Bobby Short in an interview and performance at the Cafe Carlyle, 1972-03-02Additional title: They're playing our song
NamesShort, Bobby (Performer)Short, Bobby (Interviewee)Wilk, Max (Interviewer)
Interviews for the book "They're playing our song"
Dates / OriginDate Created: 1972-03-02
Table of ContentsCD 1. Interview (28:13) ; How's your romance? / by Cole Porter (1:58) ; Shall we dance / George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin (2:45) ; In my old Virginia home, on the River Nile / Vernon Duke, John Latouche (3:01) ; At long last love / by Cole Porter / (3:59) ; Memories of you (5:05) ; Honeysuckle rose (2:52) / Fats Waller, Andy Razaf -- CD 2. Piano music (11:52) ; Isn't it a pity / George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin (3:37) -- Real live girl / Cy Coleman, Carolyn Leigh (2:35) ; It's only love / Johnny Green, Leo Robin (2:49) ; I've had shooting pains in Scotland (2:48) ; I've had shooting pains in Scotland (parody) (1:38) ; I'm in love again (2:34) / by Cole Porter ; Bojangles of Harlem / Jerome Kern, Dorothy Fields (2:43) ; Spring is here! Why doesn't my heart go dancing? / Richard Rodgers, Lorenz Hart (3:54) ; You've got that thing / by Cole Porter (2:39) ; Sorry- Grateful / by Stephen Sondheim (4:07) ; By myself / Arthur Schwartz, Howard Dietz (2:46) ; Why don't we try staying home / by Cole Porter (4:21).
Library locationsRodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded SoundShelf locator: *LDC 52810Shelf locator: *LT-10 2182
TopicsDuke, Vernon, 1903-1969Short, BobbyPopular musicJazz -- 1971-1980
GenresMusicInterviewsLive sound recordings
NotesSource note: Title supplied by cataloger from information on the original container.Venue: Recorded at the Cafe Carlyle New York City 1972 March 2.Additional physical form: Also available on CD (2 audio discs : digital, mono ; 4 3/4 in.) copied from archival original in *LDC 52810.
Physical DescriptionAudiotape reelExtent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 97 min.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips., 1/2 track mono ; 10 in.
DescriptionBobby Short, a cabaret singer and pianist, best known for his interpretations of songs by composers of the first half of the 20th century, Wilk, and an unidentified man (a black performer) discuss Vernon Duke as a person and a musician, his songs and his shows, his behavior and his character, his intelligence and his talent, and recount some episodes from their experiences with Vernon and other people in the performing arts such as Josephine Baker, Ira Gershwin, and Régine Crespin. After 28 minutes of the conversation, Short begins his performance.
Type of ResourceSound recording
IdentifiersRLIN/OCLC: 879644835NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20202437Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 58f8de30-b3f7-0133-69c1-3c07547a230f
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