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

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

Let It Snow…................................................................Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne   1945

Let's Face The Music and Dance
….................................................Irving Berlin  1936
~for the film Follow the Fleet

Cheek To Cheek…..........................................................................Irving Berlin  1934
~for the Broadway show Top Hat with Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers

You Do Something to Me…..............................................................Cole Porter 1959
~for the show Fifty Million Frenchmen

I Could Have Danced All Night.............Frederick Loewe, Alan Jay Lerner, 1956
~for the Broadway show My Fair Lady

Fly Me To The Moon…................................................................Bart Howard 1954

Love Me….........................................................Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller 1954

Crazy….......................................................................................Willie Nelson 1958

I Can't Give You Anything But Love….........Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields 1928
for the show Blackbirds of 1928

More..................Music: Riz Ortolani, Nino Oliviero, English lyrics:Norman Newell 1962
- Instrumental theme from the movie Mondo Cane

When You’re Smiling…................ Larry Shay, Mark Fisher and Joe Goodwin. 1928

That's Amore..........................................................Harry Warren, Jack Brooks.1953

Happy Trails…................................................................................Dale Evans 194?

It’s a Good Day…................................................... Peggy Lee, Dave Barbour 1946

We’ll Meet Again…......................................... Ross Parker,  Hughie Charles, 1939

Let It Snow…............................................................Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne   1945

I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm…..................................Irving Berlin  1937

Mairzy Doats…........................Milton Drake, Al Hoffman, and Jerry Livingston 1943

How Deep Is The Ocean….........................................................Irving Berlin 1932

Autumn Leaves...…."Les Feuilles mortes" Joseph Kosma, Jacques Prévert, 1945.
English lyrics: Johnny Mercer

Everybody Loves My Baby…....................... Spencer Williams, Jack Palmer 1924

Shaddupa You Face….....................................................................Joe Dolce 1980

Teddy Bear…........................................................... Kal Mann, Bernie Lowe 1957

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

Bye Bye Blackbird…...............................................Ray Henderson, Mort Dixon 1926

Dream A Little Dream….................Fabian Andre, Wilbur Schwandt, Gus Kahn 1931

Four Leaf Clover…..................................................Mort Dixon, Harry Woods   1927

Music Music Music..................................................... Stephen Weiss, Bernie Baum 1950

My Heart Will Go On... ................................................James Horner, Will Jennings 1997
~ for the film The Titanic

Night And Day.................................................................................Cole Porter 1932
 ~ for the
Broadway musical Gay Divorcee

Stranger in Paradise…....................................... Robert Wright, George Forrest 1953
music adapted from Alexander Borodin: Gliding Dance of the Maidens,
in the opera Prince Igor
1890

Till There Was You...........................................................................Meredith Willson 1957
~ for the Broadway musical The Music Man

Yessir That’s My Baby.........................................Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn. 1925

Always….........................................................................................Irving Berlin 1925

Best Things In Life Are Free….Ray Henderson, Buddy DeSylva, Lew Brown 1927
~ for the Broadway musical Good News

Wrap Your Troubles In Dreams..........…Harry Barris, Ted Koehler, Billy Moll 1931

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