The Comden & Green Songbook

The Comden & Green Songbook

Series: P/V/G Composer Collection Publisher: Alfred Publishing Co. Format: Softcover Composers: Betty Comden, Adolph Green

During their long career, Betty Comden and Adolph Green wrote lyrics for some of the Broadway and film world's greatest composers, including Leonard Bernstein, Jule Styne, Cy Coleman, and Andre Previn. A Comden and Green lyric was always fun, poignant, witty, intelligent, and well-crafted. This book features 27 of their best-loved songs, as well as a song-by-song analysis and a special appreciation by Phyllis Newman (Mrs. Adolph Green). Titles: Comes Once in a Lifetime • If You Hadn't But You Did • Just in Time • Lonely Town • Make Someone Happy • Never Met a Man I Didn't Like • Never Never Land • New York, New York • The Party's Over • and more.

  • BE A SANTA (from “Subways are for Sleeping”)
  • BEING GOOD ISNÆT GOOD ENOUGH (from “Hallelujah! Baby”)
  • CAPTAIN HOOKÆS WALTZ (from Peter Pan)
  • COMES ONCE IN A LIFETIME (from “Subways Are For Sleeping”)
  • FIREWORKS (from “Do, Re, Mi”)
  • FRENCH LESSON, THE (from “Good News”)
  • I LIKE MYSELF
  • IF YOU HADN'T BUT YOU DID (from “Two on the Aisle”)
  • IT'S LOVE (from “Wonderful Town”)
  • JUST IN TIME (from ôBells Are Ringingö)
  • LEARN TO BE LONELY (from “A Dolls Life”)
  • LONELY TOWN (FROM “ON THE TOWN”)
  • LONG BEFORE I KNEW YOU (from “Bells Are Ringing”)
  • LOOK AROUND (from “Will Rogers Follies”)
  • LUCKY TO BE ME (from “On the Town”)
  • MAKE SOMEONE HAPPY (from “Do Re Mi”)
  • MOSES (from “Singin' in the Rain”)
  • MY OWN MORNING (from “Hallelujah! Baby”)
  • NEVER MET A MAN I DIDN'T LIKE (from “Will Rogers Follies”)
  • NEVER NEVER LAND (FROM “PETER PAN”)
  • NEW YORK NEW YORK (FROM “ON THE TOWN”)
  • OHIO
  • ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY (from “On the Twentieth Century”)
  • PARTY'S OVER, THE (from “Bells Are Ringing”)
  • SOME OTHER TIME (from “On The Town”)
  • WHEN THE WEATHER'S BETTER (from “Hallelujah! Baby”)
  • YOU MUSTN'T FEEL DISCOURAGED (from “Fade Out-Fade In”)
  • Piano/Vocal/Guitar

$16.99 (US) Inventory #HL 00322287 ISBN: 9780739064924 UPC: 884088687977 Publisher Code: 34010 Width: 9.0" Length: 12.0" 144 pages

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