ELSIE



Composer: Eubie Blake
Lyricist: Noble Sissle

Opened: April 2, 1923, Vanderbilt Theatre, N.Y.C.
Performances: 40


Honeymoon Home (M: Monte Carlo; Alma Sanders; L: Alfred Bryan):

1. 78/Columbia A 3440 (Art Hickmanís Orchestra) [reissued on The San Francisco Sound, Vol. 2, CD/Archeophone ARCH 6005]


Two Hearts in Tune (sheet music only):

1. 78/Edison 51146 R (Kaplanís Melodists)
2. More Ragtime!, AEI Records 2124 (Eubie Blake) [reissued on Thatís Ragtime!, CD/AEI Green Room AEI-CD 606]
3. Sissle & Blakeís Shuffle Along Of 1950, CD/Harbinger HCD-3402 (Charlotte Holloman and Laverne Hutchinson with Eubie Blake, piano)


Unrecorded Material:

Baby Bunting
Clouds Of Love (M: Alma Sanders; L: Monte Carlo) (cut after opening)
Elsie (first version) (not used)
Elsie (second version) (M: Alma Sanders; L: Monte Carlo)
Everybodyís Strutting Now
Finale (Act III)
The Firefly (M: Alma Sanders; L: Monte Carlo)
Glow Worm (M: Alma Sanders; L: Monte Carlo) (cut)
Hearts In Tune
I Like To Walk With A Pal Like You
Iíll Find The Key To Your Heart (M: Alma Sanders; L: Monte Carlo) (cut)
Jazzing Thunder Storming Dance (Thunderstorm Jazz) (cut after opening)
Jingle Step (cut)
Loviní Chile (not used)
My Crinoline Girl
One Day In May (M: Alma Sanders; L: Monte Carlo)
A Regular Guy
Sand Flowers
Symphonic Poem (inst.) (M: Eugene Salzer) (cut after opening)
Two Lips Are Roses (M: Monte Carlo; Alma Sanders; L: Alfred Bryan)
With You (cut)