Primrose > Original London Cast


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Show
Primrose (3)
Music
George Gershwin (840)
Lyrics
Desmond Carter (35), Ira Gershwin (705)
Book
Guy Bolton (47), George Grossmith (22)

Recording Details

Date
1924
Type
Audio / Stage Cast
Method
Studio
Language
English
Location
UK / England / London
Conductor
J. Ansell
Performer
Percy Heming (2), Leslie Henson (17), Margery Hicklin, Claude Hulbert (6), Heather Thatcher (5), Thomas Weguelen
Shortcode
[r9175]

Releases (10)

Format
CD
Label
Pearl 113
Released
2001-08-28
Barcode
727031011323
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Also Contains
The Ultimate George Gershwin Volume 1 - Various
Notes
Includes the London cast recording of 'Primrose' - 13 tracks (1924)
# Tracks
22
Length
75:38
Lists
15 collectors / 5 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl10682]
1. Sinbad: Swanee - Al Jolson
2. George White's Scandals Of 1920: The Songs Of Long Ago - Lester O'Keefe
3. Mayfair And Montmartre: Please Do It Again - Alice Delysia
4. George White's Scandals Of 1922: I Found A Four-Leaf Clover - Paul Whiteman Orchestra
5. George White's Scandals Of 1922: I'll Build A Stairway To Paradise - Paul Whiteman Orchestra
6. George White's Scandals Of 1922: I'll Build A Stairway To Paradise - The Original Piano Trio
7. George White's Scandals Of 1923: The Life Of A Rose - Charles Dornberger Orchestra
8. Little Miss Bluebeard: I Won't Say I Will - Irene Bordoni
9. George White's Scandals Of 1924: Somebody Loves Me - Tom Patricola
10. Primrose: Overture - Winter Garden Theatre Orchestra/John Ansell
11. Primrose: The Countryside - Percy Heming
12. Primrose: When Toby Is Out Of Town - Leslie Henson
13. Primrose: Some Far-Away Someone - Percy Heming/Margery Hicklin
14. Primrose: The Mophams - Leslie Henson/Heather Thatcher/Thomas Weguelen
15. Primrose: I'll Have A House In Berkeley Square - Margery Hicklin/Claude Hulbert
16. Primrose: Boy Wanted - Heather Thatcher
17. Primrose: Mary, Queen Of Scots - Leslie Henson
18. Primrose: Wait A Bit, Susie - Percy Heming
19. Primrose: Naughty Baby - Margery Hicklin
20. Primrose: Ballet Music - Winter Garden Theatre Orchestra
21. Primrose: That New-Fangled Mother Of Mine - Leslie Henson
22. Primrose: I Make Hay When The Moon Shines - Heather Thatcher

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Title
The Countryside/Wait a Bit, Susie
Format
78
Label
Columbia 9007
Released
1924
Country
UK
# Tracks
2
Lists
1 collector / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl63205]
A. The Countryside
B. Wait a Bit, Susie

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Title
Overture from "Primrose"
Format
78
Label
Columbia 9006
Released
1924
Country
UK
# Tracks
2
Lists
1 collector / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl63204]
A. Overture from "Primrose" (Part 1)
B. Overture from "Primrose" (Part 2)

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Title
Some Far-Away Someone/Ballet Music
Format
78
Label
Columbia 9005
Released
1924
Country
UK
# Tracks
2
Lists
1 collector / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl63203]
A. Some Far-Away Someone
B. Ballet Music

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Title
I'll Have A House in Berkeley Square/Naughty Baby
Format
78
Label
Columbia 9004
Released
1924
Country
UK
# Tracks
2
Lists
1 collector / 0 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl63202]
A. I'll Have A House in Berkeley Square
B. Naughty Baby

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Title
The Mophams/I Make Hay When The Moon Shines
Format
78
Label
Columbia 9003
Released
1924
Country
UK
# Tracks
2
Lists
1 collector / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl63201]
A. The Mophams
B. I Make Hay When The Moon Shines

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Title
Boy Wanted/Mary, Queen of Scots
Format
78
Label
Columbia 9002
Released
1924
Country
UK
# Tracks
2
Lists
1 collector / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl63200]
A. Boy Wanted
B. Mary, Queen of Scots

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Title
When Toby is Out of Town/That New-Fangled Mother of Mine
Format
78
Label
Columbia 9001
Released
1924
Country
UK
# Tracks
2
Lists
1 collector / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl63199]
A. When Toby is Out of Town
B. That New-Fangled Mother of Mine
Format
LP
Label
World Records SH214
Released
1974
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Notes
Contains additional 6 tracks of Gershwin playing his own music.
# Tracks
18
Lists
13 collectors / 2 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl12803]
Title
George Gershwin - An American in London
Format
CD
Label
Monmouth-Evergreen MES/7071
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Notes
Electronically adapted to simulate stereo. Also contains six tracks with George Gershwin on piano.
# Tracks
18
Lists
3 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl12807]
Side One
1. PRIMROSE: This Is the Life for a Man (words: Desmond Carter/music: George Gershwin) - Percy Heming
2. PRIMROSE: When Toby Is Out of Town (words: Desmond Carter/music: George Gershwin) - Leslie Henson
3. PRIMROSE: Some Far Away Someone (words: Ira Gershwin & B.G. DeSylva/music: George Gershwin)(same music as "At Half-Past Seven" from NIFTIES OF 1923) - Percy Heming & Margery Hicklin
4. PRIMROSE: The Mophams (words: Desmond Carter/music: George Gershwin) - Leslie Henson, Heather Thatcher & Thomas Weguelen
5. PRIMROSE: Berkeley Square and Kew (words: Desmond Carter/music: George Gershwin) - Margery Hicklin & Claude Hulbert
6. PRIMROSE: Boy Wanted (words: Ira Gershwin/music: George Gershwin)(revised from A DANGEROUS MAID) - Heather Thatcher & Chorus
7. PRIMROSE: Mary, Queen of Scots (words: Desmond Carter/music: George Gershwin) - Leslie Henson & Claude Hulbert
8. PRIMROSE: Wait a Bit, Susie (words: Desmond Carter & Ira Gershwin/music: George Gershwin)(same music as "Beautiful Gypsy" cut from ROSALIE) - Percy Heming
9. PRIMROSE: Naughty Baby (words: Desmond Carter & Ira Gershwin/music: George Gershwin) - Margery Hicklin & Chorus
Side Two
1. PRIMROSE: Ballet Music (music: George Gershwin)
2. PRIMROSE: That New-Fangled Mother of Mine (words: Desmond Carter/music: George Gershwin) - Leslie Henson
3. PRIMROSE: I Make Hay When the Moon Shines (words: Desmond Carter/music: George Gershwin) - Heather Thatcher & Chorus
4. GEORGE GERSHWIN, PIANO: Andante from "Rhapsody in Blue"
5. GEORGE GERSHWIN, PIANO: Preludes 1,2, and 3
6. GEORGE GERSHWIN, PIANO: Do-Do-Do (from OH, KAY!)
7. GEORGE GERSHWIN, PIANO: Maybe (from OH, KAY!)
8. GEORGE GERSHWIN, PIANO: Someone to Watch Over Me (from OH, KAY!)
9. GEORGE GERSHWIN, PIANO: Clap Yo' Hands (from OH, KAY!)

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