Show Boat


Show Details

Music
Jerome Kern (640)
Lyrics
Oscar Hammerstein II (879)
Book
Oscar Hammerstein II (879)
Additional Lyrics
Oscar Hammerstein II (879), P.G. Wodehouse (62)
Type
Musical
Source
Edna Ferber's novel of the same name.
Premiere
December 27, 1927

Recordings


Audio Recordings

Show Boat - 1928 Original London Cast
Show Boat - 1932 Studio Cast
Ol' Man River / Ah Still Suits Me - 1936 Paul Robeson
Show Boat - 1936 Film Soundtrack
Show Boat - 1940 Radio Cast
Show Boat - 1946 Broadway Cast
Show Boat - 1947 Studio Cast (Bing Crosby)
Show Boat - 1951 Studio Cast
Show Boat - 1951 Studio Cast
Show Boat - 1951 Soundtrack
Show Boat - 1953 Studio Cast
Show Boat - 1956 Studio Cast (Merrill and Munsel)
Four from Showboat - 1958 Studio Cast
Show Boat - 1958 Studio Cast
The Music of Showboat - 1959 Studio Cast
Show Boat - 1959 Studio Cast
Show Boat - 1959 Studio Cast
The New Jazz Sound of Show Boat - 1960 Bob Brookmeyer
Show Boat - 1960 Kenny Dorham Jazz Quintet
Show Boat - 1962 Studio Cast
Show Boat - 1962 Studio Cast
Show Boat - 1963 Studio Cast
Show Boat - 1966 Lincoln Center Cast
Show Boat - 1967 German Cast
Show Boat - 1971 Studio Cast
Show Boat - 1971 London Cast
Show Boat - 1976 Compilation
Show Boat - 1988 Studio Cast
Show Boat - 1993 Studio Cast
Show Boat - 1993 London Studio Cast
Show Boat - 1993 Toronto Cast
André Previn And Friends Play Show Boat - 1995 André Previn And Friends
Show Boat - 1996 Studio Cast
Show Boat - 1999 Compilation
Bill / Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man - Kathy Kirby
Show Boat - Studio Cast
Show Boat - Studio Cast
Show Boat - Studio Cast
Show Boat - Todd Duncan
Show Boat - Studio Cast (Russ Case)
Show Boat - Studio Cast
Show Boat - Studio Cast
Show Boat - Studio Cast
Sings the Hits of Show Boat - Karaoke

Video Recordings

Show Boat - 1929 Film
Show Boat - 1936 Film
Show Boat - 1951 Film
Show Boat - 2014 San Francisco Opera

Noncommercial Audio Recordings

Show Boat - 1949 Radio Cast (The Railroad Hour)
Show Boat - 2012 Lyric Opera of Chicago
Building A Library: Show Boat - 2016 BBC Radio

Noncommercial Video Recordings

Show Boat - 1988 Paper Mill Playhouse
Bill - 2016 Rebecca Trehearn
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Songs also appear on these recordings (89)


Recording Songs
Autumn in New York and Other Classics - 1950 Jo Stafford Make Believe
Here's Martha Raye - 1954 Martha Raye Ol' Man River
Barbara Lea - 1956 Barbara Lea Nobody Else but Me
Harpo In Hi-Fi - 1957 Harpo Marx Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
Mitzi - 1957 Mitzi Gaynor Nobody Else but Me
Nobody Else But Me - 1957 Bobby Short Nobody Else but Me
The Road To Romance - 1957 Dorothy Lamour Bill, Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
Speaking of Love - 1957 Shirley Jones & Jack Cassidy You Are Love
Just Before Dawn - 1958 Pat Healy Nobody Else but Me
Show Stoppers From The Twenties - 1958 Edmund Hockridge Why Do I Love You?
Andre Previn Plays Songs By Jerome Kern - 1959 Andre Previn Ol' Man River, Why Do I Love You?
Blossom Dearie, Soubrette, Sings Broadway Hit Songs - 1960 Blossom Dearie Life Upon the Wicked Stage
Porgy & Bess / Show Boat - 1960 Frank Chacksfield and his Orchestra Bill, Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man, Make Believe, Ol' Man River, Why Do I Love You?, You Are Love
Show Boat and Porgy & Bess - 1960 Edmundo Ros and His Orchestra Bill, Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man, Make Believe, Ol' Man River, Why Do I Love You?, You Are Love
Show Souvenirs - 1961 Harry Secombe Make Believe
Love Walked In - 1962 Morton Gould and his Orchestra Why Do I Love You?
Out-a Space: The Spotnicks in London - 1962 The Spotnicks Ol' Man River
Overture: American Musical Theatre, Vol. 1 (1924-1935) - 1962 Hugo Montenegro & Orchestra Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man, Make Believe, Ol' Man River, Why Do I Love You?
Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook - 1963 Ella Fitzgerald Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
Good Night Sweetheart - 1963 Morton Gould and his Orchestra Make Believe
The Third Album - 1964 Barbra Streisand Make Believe
When Lights Are Low - 1964 Tony Bennett Nobody Else but Me
Jerome Kern Revisited - 1965 Various Artists I Have the Room Above Her
Show Boat & Roberta - 1965 Studio Cast Bill, Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man, Make Believe, Ol' Man River, Why Do I Love You?
Sings Great Songs of the Sound of Music and Other Broadway Hits - 1965 Eydie Gorme Bill
Broadway Spectacular - 1967 London Festival Orchestra Ol' Man River
New Feelin' - 1970 Liza Minnelli Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
Keith Michell Sings Broadway - 1971 Keith Michell Ol' Man River
True Love - 1975 Anna Moffo and Rudolf Schock You Are Love
The 20's and All That Jazz - 1977 Original Australian Cast Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
Salutations F.S. - 1977 Al Viola Ol' Man River
Cleo Laine Sings 20 Famous Show Hits - 1978 Cleo Laine Bill
The Ferrante & Teicher Collection - 1983 Ferrante & Teicher Ol' Man River
The Broadway Album - 1985 Barbra Streisand Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood - 1985 Original London Cast Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man, Ol' Man River
Another Op'nin', Another Show - 1988 Various Artists Bill
Ziegfeld - 1988 Original London Cast Make Believe
The Jerome Kern Songbook - 1989 Elisabeth Welch Bill, Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man, Make Believe
Live In Concert - 1989 Howard Keel Make Believe, Ol' Man River, Why Do I Love You?
Stairway to the Stars - 1989 Concert Cast Life Upon the Wicked Stage
An Evening Of Musicals - 1991 Various Artists Bill
Barbra: The Concert - 1994 Barbra Streisand Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
Musicals! - 1994 Compilation Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man, Ol' Man River
A Gala Concert For Hal Prince - 1995 Concert Cast Ol' Man River
Oscar & Steve - 1995 Mandy Patinkin I Have the Room Above Her
Against the Tide - 1996 Davis Gaines Ol' Man River
Oscar Winners: The Lyrics Of Oscar Hammerstein II - 1997 Barbara Cook Bill, Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man, Nobody Else but Me, Why Do I Love You?
Stage 2: The Human Heart - 1997 Studio Cast Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
What I Did for Love - 1998 Caroline O'Connor Life Upon the Wicked Stage
How Glory Goes - 2000 Audra McDonald Bill
Make Believe: The Hollywood Baritones - 2000 Jason Howard Make Believe
What More Do I Need ? - 2000 Kerryn O'Donnell Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
Enchantment - 2001 Charlotte Church Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
Let Yourself Go - 2001 Kristin Chenoweth Nobody Else but Me
A World of Possibilities - 2001 Leo Andrew Ol' Man River
Maria Friedman Live - 2002 Maria Friedman Bill
In Times Like These - 2003 Jane Scheckter Nobody Else but Me
Jacqui Scott - 2003 Jacqui Scott Bill
Make Believe - 2004 Jessica Molaskey Make Believe
One Love One Lifetime - 2004 Elizabeth De Grazia Bill, Nobody Else but Me
Opening Doors - 2005 Doug LaBrecque Why Do I Love You?
Summer Me, Winter Me - 2005 Jan Eisen Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
You And I - 2005 Louise Dearman Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
Divas' Revenge: Opera & Broadway Our Way - 2006 San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
I Believe My Heart: Broadway Duets with All My Leading Men - 2006 Laurie Gayle Stephenson Make Believe
No One Is Alone - 2006 Barbara Cook Nobody Else but Me
Beautiful Broadway - 2007 Megan Starr-Levitt Why Do I Love You?
So in Love: The Great American Songbook - 2007 Wilfried Van den Brande Ol' Man River
Long Ago and Far Away: Kelly Harland Sings Jerome Kern - 2008 Kelly Harland Make Believe
Make Believe - 2008 Robyn North Make Believe
My Personal Property - 2008 Christiane Noll Why Do I Love You?
Stage Door Johnny:John Miller Takes On Broadway - 2008 John Miller Ol' Man River
I'd Rather Be Lonely - 2009 Erin Shields Bill
Take 2: Rendezvous With Yesterdays - 2010 Adia Ledbetter Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
Moments Like This - 2011 Hilary Kole Nobody Else but Me
I Got Love: Songs of Jerome Kern - 2012 Rebecca Luker Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
Jerome Kern: The Land Where the Good Songs Go - 2012 Concert Cast Nobody Else but Me
From Broadway with Love: A Benefit Concert for Sandy Hook - 2013 Concert Cast Ol' Man River
Songs a la King - 2015 Peggy King and the All-Star Jazz Trio Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
The Music Never Ends - 2016 Susan Watson Nobody Else but Me
The Road to Find Out: South - 2016 Ramin Karimloo Ol' Man River
Prince of Broadway - 2017 Original Broadway Cast Ol' Man River
Stars - 2018 Adam Lacey Ol' Man River
Dancing Percussion Music Of Jerome Kern - Ted Mazio Percussion Group Bill, Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
Jerome Kern: Smoke Gets In Your Eyes - Compilation At the Fair, Bill, C'mon Folks (Queenie's Ballyhoo), Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man, Cotton Blossom, In Dahomey, Life Upon the Wicked Stage, Make Believe, Nobody Else but Me, Ol' Man River, Where's the Mate for Me?, Why Do I Love You?, You Are Love
Leading Ladies Sing the Movie Classics - Compilation Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
Miyoshi - Miyoshi Umeki Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man
Music Of Jerome Kern - André Kostelanetz And His Orchestra Ol' Man River, Why Do I Love You?, You Are Love
Showstoppers - Edmund Hockridge Why Do I Love You?


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