Berlin 1915-1918, CD/Oakton ORCD0003  (Benjamin Sears with Bradford Conner, piano)
2. Irving Berlin & Co., CD/Garrett Mountain Records GMRD CDP 715 (Matthew Nardozzi and Michael Kasper with music direction by Richard Danley)


The Eyes Of Youth See The Truth (M/L: Irving Berlin; George M. Cohan):

1. You’re A Grand Old Flag, CD/New World Records 80685-2 (Bernadette Boerckel with the Paragon Ragtime Orchestra conducted by Rick Benjamin)
2. Keep On Smiling: Songs By Irving Berlin 1915-1918, CD/Oakton ORCD0003  (Benjamin Sears with Bradford Conner, piano)


The Man Who Put The Germ In Germany:

1. 78/Columbia A -6051 (Nora Bayes with orchestral accompaniment) [reissued on Music From The New York Stage Vol. 4: 1917-1920, CD/Pearl GEMM CDS 9059-61]


Polly, Pretty Polly (Polly With A Past) (M: Irving Berlin) :

1. Keep On Smiling: Songs By Irving Berlin 1915-1918, CD/Oakton ORCD0003  (Benjamin Sears with Bradford Conner, piano)


Regretful Blues (M: Cliff Hess; L: Grant Clarke) (not in programs):

1. 78/Columbia A-6038 (Nora Bayes) [reissued on Music From The New York Stage Vol. 4: 1917-1920, CD/Pearl GEMM CDS 9059-61]
2. 78/Columbia 2548 (W.C. Sweatman’s Original Jazz Band) [also 78/Columbia 2908; reissued on Wilbur Sweatman: Recorded In New  York 1916-1935, CD/Jazz Oracle BDW 8046]


Unrecorded Material:

All Dressed Up In A Tailor Made
A Bad Chinaman From Shanghai (M/L: Irving Berlin) (now lost)
Ensemble
The Gathering Of The Slaves (inst.) (M: Unknown)
King Of Broadway (M/L: Irving Berlin) (now lost)
A Man Is Only A Man (M/L: Irving Berlin) (now lost)
The Old Maid Blues (M: David W. Guion; L: Web Maddox)
Our Acrobatic Melodramatic Home
Pipers Of Pan Dance (dance) (M: Unknown)
The Potash And Perlmutter Ball
Show Me The Way (M/L: Irving Berlin) (now lost)
Spanish (M: Irving Berlin; L: George M. Cohan)
Their Hearts Are Over Here
The Wedding Of Words And Music (M/L: Irving Berlin) (now lost)
When Ziegfeld’s Follies Hit The Town
Why Do You Love? (M: James Brockman; L: Ed Moran)