Composer: Vernon Duke
Lyricist: Ira Gershwin

Opened: January 30, 1936, Winter Garden Theatre, N.Y.C. and closed on May 9, 1936; reopened on September 14, 1936, Winter Garden Theatre, N.Y.C., and closed on December 19, 1936
Performances: 115; 112 (return engagement)

Note: Only recordings of material not otherwise found on the 1999 concert cast album are noted below. For the return engagement, the show was entitled "Ziegfeld Follies Of 1936-1937."

Are You Havin' Any Fun (M: Sammy Fain; L: Jack Yellen) (added to the return engagement; subsequently used in GEORGE WHITE'S SCANDALS OF 1939 and THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED):

1. 78/Decca F7343 (Flanagan and Allen with orchestra conducted by Ronnie Munro) [reissued on Underneath The Arches, CD/EMI CDM7961712]
2. 78/Bluebird B 10379 (Hal Derwin with Shep Fields & His Rippling Rhythm)
3. 78/Victor 26335 (Edythe Wright with Tommy Dorsey and His Orchestra) [reissued on The Chronological Tommy Dorsey And His Orchestra 1939 Vol. 3, CD/Classics 1327]
4. 78/Columbia 35251 (Ella Logan with orchestra) [reissued on The Music Of Broadway: 1939, CD/Encores ENCDNO1/2; Swingin' Scots Lassie, CD/Retrieval Recordings 79021]
5. 78/Mercury 70710X45 (The Crew-Cuts with orchestra conducted by David Carroll) [reissued on Sh-Boom: Where Swing Met Doo-Wop And Rock N Roll, CD/Jasmine 432]
6. 78/Decca 2761 (Helen O'Connell with Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra) [reissued on You Made Me Love You, CD/Flare ROYCD309]
7. 78/Decca 2827 (Dick Robertson, vocal, with Dick Robertson and His Orchestra)
8. 78/Vocalion 5145 (Skip Farrell with the Hoosier Hot Shots) [reissued on Everybody Stomp, CD/Proper Records PROPERBOX-63]
9. 78/Vocalion 5125 (Chick Bullock, vocal, with Chick Bullock and His Levee Loungers)
10. Let's Dance With The Three Suns, RCA Victor (S) LSP-1578 (The Three Suns)
11. Strike Up The Band, Basie Swings, Bennett Sings, Roulette 5231 (Tony Bennett with Count Basie and His Orchestra) [reissued as Basie Swings, Bennett Sings, CD/Roulette Records B2-93899]
12. Presenting…Joe Loss And His Orchestra, CD/Signature 2276 (Joe Loss and His Orchestra)
13. Stritch, CD/DRG 91434 (Elaine Stritch)
14. Are You Havin' Any Fun?: A Celebration Of Sammy Fain, CD/Audiophile Records 261 (Harry Allen with the Keith Ingham Quintet)
15. Tony Bennett Smooth Jazz Tribute, CD/CC Entertainment 8672 (Smooth Jazz All Stars)
16. Great British Dance Bands, CD/Castle Music 447 (Dolly Elsie and Jack Hylton)
17. All Jazzed Up, CD/Adam Brock (Adam Brock)
18. Are You Having Any Fun?, CD/Sou to Nuts (Cali Rose)
19. Jazz & Blues/Soft Swinging Jazz Hits, CD/Jazz & Blues 217 (Billie Holiday)
20. Simply…With Spirit, CD/Arbors 19301 (Hanna Richardson with Phil Flanigan, bass)
21. Chickens, CD/Megaforce 40511 (Buck Howdy)
22. Lost Tracks, CD/JSP Records 965 (Judy Garland)
23. The Broadway Musicals Of 1939, CD/Bayview RNBW025 (Annie Golden with the Ross Patterson Little Big Band)
24. Sammy Sings Fain, CD/Koch 3-7461-2 HI (Sammy Fain)
25. Duets: An American Classic, CD/RPM 80979 (Tony Bennett and Elvis Costello)
26. Lost In The Stars And Stripes, CD/Anakreon Verlag ANA 1001 (Sona MacDonald, Alan Marks, and Udo Samel)
A radio transcription performed by Lanny Ross with Henry Sylvern's Orchestra is also known to exist.

Does A Duck Love Water? (cut):

1. Vernon Duke Revisited Vol. III, CD/Painted Smiles PSCD-147 (The Patios - Terri cerritto, B.K. Kennelly, Phyllis Molen, Marcus Neville, Ken Parks, and Brian Runbeck with accompaniment by Robert Marks)

Harlem Waltz (M/L: Richard Jerome; Walter Kent) (added to the return engagement):

1. 78/Brunswick 7757 (Larry Steward with Leo Reisman and His Orchestra) [reissued on Volume 1 (1931-1936), JJA (M) 1980-1]
2. Broadway Romances Manhattan, CD/Musicrama 30009 (Allard)

I Used To Be Above Love (not used):

1. 78/Brunswick 7698 (Wes Vaughn with Artie Shaw and His New Music) [also 78/Vocalion 4837; reissued on The Chronological Artis Shaw And His Orchestra 1936, CD/Classics 855]
2. Vernon Duke Revisited Vol. III, CD/Painted Smiles PSCD-147 (Sandy Stewart with accompaniment by Arthur Siegel)

Midnight Blue (M: Joseph Burke; L: Edgar Leslie) (added to the return engagement):

1. 78/Conqueror 8724 (Buddy Clark with Dick McDonough Orchestra) [also 78/Melotone 6-11-04; reissued on The Music Of Broadway: 1930-1936, CD/Box Office ENBO-CD2 #9/94]
2. 78/Decca 909 (Muzzy Marcellino with Ted Fio Rito and His Orchestra)
3. 78/Decca 962 (Donald King with Roy Smeck and His Serenaders)
4. 78/Bluebird B 6511 (Charles Chester with Shep Fields and His Rippling Rhythm Orchestra)
5. 78/Brunswick 7737 (Russ Morgan, vocal, with Music in the Russ Morgan Manner) [reissued on Never Tire Of Music In The Morgan Manner, CD/Jasmine Records 403]
6. 78/Victor 25365 (Stuart Allen with Richard Himber and His Ritz-Carlton Orchestra) [reissued on Stars Fell On Alabama, CD/ASV/Living Era 5440]
7. 78/Vocalion 3340 (Henry "Red" Allen and His Orchestra) [also 78/Vocalion 3339; reissued on The Henry Allen Collection, Vol. 4 (1936-1937), CD/Collector's Classics 15]
8. Jack's Back: 1935-1939, CD/Dutton Vocalion 6007 (Jack Hylton)
9. Keep Your Undershirt On, CD/Rialto SLRR-9001 (George Dvorsky with musical direction by Glenn Mehrbach)
10. Among Friends, CD/Stony Plain 1312 (Jeff Healey)
11. Born To Be Blue, CD/Seraphic (Solitaire Miles)
12. Big Bands (Count Basie - EMC2 - The Atomic Mr.), CD/Makin Friends (Count Basie) (unverified)

The Sweepstakes Ticket (sketch by David Freedman):

1. Ziegfeld Follies, Curtain Calls 100/15-16 (Fanny Brice with Hume Cronyn and William Frawley)

You Don't Love Right (M: Vee Lawnhurst; L: Tot Seymour) (added to the return engagement):

1. 78/Brunswick 7720 (Skinny Ennis with Hal Kemp and His Orchestra) [also 78/Brunswick 7780]

Unrecorded Material:

Amateur Night (sketch by David Freeman)
Announcement For Broadway Gold Melody Diggers Of 42nd Street (unused)
Baby Snooks Goes To Hollywood (sketch by David Freedman)
The Ballad Of Baby Face McGinty (Who Bit Off More Than He Could Chew) (cut)
The Better Half Knows Better (not used; no music survives)
Dr. Fradler's Dilemma (sketch) (added to the return engagement)
The Fine Art of Strip Teasing (M/L: Edwin Gilbert) (added to the return engagement)
The Gazooka (including "It's A Different World")
Hot Number (not used; no music survives)
I'm Sharing My Wealth (not used; no music survives)
The Knife-Thrower's Wife (cut)
The Last Of The Cabbies (cut)
Night Flight Of Thee I Spend (sketch by David Freedman)
Oh, Bring Back The Ballet Again (not used; no music survives)
The Petrified Elevator (sketch by David Freedman)
Please Send My Daddy Back Home (cut)
Ridin' The Rails (M: Harold Spina; L: Edward Heyman) (added to the return engagement)
Save Your Yesses (not used)
Sunday Tan (not used; no music survives)
A Super-Special Musical Photoplay Starring Ruby Blondell And Bing Powell With A Large Cast Of Supporting Players (sketch by David Freedman)
Trailer For The 1936 Broadway Gold Melody Diggers
The Voice Of Friendship (sketch by Ogden Nash)
Why Save For That Rainy Day? (not used; no music survives)
Wishing Tree Of Harlem (not used; no music survives)