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The Comden & Green Songbook

Composed by Adolph Green and Betty Comden. Artist/Personality; Book; Personality Book; Piano/Vocal/Chords. P/V/G Composer Collection. Broadway; Movie. Softcover. 144 pages. Alfred Music #34010. Published by Alfred Music (HL.322287).

Item Number: HL.322287
ISBN 0739064924. Broadway; Movie. 9x12 inches.

During their long career, Betty Comden and Adolph Green wrote lyrics for some of the Broadway and film world's greatest composers, including Leonard Bernstein, Jule Styne, Cy Coleman, and Andre Previn. A Comden and Green lyric was always fun, poignant, witty, intelligent, and well-crafted. This book features 27 of their best-loved songs, as well as a song-by-song analysis and a special appreciation by Phyllis Newman (Mrs. Adolph Green). Titles: Comes Once in a Lifetime • If You Hadn't But You Did • Just in Time • Lonely Town • Make Someone Happy • Never Met a Man I Didn't Like • Never Never Land • New York, New York • The Party's Over • and more.

  • PARTY'S OVER, THE (from 'Bells Are Ringing') 
  • SOME OTHER TIME (from 'On The Town') 
  • Ohio 
  • LUCKY TO BE ME (from 'On the Town') 
  • FIREWORKS (from 'Do, Re, Mi') 
  • MOSES (from 'Singin' in the Rain') 
  • MAKE SOMEONE HAPPY (from 'Do Re Mi') 
  • NEVER MET A MAN I DIDN'T LIKE (from 'Will Rogers Follies') 
  • IF YOU HADN'T BUT YOU DID (from 'Two on the Aisle') 
  • BE A SANTA (from 'Subways are for Sleeping') 
  • BEING GOOD ISNÆT GOOD ENOUGH (from 'Hallelujah! Baby') 
  • CAPTAIN HOOKÆS WALTZ (from Peter Pan) 
  • COMES ONCE IN A LIFETIME (from 'Subways Are For Sleeping') 
  • FRENCH LESSON, THE (from 'Good News') 
  • I Like Myself 
  • IT'S LOVE (from 'Wonderful Town') 
  • LEARN TO BE LONELY (from 'A Dolls Life') 
  • LONG BEFORE I KNEW YOU (from 'Bells Are Ringing') 
  • LOOK AROUND (from 'Will Rogers Follies') 
  • MY OWN MORNING (from 'Hallelujah! Baby') 
  • ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY (from 'On the Twentieth Century') 
  • WHEN THE WEATHER'S BETTER (from 'Hallelujah! Baby') 
  • YOU MUSTN'T FEEL DISCOURAGED (from 'Fade Out-Fade In') 
  • JUST IN TIME (from ôBells Are Ringingö) 
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