(Play with Song)
Lyricist: E.Y. Harburg; Billy Rose
Opened: December 12, 1932, Selwyn Theatre, N.Y.C.
It's Only A Paper Moon (If You Believed In Me) (subsequently used in the film version of TAKE A CHANCE):
I have not attempted to compile
discological information for this standard beyond composer renditions.
1. Harold Arlen And His Songs, Capitol (M) T635 (Harold Arlen with orchestra conducted by Peter Matz) [reissued on St. Louis Woman/Harold Arlen And His Songs, CD/DRG 19078]
2. American Songbook Series: E.Y. Harburg, CD/Smithsonian RD 048-16 (E.Y. Harburg with Richard Leonard, piano) [also found on Yip Sings Harburg, CD/Koch International 3-7386-2 H1 (E.Y. Harburg and Jay Gorney with Jay Gorney, piano)]