Kurt's English Language Repertoire (partial)

Beyond The Sea ....................Charles Trenet, Leo Chauliac 1943, Jack Lawrence 1947

Orange Colored Sky
................................................ Milton DeLugg, Willie Stein 1950

Some Enchanted Evening..........................Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein 1949
~ for Metropolitan Opera Basso Ezio Pinza in the Broadway musical, South Pacific

Bali Ha'i......................................................Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein 1949
~ for the Broadway musical, South Pacific (lyrics edit: Mario il Basso 2022)

Tonight, Tonight.........................................Leonard Bernstein, Steven Sondheim 1952
~ for the Broadway musical West Side Story

Almost Like Being In Love.......................................Frederick Loewe, Alan Lerner 1947
 - for the Broadway musical Brigadoon

On The Street Where You Live...............................Frederick Loewe, Alan Lerner 1956
 - for the Broadway musical My Fair Lady

Climb Every Mountain...............................Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein 1959
 - for the Broadway musical Sound Of Music

Mambo Italiano ........................Bob Merrill, Gian Carlo Testoni, Gaspare Abbate 1954

Come Rain or Come Shine.................................... Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer 1946

Unchained Melody...............................................................Alex North, Hy Zaret 1955
 - for the film Unchained

To Be Loved……...............… Berry Gordy Jr., Roquel Davis, Gwendolyn Gordy 1957
~ composed for R&B singer Jackie Wilson

Lazy River........................................................Hoagy Carmichael, Sidney Arodin 1930

Write Myself a Letter
..................................................Fred E. Ahlert, Joe Young 1935

Them There Eyes...........................Doris Tauber, Maceo Pinkard , William Tracy1930

Five Foot Two
......................................................Percy Weinrich, Jack Mahoney 1914

When The Red, Red Robin 
............................................................Harry Woods 1926

My Blue Heaven.............................................................................Walter Donaldson, George Whiting 1927
 ~ for the Broadway theatrical revue Ziegfield Follies

Ain't She Sweet.............................................................Milton Ager, Jack Yellen 1927

Blue Skies
.........................................................................................Irving Berlin 1926
 ~ for the Rodgers and Hart musical, Betsy

Pennies From Heaven
.......................................Johnny Burke, Arthur Johnston 1936

A Bushel And A Peck.....................................................................Frank Loesse 1950
~ For the Broadway show Guys and Dolls

You Made Me Love You
............................. James V. Monaco, Joseph McCarthy 1913

It's Only A Paper Moon............................Harold Arlen, Yip Harburg, Billy Rose 1933

Wild Mountain Thyme
....................................Francis McPeake, Robert Tannahill 1957

When Irish Eyes Are Smiling.......Chauncey Olcott George Graff, Jr., Ernest Ball 1912
           ~ for Olcott's operetta, The Isle O' Dreams

My Wild Irish Rose ................................................................... Chauncey Olcott 1899
           ~ from Olcott's operetta, A Romance of Athlone

Toora Loora Loora............................................................ James Royce Shannon 1914
           ~ from Chauncey Olcott's operetta Shameen Dhu

O Mistress Mine... ....................................Thomas Morley, William Shakespeare 1602

Now Is The Month Of Maying..................Thomas Morley, William Shakespeare 1595

It Was A Lover & His Lass... ...................Thomas Morley, William Shakespeare 1600

You're Driving Me Crazy.........................................................Walter Donaldson 1930

When My Sugar Walks Down The Street.......................... Austin, McHugh, Mills  1924

Fool Such As I ………………….....................................……………Bill Trader 1952

Rip It Up……………………….…........…Robert Blackwell, John Marascalco 1956

Dream Lover………….………..…….............………………….Bobby Darin 1959

Wise Men Say.....Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore, George Weiss 1961, Jean Égide 1784

Love Me Tender…..….… Ken Darby, Elvis Presley 1956, George R. Poulton 1861

I Want You, I Need You……..............…..… Maurice Mysels and Ira Kosloff  1956

Good Luck Charm….…...……………………..Aaron Schroeder, Wally Gold 1961

Blue Moon of Kentucky….……...........…………………………Bill Monroe 1945

Stuck On You………….…..............… Aaron Schroeder J. Leslie McFarland 1960

You’re So Square (Baby I Don’t Care)......……… Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller 1957

One Night With You….…… Dave Bartholomew, Pearl King, Anita Steinman 1957

Act Naturally……….…......……...….……… Johnny Russell, Voni Morrison 1961

Baby, Let’s Play House….……….............……………………Arthur Gunter 1954

Return To Sender……….…………………… Winfield Scott, Otis Blackwell 1962

That’s Allright Mama…….…………......…………………….Arthur Crudup 1946

Twilight Time……….….… Buck Ram, Morty Nevins, Al Nevins, Artie Dunn 1944

Devil In Disguise…….………………Bill Giant, Florence Kaye, Bernie Baum 1963

Hard Headed Woman….……....…………………………..Claude Demetrius 1958

I Want You, I Need You, I Love You...........……. Maurice Mysels, Ira Kosloff.1956

Red River Valley....................................................................................folk, pre-1870

The Water Is Wide..................................................................................folk, pre-1700

Get Together.....................................................................................Chet Powers 1964

The Storm is Passing Over ..................................Rev. Dr. Charles Albert Tindley 1905

The Wayward Wind.........................................Stanley Lebowsky, Herb Newman 1956

It's A Sin To Tell A Lie.....................................................................Billy Mayhew 1936

Something Within Me...............................................................Lucie E. Campbell 1919
           ~ arr. piano/vocal KL from the Pilgrim Travelers a cappella arrangment

Don't It Make You Want To Go Home ................................................Joe South 1968
           ~ arr. piano/vocal KL from the Persuasions a cappella arrangment

The Cremation of Sam McGee ...............................................Robert W. Service 1907
     ~ Dedicated to the memory of Scoutmaster Larry Carpenter, NJ 1960-61 ~

There's A Song In My Heart.........................................................................unknown

How Great Thou Art .....Swedish traditional melody, lyrics Carl Gustav Boberg 1885

God Bless America...........................................................Irving Berlin 1918, rev. 1938

The Star Spangled Banner.............John Stafford Smith 1770, Francis Scott Key 1814