Songs by E.Y. Harburg – First Draft

Title Origin of the song Year Music
Ain’t It de Truth Cabin in the Sky (film version) 1943 Music by Harold Arlen
All the Elks and Masons Life Begins at 8:40 1934 Music by Harold Arlen co lyricist Ira Gershwin
April in Paris Walk a Little Faster 1932 Music by Vernon Duke
Begat Finian’s Rainbow 1947 Music by Burton Lane
Bon Jour Amour Gay Purr-ee 1962 Music by Harold Arlen
Bubbles Gay Purr-ee 1962 Music by Harold Arlen
Buds Won’t Bud Hooray for What! 1937 Music by Harold Arlen
C’est La Vie Life Begins at 8:40 1934 Music by Harold Arlen co lyricist Ira Gershwin
Can Can Walk a Little Faster 1932 Music by Vernon Duke
Don’t Pass Me By Finian’s Rainbow 1946 Music by Burton Lane
Dorine Accidentally Yours 1931 Music by Jay Gorney
Down With Love Hooray for What! 1937 Music by Harold Arlen
Duet Accidentally Yours 1931 Music by Jay Gorney
Eagle and Me Bloomer Girl 1944 Music by Harold Arlen
End of a Perfect Night Walk a Little Faster 1932 Music by Vernon Duke
Evelina Bloomer Girl 1944 Music by Harold Arlen
Farmer’s Daughter Bloomer Girl 1944 Music by Harold Arlen
Fashion Girl Hooray for What! 1937 Music by Harold Arlen
Fiddle Faddle Finian’s Rainbow 1947 Music by Burton Lane
Five Minutes of Spring Accidentally Yours 1931 Music by Jay Gorney
Free At Last Gay Purr-ee 1962 Music by Harold Arlen
Fun to Be Fooled Life Begins at 8:40 1934 Music by Harold Arlen co lyricist Ira Gershwin
God’s Country Hooray for What! 1937 Music by Harold Arlen
Happiness is a Thing Called Joe Cabin in the Sky (film version) 1943 Music by Harold Arlen
Hooray for What Hooray for What! 1937 Music by Harold Arlen
Horse Won’t Talk Gay Purr-ee 1962 Music by Harold Arlen
How Are Things in Glocca Morra? Finian’s Rainbow 1947 Music by Burton Lane
How’s By You? The Show Is On 1936 Music by Harold Arlen
I Am Only Human After All Garrick Gaieties 1930 Music by Vernon Duke
I Click the Heel and Kiss the Hand Hooray for What! 1937 Music by Harold Arlen
I Couldn’t Hold My Man Life Begins at 8:40 1934 Music by Harold Arlen co lyricist Ira Gershwin
I Got a Song Bloomer Girl 1944 Music by Harold Arlen
I Knew Him When Life Begins at 8:40 1934 Music by Harold Arlen co lyricist Ira Gershwin
I Never Was Born Bloomer Girl 1944 Music by Harold Arlen
I’ll Thank You to Stay Out of My Dreams The Show Is On 1936 Music by Harold Arlen
I’m a Collector of Moonbeams Life Begins at 8:40 1934 Music by Harold Arlen co lyricist Ira Gershwin
I’m Hanging on to You Hooray for What! 1937 Music by Harold Arlen
I’m Not Myself Life Begins at 8:40 1934 Music by Harold Arlen co lyricist Ira Gershwin
I’ve Gone Romantic on You Hooray for What! 1937 Music by Harold Arlen
If This Isn’t Love Finian’s Rainbow 1947 Music by Burton Lane
In the Shade of the New Apple Tree Hooray for What! 1937 Music by Harold Arlen
It Was Good Enough for Grandma Bloomer Girl 1944 Music by Harold Arlen
It Was Long Ago Life Begins at 8:40 1934 Music by Harold Arlen co lyricist Ira Gershwin
It’s a Long, Long Way to Broadway The Show Is On 1936 Music by Harold Arlen
Jezebel Jones Cabin in the Sky (film version) 1943 Music by Harold Arlen
Josephine Waters The Show is On 1936 Music by Harold Arlen
Let There Be Music Thousands Cheer 1943 Music by Brent
Let’s Take a Walk Around the Block Life Begins at 8:40 1934 Music by Harold Arlen co lyricist Ira Gershwin
Li’l Black Sheep Cabin in the Sky (film version) 1943 Music by Harold Arlen
Life Begins (at Exactly 8:40 or Thereabouts) Life Begins at 8:40 1934 Music by Harold Arlen co lyricist Ira Gershwin
Life Begins at City Hall Life Begins at 8:40 1934 Music by Harold Arlen co lyricist Ira Gershwin
Life’s a Dance Hooray for What! 1937 Music by Harold Arlen
Life’s Full of Consequence Cabin in the Sky (film version) 1943 Music by Harold Arlen
Little Drops of Rain Gay Purr-ee 1962 Music by Harold Arlen
Little Privacy Garrick Gaieties 1930 Music by Vernon Duke
Liza Crossing the Ice Bloomer Girl 1944 Music by Harold Arlen
Loneliest Isle Walk a Little Faster 1932 Music by Vernon Duke
Look to the Rainbow Finian’s Rainbow 1947 Music by Burton Lane
Lullaby Bloomer Girl 1944 Music by Harold Arlen
Lydia, the Tattooed Lady Day at the Circus (film) 1939 Music by Harold Arlen
Man for Sale Bloomer Girl 1944 Music by Harold Arlen
Mewsette Gay Purr-ee 1962 Music by Harold Arlen
Moanin’ in the Mornin’ Hooray for What! 1937 Music by Harold Arlen
Money Cat Gay Purr-ee 1962 Music by Harold Arlen
My Little Prayer Accidentally Yours 1931 Music by Jay Gorney
My Paramount-Publix-Roxy-Rose Life Begins at 8:40 1934 Music by Harold Arlen co lyricist Ira Gershwin
Napoleon’s a Pastry Hooray for What! 1937 Music by Harold Arlen
Necessity Finian’s Rainbow 1947 Music by Burton Lane
Night of the Embassy Ball Hooray for What! 1937 Music by Harold Arlen
Off Again, On Again Walk a Little Faster 1932 Music by Vernon Duke
Oh, Come and Be a Saint with Me Cabin in the Sky (film version) 1943 Music by Harold Arlen
Old Devil Moon Finian’s Rainbow 1946 Music by Burton Lane
Paris Is a Lonely Town Gay Purr-ee 1962 Music by Harold Arlen
Penny for Your Thoughts Walk a Little Faster 1932 Music by Vernon Duke
Petunia’s Prayer Cabin in the Sky (film version) 1943 Music by Harold Arlen
Pretty as a Picture Bloomer Girl 1944 Music by Harold Arlen
Private Miss Jones Thousands Cheer 1943 Music by Stothart
Promise Me Not to Love Me Bloomer Girl 1976 Music by Harold Arlen
Quartet Erotica Life Begins at 8:40 1934 Music by Harold Arlen co lyricist Ira Gershwin
Rakish Young Man with the Whiskers Bloomer Girl 1944 Music by Harold Arlen
Right as the Rain Bloomer Girl 1944 Music by Harold Arlen
Roses Red-Violets Blue Gay Purr-ee 1962 Music by Harold Arlen
Shoein’ the Mare Life Begins at 8:40 1934 Music by Harold Arlen co lyricist Ira Gershwin
Simon Legree Bloomer Girl 1944 Music by Harold Arlen
So Nonchalant Walk a Little Faster 1933 Music by Vernon Duke
Some Folk Work Cabin in the Sky (film version) 1943 Music by Harold Arlen
Something Sort of Grandish Finian’s Rainbow 1947 Music by Burton Lane
Speaking of Love Walk a Little Faster 1932 Music by Vernon Duke
Spring Fever Life Begins at 8:40 1934 Music by Harold Arlen co lyricist Ira Gershwin
Stay Out of My Dreams Amazing Nellie Bly (unproduced film) 1956 Music by Harold Arlen
Sunday in Cicero Falls Bloomer Girl 1944 Music by Harold Arlen
Swingali Day at the Circus (film) 1939 Music by Harold Arlen
T’Morra, T’Morra Bloomer Girl 1944 Music by Harold Arlen
Take My Hand, Paree Gay Purr-ee 1962 Music by Harold Arlen
That Great Come-and-Get-It Day Finian’s Rainbow 1947 Music by Burton Lane
That’s Life Walk a Little Faster 1932 Music by Vernon Duke
There Ain’t No Love Garrick Gaieties 1930 Music by Vernon Duke
Things Life Begins at 8:40 1934 Music by Harold Arlen co lyricist Ira Gershwin
This Time of the Year Finian’s Rainbow 1947 Music by Burton Lane
Time and Tide Walk a Little Faster 1932 Music by Vernon Duke
Too, Too Divine Garrick Gaieties 1930 Music by Vernon Duke
Two Blind Loves Day at the Circus (film) 1939 Music by Harold Arlen
Unaccustomed As I Am Walk a Little Faster 1932 Music by Vernon Duke
United Nations on the March Thousands Cheer 1943 Music by Shostakovich
Viva for Geneva Hooray for What! 1937 Music by Harold Arlen
Welcome Hinges Bloomer Girl 1944 Music by Harold Arlen
We’re Havin’ a Party Finian’s Rainbow 1947 Music by Burton Lane
What Can You Say in a Love Song? Life Begins at 8:40 1934 Music by Harold Arlen co lyricist Ira Gershwin
When I’m Not Near the Girl I Love Finian’s Rainbow 1947 Music by Burton Lane
When I’m Not Near the Man I Love Finian’s Rainbow 1947 Music by Burton Lane
When the Boys Come Home Bloomer Girl 1944 Music by Harold Arlen
When the Idle Poor Become the Idle Rich Finian’s Rainbow 1947 Music by Burton Lane
Where Have We Met Before? Walk a Little Faster 1932 Music by Vernon Duke
Who Do You Kiss Goodnight? Accidentally Yours 1931 Music by Jay Gorney
Will You Love Me Monday Morning as You Did on Friday Night? Life Begins at 8:40 1934 Music by Harold Arlen co lyricist Ira Gershwin
You Gotta Live Today Accidentally Yours 1931 Music by Jay Gorney
You Started Something Accidentally Yours 1931 Music by Jay Gorney
You’re a Builder-Upper Life Begins at 8:40 1934 Music by Harold Arlen co lyricist Ira Gershwin
As Long As We Have Bromo Seltzer in Our Love Nest Ballyhoo of 1932 1932 Music by Lewis E. Gensler
Baby, We’re Through Ballyhoo of 1932 1932 Music by Lewis E. Gensler
Ballyhooey Lassies Ballyhoo of 1932 1932 Music by Lewis E. Gensler
Ballyhujah Ballyhoo of 1932 1932 Music by Lewis E. Gensler
Barn Dance Ballyhoo of 1932 1932 Music by Lewis E. Gensler
‘Cause You Won’t Do Right By Me Ballyhoo of 1932 1932 Music by Lewis E. Gensler
Hallelujah Ballyhoo of 1932 1932 Music by Lewis E. Gensler
Hillbilly Number Ballyhoo of 1932 1932 Music by Lewis E. Gensler
How About a Little Date for Breakfast? Ballyhoo of 1932 1932 Music by Lewis E. Gensler
How Do You Do It? Ballyhoo of 1932 1932 Music by Lewis E. Gensler
I Lerve You Ballyhoo of 1932 1932 Music by Lewis E. Gensler
I’m Off of You Ballyhoo of 1932 1932 Music by Lewis E. Gensler
I’m Tired of Love Ballyhoo of 1932 1932 Music by Lewis E. Gensler
Love and Nuts and Noodles Ballyhoo of 1932 1932 Music by Lewis E. Gensler
Man About Yonkers Ballyhoo of 1932 1932 Music by Lewis E. Gensler
Office of Ballyhoo Ballyhoo of 1932 1932 Music by Lewis E. Gensler
Old-Fashioned Wedding Ballyhoo of 1932 1932 Music by Lewis E. Gensler
Riddle Me This Ballyhoo of 1932 1932 Music by Lewis E. Gensler
Thank My Stars Ballyhoo of 1932 1932 Music by Lewis E. Gensler
Thrill Me Ballyhoo of 1932 1932 Music by Lewis E. Gensler
What Have You Got to Have Ballyhoo of 1932 1932 Music by Lewis E. Gensler
You Satisfy Ballyhoo of 1932 1932 Music by Lewis E. Gensler
Anything Can Happen in New York Babes on Broadway 1941 Music by Burton Lane
Chin Up, Cheerio, Carry On Babes on Broadway 1941 Music by Burton Lane
Farmer’s Daughter Bloomer Girl 1944 Music by Harold Arlen
Little Big Man Bloomer Girl 1944 Music by Harold Arlen
T’Morra, T’Morra Bloomer Girl 1944 Music by Harold Arlen
‘Till We All Belong Bloomer Girl 1944 Music by Harold Arlen
Ain’t It de Truth Cabin in the Sky 1943 Cabin in the Sky
Chant Jamaica 1957 Music by Harold Arlen
Cocoanut Sweet Jamaica 1957 Music by Harold Arlen
Couple of Caballeros Rio Rita 1941 Music by Harold Arlen
Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead Wizard of Oz 1939 Music by Harold Arlen
Fancy Meeting You Stage Struck 1936 Music by Harold Arlen
For Every Fish (There’s a Little Bigger Fish) Jamaica 1957 Music by Harold Arlen
Four Fugitives from a Bolero Chain Gang Stage Struck 1936 Music by Harold Arlen
Heave-Ho, Let the Wind Blow Meet the People 1944 Music by Harold Arlen
Here’s Looking at You The Singing Kid 1936 Music by Harold Arlen
Hooray for the Yankee Dollar Jamaica 1957 Music by Harold Arlen
Hush Ma Mouth Gold Diggers of 1937 1936 Music by Harold Arlen
I Could Go On Singing (‘Till the Cows Come Home) I Could Go on Singing 1962 Music by Harold Arlen
I Don’t Think I’ll End It All Today Jamaica 1957 Music by Harold Arlen
I Love to Sing-a Singing Kid 1936 Music by Harold Arlen
I See a Morning Star Kismet 1943 Music by Harold Arlen
If I Only Had a Brain Wizard of Oz 1939 Music by Harold Arlen
If I Only Had a Heart Wizard of Oz 1939 Music by Harold Arlen
If I Only Had the Nerve Wizard of Oz 1939 Music by Harold Arlen
If I Were King of the Forest Wizard of Oz 1939 Music by Harold Arlen
In Your Own Quiet Way Stage Struck 1936 Music by Harold Arlen
Incompatibility Jamaica 1957 Music by Harold Arlen
It’s Only a Paper Moon Great Magoo 1932 Music by Harold Arlen
It’s Such Unusual Weather Rio Rita 1941 Music by Harold Arlen
Jitterbug Wizard of Oz 1939 Music by Harold Arlen
Last Night When We Were Young single song 1935 Music by Harold Arlen
Leave de Atom Alone Jamaica 1957 Music by Harold Arlen
Let’s Put Our Heads Together Gold Diggers of 1937 1936 Music by Harold Arlen
Life Insurance Song Gold Diggers of 1937 1936 Music by Harold Arlen
Lions and Tigers and Bears Wizard of Oz 1939 Music by Harold Arlen
Little Biscuit Jamaica 1957 Music by Harold Arlen
Long Before You Came Along Rio Rita 1942 Music by Harold Arlen
Looks Like the End of a Beautiful Friendship single song 1976 Music by Harold Arlen
Lullaby League and Lollypop Guild Wizard of Oz 1939 Music by Harold Arlen
Merry Old Land of Oz Wizard of Oz 1939 Music by Harold Arlen
Monkey in the Mango Tree Jamaica 1957 Music by Harold Arlen
More We See of People, the Better We Like Horses single song 1936 Music by Harold Arlen
Munchkinland Musical Sequence Wizard of Oz 1939 Music by Harold Arlen
My, How This Country’s Changed The Singing Kid 1936 Music by Harold Arlen
Napoleon Jamaica 1957 Music by Harold Arlen
New Parade Stage Struck 1936 Music by Harold Arlen
Noah Jamaica 1957 Music by Harold Arlen
Optimistic Voices Wizard of Oz 1939 Music by Harold Arlen
Over the Rainbow Wizard of Oz 1939 Music by Harold Arlen
Peter Pan of Tin Pan Alley single song 1937 Music by Harold Arlen
Pity de Sunset Jamaica 1957 Music by Harold Arlen
Poor Whippoorwill Rio Rita 1941 Music by Harold Arlen
Pretty to Walk With (That’s How a Man Gets Got) Jamaica 1957 Music by Harold Arlen
Push de Button Jamaica 1957 Music by Harold Arlen
Satan’s Li’l Lamb Americana 1932 Music by Harold Arlen
Savannah Jamaica 1957 Music by Harold Arlen
Savannah’s Wedding Day Jamaica 1957 Music by Harold Arlen
Save Me, Sister Singing Kid 1936 Music by Harold Arlen
Silent Spring single song 1963 Music by Harold Arlen
Song of the Woodman Show Is On 1936 Music by Harold Arlen
Speaking of the Weather Gold Diggers of 1937 1936 Music by Harold Arlen
Take It Slow, Joe Jamaica 1957 Music by Harold Arlen
Tell Me, Tell Me, Evening Star Kismet 1943 Music by Harold Arlen
There’s a Sweet Wind Blowin’ My Way single song undated Music by Harold Arlen
Unusual Weather single song 1962 Music by Harold Arlen
We’re Off to See the Wizard Wizard of Oz 1939 Music by Harold Arlen
What Good Does It Do? Jamaica 1957 Music by Harold Arlen
When the Wind Blows South single song 1937 Music by Harold Arlen
Whippoorwill in the Weeping Willow Tree Golddiggers of 1937 1936 Music by Harold Arlen
Who’s the Swingen’est Man in Town? The Singing Kid 1936 Music by Harold Arlen
Why Can’t I Remember Your Name? Stage Struck 1936 Music by Harold Arlen
Willow in the Wind Kismet 1944 Music by Harold Arlen
Wonderful Wizard of Oz The Wizard of Oz 1938 Music by Harold Arlen
You’d Be Kinda Grandish Stage Struck 1936 Music by Harold Arlen
You’re the Cure for What Ails Me Singing Kid 1936 Music by Harold Arlen
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