THE WORLD OF SUZIE WONG
(Play with songs)

Composer: As noted
Lyricist: As noted

Opened: October 14, 1958, Broadhurst Theatre , N.Y.C.; November 17, 1959, Prince of Wales Theatre, London
Performances: 508 (Broadway); 832 (London)


The Ding Dong Song (M/L: Lionel Bart, L: Yao Ming) (used in the London production):

1. 45/Decca 45-F 11192" (Tsai Chin in English with accompaniment directed by Harry Robinson) [reissued on The Genius Of Lionel Bart, CD/Sepia 1201]


How Can You Forget (M: Richard Rodgers; L: Lorenz Hart) (used in the Broadway production; original written for but dropped from the film FOOLS FOR SCANDAL):

1. 78/Decca 1732 (Bob Crosby, vocal, with Bob Crosby and His Orchestra) [reissued on How Can You Forget? Vol. 6, CD/Halycon 125]
2. 78/Bluebird B 7456 (Ernie Straub with "Styled the Blue Barron Way")
3. 78/Brunswick 8089 (Terry Allan with Red Norvo and His Orchestra) [reissued on The Chronological Red Norvo And His Orchestra 1937-1938, CD/Classics 1157]
4. 78/Victor 25799 (Edythe Wright with Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra) [reissued on The Chronological Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra 1937-1938, CD/Classics 1078]
5. 45/B G Records 45-1 (Helen Ward with the Benny Goodman Quartet)
6. 45/Decca 9-30764 (The Four Aces with orchestra conducted by Jack Pleis) [also found on Hits From Broadway, Decca (M) DL 8855]
7. 45/Columbia 4-41285 (Frank De Vol and his Orchestra)
8. Sing Me a Swing Song, Atlantic 1285 (Bobby Short with music conducted by Phil Mooore) [reissued on Speaking of Love/Sing Me a Swing Song, CD/Collectables 6843]
9. Live At The Paradise Restaurant, CD/Magic 42 (The Glen Miller Orchestra) [also found on The Complete Sustaining Broadcasts, Vol. 3: On the Sentimental Side, CD/Jazz Band 2180]
10. All Hart: Songs of Lorenz Hart, CD/Sindrome 8947 (Eric Comstock)


The Second Spring (M/L: Lionel Bart, L: Yao Ming) (Chinese version of "The Ding Dong Song"):

1. 45/Decca 45-F 11192 (Tsai Chin in Chinese with accompaniment directed by Harry Robinson)


Suzie Wong (aka "The Cloud Song") (M: James Van Heusen; L: Sammy Cahn) (written for the film version):

1. 45/Victor 47-7801 (The Ames Brothers with orchestra conducted by Glenn Osser)
2. 45/MGM K12959 (Tommy Edwards with orchestra and chorus conducted by LeRoy Holmes)