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The Cat's Meow

The Cat's Meow (Ukulele Favorites from the Roaring Twenties). Edited by Ian Whitcomb. For Ukulele (Soprano). Squareback saddle-stitched, SongBook. Vaudeville/Tin Pan Alley. Beginning-Intermediate. Book/CD Set. 104 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.20010BCD).

ISBN 9780786668366. Vaudeville/Tin Pan Alley. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

This collection for ukulele brings back many favorite songs and ballads from the Roaring Twenties, plus several songs taken from the notebooks of Al Brown, an itinerant performer active in the period. These songs were featured in the motion pictures The Cat's Meow and Last Call. The music is presented in lead sheet form with melody lines, chord symbols, and lyrics. Photos and artwork from the 1920s enhance the presentation. The music on the companion CD is performed by Ian Whitcomb with his various bands and orchestras.

  • Me-ow!  Performed by Lyrics: Harry D. Kerr; Music: Mel Kaufman
  • I'll Sit Right on the Moon  Performed by Words And Music By Jimmie V. Monaco
  • You're in Style When You're Wearing a Smile  Performed by Al W. Brown, Gus Kahn, And Egbert Van Alstyne
  • Alice Blue Gown  Performed by Lyrics: Joseph McCarthy; Music: Harry Tierney
  • Shine  Performed by Lyrics: Cecil Mack And Lew Brown; Music: Ford Dabney
  • Bimini Bay  Performed by Lyrics: Gus Kahn And Raymond B. Egan; Music: Richard A. Whiting
  • I Ain't Got Nobody Much  Performed by Lyrics: Roger Graham; Music: Spencer Williams
  • Pretty Baby  Performed by Lyrics: Gus Kahn; Music: Tony Jackson And Egbert Van Alstyne
  • Dapper Dan  Performed by Lyrics: Lew Brown; Music: Albert Von Tilzer
  • Poor Butterfly  Performed by Lyrics: John L. Golden; Music: Raymond Hubbell
  • I'll Stand Beneath Your Window Tonight and Whistle  Performed by Lyrics And Music By Jerry Benson, Jimmie McHugh And Georgie Price
  • Wonderful One  Performed by Lyrics: Dorothy Terriss; Music: Marshall Neilan; Arranged By Paul Whiteman And Ferdie Grofé
  • Margie  Performed by Lyrics: Benny Davis; Music: Con Conrad And J. Russel Robinson
  • Any Place Where I Make Money (Is Home Sweet Home to Me)  Performed by Lyrics: William Tracey; Music: Dan Dougherty
  • All By Myself  Performed by Lyrics And Music: Irving Berlin
  • The Sheik Of Araby  Performed by Lyrics: Harry B. Smith And Francis Wheeler; Music: Ted Snyder
  • I Was A Fool  Performed by Lyrics And Music: Manny Romanz
  • The Darktown Strutter's Ball  Performed by Shelton Brooks
  • The Candyland Christmas Ball  Performed by Al Brown
  • Lonely  Performed by Al Brown
  • When You're There  Performed by Al Brown
  • Do I Love You? Yes I Do!  Performed by Al Brown
  • Down On The Farm  Performed by Al Brown
  • Hello, Good Morning, and How Do You Do?  Performed by Al Brown
  • Same As Ever  Performed by Al Brown

The Cat's Meow

Ukulele Favorites from the Roaring Twenties

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