Oh, Kay! > Archival Reconstruction of Original 1924 Production


Show Details

Show
Oh, Kay! (11)
Music
George Gershwin (846)
Lyrics
Howard Dietz (192), Ira Gershwin (704)
Book
Guy Bolton (47), P.G. Wodehouse [1] (61)

Recording Details

Date
1926
Type
Audio / Stage Cast / (Compilation)
Method
Studio
Language
English
Performer
George Gershwin (846), Gertrude Lawrence (104)
Notes
Part of the "Smithsonian American Musical Theater Series." Gatefold cover with bound-in eight-page booklet containing black and white photos of the New York and London productions.

The New York (1926 recordings) and London (1927 recordings) casts and the composer.
Shortcode
[r6774]

Releases (2)

Format
LP
Label
RCA Special Products DPL 1 0310
Released
1978
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Also Contains
Clap Yo' Hands / Do-Do-Do - 1926 George Gershwin
Clap Yo' Hands / Do-Do-Do - 1926 Victor Arden and Phil Ohman
Do-Do-Do / Clap Yo' Hands - 1927 Original London Cast
Do-Do-Do / Someone to Watch Over Me - 1926 Gertrude Lawrence
Maybe / Someone to Watch Over Me - 1926 George Gershwin
Maybe / Someone to Watch Over Me - 1926 Virginia Rea & Franklyn Baur
Someone to Watch Over Me / Maybe - 1927 Original London Cast
Vocal Gems From Oh, Kay! / Girl Friend (Selection) - 1927 Columbia Light Opera Company
# Tracks
13
Lists
35 collectors / 5 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl9013]
SIDE ONE
1. Prologue: Maybe (excerpt) - Due pianists Victor Arden and Phil Ohman [1926]
2. Maybe - George Gershwin, piano [1927]
3. Maybe - Gertrude Lawrence and Harold French, with His Majesty's Theatre Orchestra [1927]
4. Clap Yo' Hands - George Gershwin, piano [1927]
5. Clap Yo' Hands - Claude Hulbert with His Majesty's Theatre Orchestra
6. Do, Do, Do - George Gershwin, piano [1927]
7. Do, Do, Do - Gertrude Lawrence and Harold French, with His Majesty's Theatre Orchestra
SIDE TWO
1. Entr'acte: (medley) Clap Yo' Hands, Fidgety Feet; Do, Do, Do; Someone to Watch Over Me - Duo pianists Victor Arden and Phil Ohman [1926]
2. Someone to Watch Over Me - George Gershwin, piano [1927]
3. Someone to Watch Over Me - Gertrude Lawrence with His Majesty's Theatre Orchestra [1927]
4. Oh, Kay! (excerpt) Columbia Light Opera Company, with duo painists Constance Mering and Frank Banta [1926]
5. Do, Do, Do - Gertrude Lawrence with Tom Waring, piano [1926]
6. Someone to Watch Over Me - Gertrude Lawrence with Tom Waring, piano [1926]