Songs by John La Touche

First draft – updated May, 27 2011

Title Music by Written for Year Notes
A Nail in the Horseshoe John Latouche written for Charlotte Rae’s night club act co-author of the lyrics John Strauss
A Nickel to My Name Vernon Duke Banjo Eyes 1941
Always through the changing Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
An Imperial Conference Frédéric Chopin Polonaise 1945
And I’ll show yoy something else Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
Au Revoir, Soldier  Bronislaw Kaper Polonaise 1945
Augusta! Augusta! Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
Augusta, what are you doing here? Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
Auto Da Fe (What A Day) Leonard Bernstein Candide 1941 Revised version of “Ringaroundarosie” – written for the original version of “Candide” (1956), but not used.
Autumn Songs Frédéric Chopin Polonaise 1945
Ballad For Americans Earl Robinson 1940
Banjo Eyes Vernon Duke Banjo Eyes 1941
Battle Ballet Frédéric Chopin Polonaise 1945
Birthday Card Vernon Duke Banjo Eyes 1941
Britannia Waives the Rules  Bernece Kazounoff; Pins and Needles  1937
Brown Penny (based on a poem by William Butler Yeats) Duke Ellington Beggar’s Holiday 1946
By Goona-Goona Lagoon Jerome Moross The golden Apple 1954
Cabin In The Sky Vernon Duke Cabin In The Sky 1940
Cae Cae Roberto Martins Nancy Goes to Rio 1941
Calypso Jerome Moross The golden Apple 1954
Circe, Circe Jerome Moross The golden Apple 1954
Circe, Circe Jerome Moross The golden Apple 1954
Come Along, Boys Jerome Moross The golden Apple 1954
Come Along, Boys Jerome Moross The golden Apple 1954
Coney Island Ballet Vernon Duke The Lady Comes Across 1942
Coney Island Ballet Vernon Duke Cabin In The Sky 1940
Day Dream Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn 1941
Daybreak Vernon Duke The Lady Comes Across 1942
Daybreak Vernon Duke Cabin In The Sky 1940
Dearest Mama Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
Delilah’s Dilemna James Mundy The Vamp 1955
Dem Bones Vernon Duke Cabin In The Sky 1940
Do What You Wanna Do Vernon Duke Cabin In The Sky 1940
Easter Greetings Vernon Duke Banjo Eyes 1941
Eenie Meenie Minee Mo Vernon Duke The Lady Comes Across 1942
Everything looks beautiful Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
Exchange of Lovers Frédéric Chopin Polonaise 1945
Excuse me Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
Extra! Extra! Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
Fan Club Chant James Mundy The Vamp 1955
Feeling Lucky Today Vernon Duke The Lady Comes Across 1942
Fol-de-rol-rol Duke Ellington Beggar’s Holiday 1946
Four Little Misfits James Mundy The Vamp 1955
Fugue Vernon Duke Cabin In The Sky 1940
Gavotte Frédéric Chopin Polonaise 1945
Gold is a fine thing Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
Good people of Leadville Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
Have You Met Delilah? James Mundy The Vamp 1955
Have you seen her? Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
Hay, Hay, Hay Frédéric Chopin Polonaise 1945
Helen Is Always Willing Jerome Moross The golden Apple 1954
Hey, Mister! Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
Hit the Ramp Vernon Duke The Lady Comes Across 1942
Holy Unto the Lord Vernon Duke Cabin In The Sky 1940
Honey in the Honeycomb Vernon Duke Cabin In The Sky 1940
Horace! Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
Horace, what is this? Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
I beg you pardon Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
I knew it was wring Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
I Wanna Be Bad Duke Ellington Beggar’s Holiday 1946
I Wonder as I Wander Frédéric Chopin Polonaise 1945
I’ll Take the City Vernon Duke Banjo Eyes 1941
I’ve Got to Hand It to You Vernon Duke Banjo Eyes 1941
I’ll raise you Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
I’m Everybody’s Baby James Mundy The Vamp 1955
Inbetween Duke Ellington Beggar’s Holiday 1946
Introducin’ Mr. Paris Jerome Moross The golden Apple 1954
It Was a Glad Adventure Jerome Moross The golden Apple 1954
It’s a hang-up job Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
It’s the Going Home Together Jerome Moross The golden Apple 1954
I’ve Always Loved You James Mundy The Vamp 1955
I’ve Got Me Duke Ellington Beggar’s Holiday 1946
Just for Tonight Frédéric Chopin Polonaise 1945
Keep Your Nose to the Grindstone James Mundy The Vamp 1955
La, la, la, la Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
Lady Vernon Duke The Lady Comes Across 1942
Laughing Bells  Bronislaw Kaper Polonaise 1945
Lazy Afternoon Jerome Moross The golden Apple 1954
Lorelei On the Rocks  Bernece Kazounoff; Pins and Needles  1937
Love Me Tomorrow Vernon Duke Cabin In The Sky 1940
Love Turned the Light Out Vernon Duke Cabin In The Sky 1940
Lullaby for Junior Duke Ellington Beggar’s Holiday 1946
Make with the Feet Vernon Duke Banjo Eyes 1941
Mama, go inside Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
Maybe I Should Change My Ways Duke Ellington Beggar’s Holiday 1946
Mazurek Frédéric Chopin Polonaise 1945
Mazurka Frédéric Chopin Polonaise 1945
Merry Christmas Vernon Duke Banjo Eyes 1941
Modes in Manhattan Vernon Duke The Lady Comes Across 1942
Moonlight Soliloquy Frédéric Chopin Polonaise 1945
Mother’s Day Vernon Duke Banjo Eyes 1941
My Love Is on the Way Jerome Moross The golden Apple 1954
My Old Virginia Home on the Nile Vernon Duke Cabin In The Sky 1940
My Picture in the Papers Jerome Moross The golden Apple 1954
Next Time I Care  Bronislaw Kaper Polonaise 1945
No! No! No! Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
Not a Care in the World Vernon Duke Banjo Eyes 1941
Nothin’ Ever Happens in Angel’s Roost Jerome Moross The golden Apple 1954
Now I Know Your Face By Heart Frédéric Chopin Polonaise 1945
Now, where do you suppose? Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
O Heart of My Country Frédéric Chopin Polonaise 1945
Oh, Mr. Tabor Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
Ore from a Gold Mine Duke Ellington Beggar’s Holiday 1946
Pay Heed Vernon Duke Cabin In The Sky 1940
Polonaise Frédéric Chopin Polonaise 1945
Quarrel for Three Duke Ellington Beggar’s Holiday 1946
Ragtime Romeo James Mundy The Vamp 1955
Ringaroundarosie (The Syphilis Song) Leonard Bernstein Candide 1941 cut same music as Auto da Fe
Rooster Man Duke Ellington Beggar’s Holiday 1946
Samson and Delilah James Mundy The Vamp 1955
Savannah Vernon Duke Cabin In The Sky 1940
Store-bought Suit Jerome Moross The golden Apple 1954
Stranger  Bronislaw Kaper Polonaise 1945
Summer Is a Comin’ In Vernon Duke The Lady Comes Across 1942
Summer Is a Comin’ In Vernon Duke Cabin In The Sky 1940
Tabor owns the big hotel Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
Take Love Easy Duke Ellington Beggar’s Holiday 1946
Take Love Easy Duke Elington
Taking a Chance on Love Vernon Duke Cabin In The Sky 1940
Tango Vernon Duke The Lady Comes Across 1942
Tecla’s Mood Frédéric Chopin Polonaise 1945
That’s Where a Man Fits In James Mundy The Vamp 1955
The cattle are asleep Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
The fine ladies Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
The Flickers James Mundy The Vamp 1955
The General’s Song Vernon Duke Cabin In The Sky 1940
The Hunted Duke Ellington Beggar’s Holiday 1946
The Impossible She James Mundy The Vamp 1955
The Next Time I Care  Bronislaw Kaper Polonaise 1945
The Queen of the Opera Vernon Duke The Lady Comes Across 1942
The Scrimmage of Life Duke Ellington Beggar’s Holiday 1946
The Spiel James Mundy The Vamp 1955
The Toast of the Boys at the Post (music and lyrics by George Sumner) Vernon Duke Banjo Eyes 1941
The Vamps James Mundy The Vamp 1955
The Wrong Side of the Railroad Tracks Duke Ellington Beggar’s Holiday 1946
The Yanks are on the March Again Vernon Duke Banjo Eyes 1941
This Is Where I Came In Vernon Duke The Lady Comes Across 1942
This Is Where I Came In Vernon Duke Cabin In The Sky 1940
Three Rousing Cheers Vernon Duke The Lady Comes Across 1942
TNT Duke Ellington Beggar’s Holiday 1946
Tomorrow Mountain Duke Ellington Beggar’s Holiday 1946
Tooth and Claw Duke Ellington Beggar’s Holiday 1946
Turn tail and run! Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
Valentine’s Day Card Vernon Duke Banjo Eyes 1941
Wait for Tomorrow Frédéric Chopin Polonaise 1945
Warm as the Autumn light Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
We’re Having a Baby Vernon Duke Banjo Eyes 1941
We’ve Just Begun Jerome Moross The golden Apple 1954
What a lovely evening Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
What are you looking for, Horace? Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
What do you intend to do? Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
When I Walk With You Duke Ellington Beggar’s Holiday 1946
When You Go Down By Miss Jenny’s Duke Ellington Beggar’s Holiday 1946
Who Started the Rhumba? Vernon Duke Banjo Eyes 1941
Why Does It Have To Be You? James Mundy The Vamp 1955
Why, Mrs. Doe! Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
Willow, where we met together Douglas S. Moore  The Ballad of Baby Doe  1956
Windflowers Jerome Moross The golden Apple 1954
Women, Women, Women Duke Ellington Beggar’s Holiday 1946
Yeemy Yeemy James Mundy The Vamp 1955
You Took My By Surprise Vernon Duke The Lady Comes Across 1942
You’re Colossal James Mundy The Vamp 1955
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