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Listed Chronologically

This list includes filmtrack and TV soundtrack recordings. Compiled by Terry Pearson, Bertrand Chaumelle and other members of the Fred Astaire Mailing List.

Date (dd/mm/yyyy)Song Title

18/10/1923

The Whichness Of The Whatness

 

Oh Gee! Oh Gosh!

19/04/1926

Hang On To Me

 

Fascinating Rhythm

20/04/1926

The Half Of It Dearie, Blues

 

I’d Rather Charleston

27/04/1926

Swiss Miss

26/11/1928

The Babbitt And The Bromide

 

Funny Face

29/11/1928

High Hat

04/12/1928

My One And Only

 

My One And Only (alternative take)

05/04/1929

Louisiana

 

Not My Girl

26/03/1930

Crazy Feet

 

Puttin’ On The Ritz  

30/06/1931

I Love Louisa

 

New Sun In The Sky

 

New Sun In The Sky (alternative take)

28/09/1931

White Heat

05/10/1931

Gems From The Band Wagon (original cast LP):
White Heat, Sweet Music, Hoops, I Love Louisa 

19/10/1931

Hoops

22/11/1932

I’ve Got You On My Mind

 

Night And Day (inc alternative take?)

28/02/1933

Maybe It’s Because I Love You Too Much

02/05/1933

Gold Digger’s Song

 

My Temptation

23/05/1933

After You, Who?

 Night And Day (Rejected; unreleased; replaced with 11/07/1933 take)

11/07/1933

Night And Day 

 

A Heart Of Stone

16/10/1933

Heigh-Ho, The Gang’s All Here (filmtrack)

**/**/1933

Flying Down To Rio (filmtrack)

12/12/1933

Flying Down To Rio

 

Music Makes Me

**/08/1934

Night And Day (filmtrack)

 

The Continental (filmtrack)

 

A Needle In A Haystack (filmtrack)

**/06/1935

No Strings (filmtrack)

 

Isn’t This A Lovely Day (filmtrack)

 

Top Hat, White Tie And Tails (filmtrack)

 

Cheek To Cheek (filmtrack)

26/06/1935

Cheek To Cheek

 

No Strings

27/06/1935

Isn’t This A Lovely Day?

 

Top Hat, White Tie and Tails

15/07/1935

The Piccolino

**/**/1935

Let’s Begin (filmtrack)

 

I’ll Be Hard To Handle (filmtrack)

 

I Won’t Dance (filmtrack)

 

Lovely To Look At (filmtrack)

 

Lovely To Look At/Smoke Gets In Your Eyes (filmtrack)

 

I’m Putting All My Eggs In One Basket (filmtrack)

 

Let’s Face The Music And Dance (filmtrack)

 

I’d Rather Lead A Band (filmtrack)

30/01/1936

I’d Rather Lead A Band

 

I’m Building Up To An Awful Letdown

 

I’m Putting All My Eggs In One Basket

 

Let Yourself Go

 

Let’s Face The Music And Dance

 

We Saw The Sea

**/06/1936

Pick Yourself Up (filmtrack)

 

The Way You Look Tonight (filmtrack)

 

A Fine Romance (filmtrack)

 

Bojangles Of Harlem (filmtrack)

 

Never Gonna Dance

 

Swing Time – Finale

26/07/1936

Never Gonna Dance

 

Pick Yourself Up

 

The Way You Look Tonight   

28/07/1936

Bojangles Of Harlem

 

A Fine Romance

**/12/1936

(I’ve Got) Beginner’s Luck (filmtrack)

 

Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off (filmtrack)

 

Shall We Dance – Finale (filmtrack)

 

Slap That Bass (filmtrack)

 

They Can’t Take That Away From Me (filmtrack)

14/03/1937

They Can’t Take That Away From Me

18/03/1937

They All Laughed

19/03/1937

(I’ve Got) Beginner’s Luck

 

Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off

21/03/1937

Shall We Dance

 

Slap That Bass

**/**/1937

I Can’t Be Bothered Now (filmtrack)

 

A Foggy Day (filmtrack)

 

The Jolly Tar And The Milkmaid (filmtrack)

 

Nice Work If You Can Get It (filmtrack)

 

Put Me To The Test (filmtrack)

 

Things Are Looking Up (filmtrack)

17/10/1937

A Foggy Day  

 

Things Are Looking Up

19/10/1937

I Can’t Be Bothered Now

 

Nice Work If You Can Get It 

**/**/1938

I Used To Be Colour Blind (filmtrack)

 

The Yam (filmtrack)

 

Change Partners (filmtrack)

24/03/1938

Change Partners         

 

I Used To Be Colour Blind

26/03/1938

The Yam        

 

The Yam Step

12/09/1939

Please Don’t Monkey With Broadway (filmtrack)

10/11/1939

I’ve Got My Eyes On You (filmtrack)

09/05/1940

Just Like Taking Candy From A Baby

 

Who Cares?   

22/09/1940

(I Ain’t Hep To That Step But I’ll) Dig It

 

Love Of My Life

 

Me And The Ghost Upstairs   

 

Poor Mister Chisholm

**/**/1940

(I Ain’t Hep To That Step But I’ll) Dig It (filmtrack)

 

Love Of My Life (filmtrack)

 

Love Of My Life (Russian Reprise) (filmtrack)

 

Hoe Down The Bayou (Piano) (filmtrack)

 

Poor Mr Chisholm (filmtrack)

 

Love Of My Life (End Titles) (filmtrack)

10/09/1941

Dream Dancing

 

Since I Kissed My Baby Goodbye

 

So Near And Yet So Far

 

The Wedding Cake-Walk

**/**/1942

Shootin’ The Works For Uncle Sam (filmtrack)

 

So Near And Yet So Far (filmtrack)

 

I’ll Capture Your Heart (filmtrack)

 

You’re Easy To Dance With (filmtrack)

 

I Can’t Tell A Lie (filmtrack)

27/05/1942

I Can’t Tell A Lie

 

I’ll Capture Your Heart

 

Let’s Say It With Firecrackers (unissued filmtrack)

 

You’re Easy To Dance With

26/07/1942

Dearly Beloved

 

I’m Old Fashioned

 

Wedding In The Spring

27/07/1942

On The Beam

 

The Shorty George

 

You Were Never Lovelier

**/**/1942

Dearly Beloved (filmtrack)

 

I’m Old Fashioned (filmtrack)

 

The Shorty George (filmtrack)

 

You Were Never Lovelier (filmtrack)

 

A Lot In Common With You (filmtrack)

 

My Shining Hour (filmtrack)

 

One For My Baby (filmtrack)

20/03/1944

If Swing Goes, I Go Too (unused filmtrack)

28/04/1944

Here’s To The Girls (filmtrack)

12/05/1944

The Babbitt And The Bromide (filmtrack)

02/06/1944

This Heart Of Mine (filmtrack)

13/12/1944

If Swing Goes, I Go Too

 

This Heart Of Mine

16/02/1945

Yolanda (filmtrack)

06/04/1945

Oh, My Achin’ Back

 

One For My Baby

**/**/1945

Puttin’ On The Ritz (filmtrack)

 

A Couple Of Song And Dance Men (filmtrack)

18/07/1946

Puttin’ On The Ritz

24/07/1946

A Couple Of Song And Dance Men

13/11/1947

A Couple Of Swells (filmtrack)

20/11/1947

Steppin’ Out With My Baby (filmtrack)

26/01/1948

Easter Parade (filmtrack)

**/**/1948

Happy Easter (filmtrack)

 

Drum Crazy (filmtrack)

 

I Love A Piano (Medley) (filmtrack)

07/01/1948

It Only Happens When I Dance With You (filmtrack)

14/07/1948

Shoes With Wings On (filmtrack)

30/07/1948

You’d Be Hard To Replace (filmtrack)

04/08/1948

A Weekend In The Country (filmtrack)

25/08/1948

They Can’t Take That Away From Me (filmtrack)

14/10/1948

Manhattan Downbeat (filmtrack)

**/**/1948

My One And Only Highland Fling (filmtrack)

30/11/1949

Where Did You Get That Girl? (filmtrack)

22/12/1949

So Long, Oo-Long (How Long You Gonna Be Gone) (filmtrack)

10/03/1950

Nevertheless (I’m In Love With You) (filmtrack)

**/**/1950

Three Little Words (Medley)   (filmtrack)

 

Can’t Stop Talking (filmtrack)

 

Jack And The Beanstalk (filmtrack)

 

Oh Them Dudes (filmtrack)

 

Tunnel Of Love (filmtrack)

19/06/1950

Ev’ry Night At Seven (filmtrack)

30/06/1950

How Could You Believe Me When I Said I Love You When You Know I've Been Liar All My Life (filmtrack)

05/09/1950

You’re All The World To Me (filmtrack)

22/09/1950

I Left My Hat In Haiti (filmtrack)

25/05/1951

Baby Doll (filmtrack)

14/06/1951

Bachelor Dinner Song (filmtrack)

 

Oops! (filmtrack)

 

Seeing’s Believing (filmtrack)

29/08/1951

I Wanna Be A Dancin’ Man (filmtrack)

17/09/1952

A Shine On Your Shoes (filmtrack)

08/10/1952

By Myself (filmtrack)

 

By Myself (Reprise) (filmtrack)

17/10/1952

That’s Entertainment (filmtrack)

18/10/1952

Got A Bran’ New Suit (unused filmtrack)

20/10/1952

I Love Louisa (filmtrack)

 

That’s Entertainment – Finale (filmtrack)

09/12/1952

Triplets (filmtrack)

10/12/1952

I Guess I’ll Have To Change My Plan (filmtrack)

**/12/1952

Isn’t This A Lovely Day?

 

Puttin’ On The Ritz

 

I Used To Be Colour Blind

 

The Continental

 

Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off

 

Change Partners

 

‘Swonderful

 

Lovely To Look At

 

They All Laughed

 

Cheek To Cheek

 

Steppin’ Out With My Baby

 

The Way You Look Tonight

 

I’ve Got My Eyes On You

 

Dancing In The Dark

 

The Carioca

 

Nice Work If You Can Get It

 

New Sun In The Sky

 

I Won’t Dance

 

Top Hat, White Tie And Tails

 

No Strings

 

I Concentrate On You

 

I’m Putting All My Eggs In One Basket

 

A Fine Romance

 

Night And Day

 

Fascinating Rhythm

 

I Love Louisa

 

They Can’t Take That Away From Me

 

You’re Easy To Dance With

 

A Needle In A Haystack

 

So Near And Yet So Far

 

A Foggy Day

 

Oh, Lady Be Good!

 

I’m Building Up To An Awful Letdown

 

Not My Girl

11/03/1953

The Girl Hunt Ballet (filmtrack)

29/03/1955

Sluefoot

 

Something’s Gotta Give

29/12/1955

I Won’t Dance

 

They Can’t Take That Away From Me

29/03/1956

Bonjour, Paris! (filmtrack)

 

Funny Face (Overture) (filmtrack)

 

He Loves And She Loves (filmtrack)

 

‘S Wonderful (filmtrack)

30/03/1956

Hello Baby

 

Just Like Taking Candy From A Baby

 

Sweet Sorrow

 

There’s No Time Like The Present

02/04/1956

Funny Face (filmtrack)

05/04/1956

Let’s Kiss And Make Up (filmtrack)

06/04/1956

Clap Yo Hands (filmtrack)

19/10/1956

All Of You (filmtrack)

01/11/1956

Paris Loves Lovers (filmtrack)

**/**/1956

Too Bad (filmtrack)

 

Stereophonic Sound (filmtrack)

25/01/1957

The Ritz Roll And Rock (filmtrack)

15/02/1957

Fated To Be Mated (filmtrack)

27/03/1957

That Face

**/**/1957

Calypso Hooray

17/10/1958

Change Partners (TV soundtrack)

 

Oh, Lady Be Good + (Medley) (TV soundtrack)

**/**/1959

Dearly Beloved

 

The Afterbeat

 

Change Partners

 

A Foggy Day

 

Girl On Magazine/Love Quarrel/Along Came Ruth

 

I’ll Walk Alone

 

Isn’t This A Lovely Day

 

Lady Of The Evening

 

Oh, Lady Be Good/Ritz/Top Hat White Tie And Tails

 

One For My Baby

 

Something’s Gotta Give

 

They All Laughed

 

They Can’t Take That Away From Me

04/11/1959

The Afterbeat

 

That Face

 

Night Train

 

Fascinating Rhythm + (Medley)

28/09/1960

Miss Otis Regrets

 

Thank You So Much Mrs Lowsborough Goodby

 

Funny Face + (Medley)

16/05/1962

The Martini

 

The Notorious Landlady

15/11/1962

It Happens Every Spring

 

You Worry Me

**/**/1968

How Are Things In Gloccamorra? (filmtrack)

 

If This Isn’t Love (filmtrack)

 

Look To The Rainbow (filmtrack)

 

When The Idle Poor Become The Idle Rich (filmtrack)

**/**/1970

Santa Claus Is Comin’ To Town (inc reprise) (TV soundtrack)

 

What Better Way To Tell You (TV soundtrack)

17/01/1972

‘S Wonderful + (Medley) (TV soundtrack)

 

Embraceable You/Finale (TV soundtrack)

15/07/1975

Sing

 

How Lucky Can You Get

 

In The Cool, Cool, Cool Of The Evening

 

It’s Easy To Remember

16/07/1975

Pick Yourself Up

 

A Couple Of Song And Dance Men

 

Mr Keyboard Man – The Entertainer

 

Roxie

17/07/1975

Top Billing

 

Top Billing – Reprise

 

Spring, Spring, Spring

 

I’ve A Shooting Box In Scotland

21/07/1975

That Face

 

I’m Building Up To An Awful Letdown

 

Something’s Gotta Give

 

Cheek To Cheek

22/07/1975

They Can’t Take That Away From Me

 

My Eyes Adored You

 

Life Is Beautiful

 

City Of The Angels

23/07/1975

You Worry Me

 

The Old Fashioned Way

 

I Wanna Be A Dancin’ Man

 

They All Laughed

30/07/1975

Attitude Dancing

 

I Love Everybody But You

 

Not My Girl

31/07/1975

A Fine Romance

 

A Foggy Day

 

Isn’t This A Lovely Day

 

The Wailing Of The Willow

 

Wonderful Baby

01/08/1975

Top Hat, White Tie And Tails

 

One For My Baby

 

That’s Entertainment

 

Night And Day

Last Updated on Tuesday, 10 November 2009 04:59