OH, PLEASE!



Composer: Vincent Youmans
Lyricists: Anne Caldwell; Otto Harbach

Opened: December 21, 1926, Fulton Theatre, N.Y.C.
Performances: 79


(Where Are The) Girls Of The Old Brigade (C/L: unknown) (interpolation):

1. 78/Columbia (E) L-1153 (Vesta Tilley)


I Know That You Know:

I have not attempted to provide discological information for this Youmans standard.


Like She Loves Me:

1. 78/Victor 20437 (Waring's Pennsylvanians) (as "Like He Loves Me")
2. 78/Victor 20361 (Beatrice Lillie with male chorus and Vincent Youmans, piano) (as "Like He Loves Me") [reissued on American Songbook Series: Vincent Youmans, CD/Smithsonian RD 048-20; Tea For Two: The Songs Of Vincent Youmans, CD/Living Era CD AJA 5379]
3. Originals: Musical Comedy 1909-1935, RCA Victor (M) LPV-560 (Beatrice Lillie with male chorus and Vincent Youmans, piano) (as "Like He Loves Me") (alternate take) [also found on And Then We Wrote ..., New World (M) NW 272]
4. Vincent Youmans Revisited, CD/Painted Smiles PSCD-142 (Arthur Siegel and Dorothy Loudon with accompaniment by Arthur Siegel) (as "Like He Loves Me")
5. Orchids In The Moonlight: Songs Of Vincent Youmans, CD/Arabesque Z6670 (Joan Morris and Robert White with William Bolcom, piano) (as "Like He Loves Me")


Nicodemus:

1. 78/Victor 20437 (Waring's Pennsylvanians)
2. 78/Victor 20361 (Beatrice Lillie with Vincent Youmans, piano) [reissued on The Unique! The Incomparable! Bea Lillie, CD/Pearl 7054; Tea For Two: The Songs Of Vincent Youmans, CD/Living Era CD AJA 5379]
3. The Carioca: Songs Of Vincent Youmans Volume 2, CD/Arabesque Z6692 (Joan Morris and Robert White with William Bolcom, piano)


Unrecorded Numbers:

Finale
Floating Along (cut)
Greyhound (cut)
Homely, But Clean
I Can't Be Happy (cut)
I Can't Make My Husband Behave (not in playbill)
I'd Steal A Star
Lily Of The Valley (cut)
Love And Kisses 'N' Everything (cut after opening)
Love Me (M: Phillip Braham; L: Reginald Arkell) (interpolation)
Moments (cut)
Opening, Act II
Opening, Act III (added during the run)
She Was A Wonderful Queen (cut)
Snappy Show In Town
Waltz (cut after opening)
A Week-end In July (cut)
When Daddy Goes A-Hunting (cut)
(I'm Waiting For A) Wonderful Girl