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Ziegfeld Follies of 1921  
Music for this song
Maurice Yvain
Lyrics for this song
Jacques Charles, Albert Willemetz, Channing Pollack - English adaption
Notes
"Mon Homme" is a French popular song which was a hit for Mistinguett (Joan Florentine Bourgeois) which she recorded in 1920. It was introduced in the United States by Irene Bordoni. The American adaptation was intended for Mistinguett's American debut in ZIEGFELD FOLLIES OF 1921 but she did not appear in the show and the song was performed instead by Fanny Brice. Ms. Brice sang the song in her talking picture debut, the 1929 film, MY MAN. It was later used in the two Fanny Brice film biographies, the 1939 film, ROSE OF WASHINGTON SQUARE (sung by Alice Faye), and the 1968 film, FUNNY GIRL (sung by Barbra Streisand) where it replaced "The Music That Makes Me Dance" from the original stage production.

Recordings


Sound Clips The Great Ziegfeld - 1936 Film Soundtrack
Sound Clips Rose of Washington Square - 1939 Film Soundtrack
Sound Clips An Evening with Billie Holiday - 1952 Billie Holiday
Sound Clips Miss Show Business - 1955 Judy Garland
Sound Clips The Essential Bliie Holiday: Carnegie Hall Concert Recorded Live - 1956 Billie Holiday
Sound Clips Ella Fitzgerald & Billie Holiday At Newport - 1957 Ella Fitzgerald & Billie Holiday
Sound Clips Sothern Exposure - 1958 Ann Sothern
Sound Clips My Name Is Barbra - 1965 Barbra Streisand
Sound Clips Funny Girl - 1968 Film Soundtrack
Born To Sing - 1970 Phyllis Diller
Sound Clips Lady Sings the Blues - 1972 Film Soundtrack
Sound Clips Live Concert at the Forum - 1972 Barbra Streisand
Sound Clips Montreux '77 - 1977 Ella Fitzgerald
Sound Clips Ziegfeld - 1988 Original London Cast
Sound Clips Live From Radio City Music Hall - 1992 Liza Minnelli
Sound Clips Barbra: The Concert - 1994 Barbra Streisand
Sound Clips On the Boulevard - 1997 Liliane Montevecchi
The Party Is over - 2007 Original Flemish Cast
Sound Clips Liza's At The Palace.... - 2008 Liza Minnelli
Sound Clips The Rocky Horror Glee Show - 2010 TV Soundtrack
Sound Clips Unusual Way - 2010 Glory Crampton
Sound Clips Glee: The Music. Season 2, Vol. 6 - 2011 Soundtrack
Sound Clips Lady Sings the Blues - 2014 Rebecca Ferguson
Rule Your Kingdom - Live at Feinstein's/54 Below - 2018 Lesli Margherita
Note: this song may also appear on other recordings whose tracks have not yet been indexed.

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