THE SHEIK OF AVENUE B



Composer: Various
Lyricist: Various

Opened: November 22, 1992, Town Hall, N.Y.C.
Performances: 54


Cohen Owes Me $97 (M/L: Irving Berlin):

1. 78/Varsity 8206 (John Ryan with orchestra)
2. 78/Victor 18023 (Rhoda Bernard with orchestra) [reissued on Jewface, CD/Reboot Stereophonic 006]
3. Irving Berlin Revisited, MGM E-4435 OC (William Cantor) [reissued as CD/Painted Smiles PSCD-118]
4. Wallowitch & Ross, CD/Miranda Music MMCD1004 (John Wallowitch and Bertram Ross with John Wallowitch, piano)
5. Rare And Ridiculous Vaudeville Songs (1903-1926), CD/Original Cast 6002 (Annie Lebeaux)
6. Keep On Smiling: Songs By Irving Berlin 1915-1918, CD/Oakton ORCD0003 (Benjamin Sears with Bradford Conner, piano)


Ish-Ga-Bibble (I Should Worry) (M/L: Sam M. Lewis; Leo W. Meyer; L: Lanny Meyers; Isaiah Sheffer):

1. The Best Of Kay Kyser & His Orchestra, CD/Collectors' Choice Music 111 (Kay Kyser and His Orchestra)
An unverified radio transcription performed by the Irving Miller Orchestra is also known to exist.


Matinee Girl (M/L: Unknown):

1. 78/Victor 17994 (Rhoda Bernard with orchestra) (as "My Yiddish Matinee Girl") (attributed to Addison Burkhardt)


My Yiddisha Colleen (M: Edward Madden; L: Leo Edwards):

1. 78/Victor 16861 (Walter Van Brunt with orchestra)


Nathan, Nathan, What Are You Waitin' For? (M/L: Jas. Kendis):

1. 78/Victor 18023 (Rhoda Bernard with orchestra)


Sam, You Made The Pants Too Long (M/L: Fred Whitehouse; Milton Berle) (based on "Lord, You Made The Night Too Long" by Same M. Lewis and Victor Young):

1. 78/Bluebird B 11260 (Ziggy Talent with Vaughn Monroe and His Orchestra) [reissued on The Vaughn Monroe Collection, CD/Flare 218]
2. Allan Sherman: Live!!! (Hoping You Are The Same), Warner Bros.WS 1649 (Allan Sherman with orchestra conducted by Al Lerner) [reissued on My Son, The Box, CD/Rhino RHM2 7891]
3. Lovelight Shining, CD/Lydia Marks (Lydia Marks)
4. Barbra Streisand's Greatest Hits, CD/Columbia CK-9968 (Barbra Streisand)
5. Artist Series, Vol. 17: Sing The Songs Of Barbra Streisand, CD/Charttraxx Home Entertainment (karaoke)
6. At Last, CD/Arctic Siren Records (Lora Mahaffey)
7. Behind The Tool Shed, CD/Kitten In Manville (Kitten In Manville featuring Angie L)
8. Voice Male, CD/Excellence 4078 (Voice Male)
9. Songs From My Heart, CD/Mary Ann Fosco (Mary Ann Fosco)


The Sheik Of Avenue B (M: Harry Ruby; L: Bert Kalmar):

1. 78/Columbia A 3625 (Frank Crumit with orchestra) [reissued on From Avenue A To The Great White Way, CD/Columbia Legacy C2K 86323]
2. 78/Victor 45323 (Fanny Brice with orchestra) [reissued on Mazel Tov!, CD/Pro-Arte Records 3454]
3. Living In Sin, CD/Cœur de Jeanette Productions 4 (Janet Klein)
4. The Coming Great Millenium, CD/Knitting Factory Works 119 (Roy Nathanson)
5. Kaye Ballard Sings Fanny Brice, CD/Original Cast 9364 (Kaye Ballard)


Since Henry Ford Apologized To Me (M/L: Billy Rose):

1. 78/Diva 2481 G (Irving Kaufman)
2. 78/Columbia 1110 D (Billy Jones & Ernest Hare (The Happiness Boys)) [also 78/ Perfect 12378]
3. 78/ Victor 20925 (The Happiness Boys (Billy Jones-Ernest Hare) with Dave Kaplan, piano)


Whose Izzy Is He? (M/L: Lew Brown; Bud Green; Murray Sturm; L: Lanny Meyers):

1. 78/Emerson 10714 (Jack Kaufman with Norman Glantz and His Orchestra)
2. 78/Brunswick 2568 (Carl Fenton's Orchestra with vocal chorus)
3. 78/Victor 19292 (Bill Murray and The Virginians)
4. 78/Bell 267 (Billy Jones)
5. 78/Banner 1315 (Vernon Dalhart and Ed. Smalle with orchestral accompaniment)
6. 78/Perfect 12104 (Harry Blake)
7. Caught In The Act, CD/Honeywind (Fred Hellerman)


Yiddisha Charleston (M: Fred Fisher; L: Billy Rose):

1. 78/Cameo 1044 (The Dixie Daisies)
2. From Avenue A To The Great White Way, CD/Columbia Legacy C2K 86323 (Nathan Glantz and His Orchestra)
3. Non Accidentalizzarti, CD/Felmay 3009 (Orchestra Bailam)
4. Who Stole The Kishka?!, CD/Ed Goldberg & the Odessa Klezmer Band (Ed Goldberg & the Odessa Klezmer Band)
5. Forbidden Zone, CD/Varese Sarabande VSD-5268 (Danny Elfmann)
6. Touch Of Klez!, CD/Vanguard VMD-79455 (Klezmer Conservatory Band)
7. Yiddish Songs, CD/Membran (The Gilt Edge Four)
8. Shalom Y'All, CD/The People's Republic Of Klezmerica (The People's Republic Of Klezmerica)


Yiddisha Nightingale (M/L: Irving Berlin):

1. Maude Maggart Sings Irving Berlin, CD/Maude Maggart (Maude Maggart)


Unrecorded Material:

Abe And Me And The Baby (M: Harry Von Tilzer; L: Fanny Brice; Lew Brown)
Beckie, Stay In Your Own Back Yard (M/L: Norman; Young; L: Lanny Meyers)
Change Your Immigrant Ways (M: Unknown; L: Isaiah Sheffer)
Doin' The Neighborhood Rag (M/L: Harry Von Tilzer; L: Lanny Meyers; Isaiah Sheffer)
East Side Moon (M: Sam M. Lewis; Leo Meyer; L: Isaiah Sheffer)
Jake The Ball Player (M/L: Irving Berlin)
Nice Baby (M/L: Mac Ruthchild; Leonard Whitcup)
A Rabbi's Daughter (M/L: Charles K. Harris)
Rosenthal Ain't Rosenthal No More (M/L: Robert A. Simon)
Rosie Rosenblatt, Stop The Turkey Trot (M/L: Unknown)
Serenade Me Sadie With A Ragtime Tune (M: Joe Young; L: Bert Grant)
That's An Egg Cream! (M/L: Lanny Meyers; Isaiah Sheffer)
Yiddisha Luck And Irisha Love (Kelly And Rosenbaum, That's Mazel-Toff) (M/L: Alfred Bryan; Fred Fisher)