Billy RosePerry Como ~ Mr. Saturday Night!
Back In Your Own Backyard   Released in the RCA UK album "The Best Of British"
Music by Al Jolson and Dave Dreyer
and lyrics by Billy Rose, 1928
 
It's Only A Paper Moon
from the 1933 Theatre play "The Great Magoo"
Music by Harold Arlen and lyrics by E.Y. Harburg and Billy Rose , 1933
 
I Found A Million Dollar Baby ( In A Five And Ten Cent Store )
~ featured in the 1941 Warner Brothers film "Million Dollar Baby"
Music by Harry Warren and lyrics by Billy Rose and Mort Dixon
 
It Happened in Monterey
~ from the 1930 film "King of Jazz"
with Paul Whiteman
Music by Mabel Wayne
and lyrics by William Rose, published 1930 
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I've Got A Feeling I'm Falling
Music by Thomas "Fats" Waller and Harry Link
with lyrics by Billy Rose
Anne-Rachel Music Corporation
 
Me And My Shadow
Music by Al Jolson and Dave Dreyer 
with lyrics by Billy Rose, 1927
 
More Than You Know
~ from the 1929 musical production "Great Day"
Music by Vincent Youmans and lyrics by Billy Rose and Edward Eliscu
 
That Old Gang of MineReleased in the RCA UK album "The Best Of British"
~ featured in the Stage musical "Ziegfield Follies of 1923"
Music by Ray Henderson with lyrics by Billy Rose and Mort Dixon
 
Without A Song
~ from the 1929 musical production "Great Day"
Music by Vincent Youmans 
with lyrics by Billy Rose and Edward Eliscu
Released in the RCA UK album "The Best Of British"recorded for Decca in 1939 and RCA Victor in 1951
Released in the RCA UK album "The Best Of British" ~ original recordings not released on vinyl

William "Billy" Rose (September 6, 1899 – February 10, 1966)[1] was an American impresario, theatrical showman and lyricist. He is credited with many famous songs, notably "Me and My Shadow" (1927), "Without A Song" (1929), "It Happened in Monterey" (1930) and "It's Only a Paper Moon" (1933).[1] For decades preceding and immediately after the Second World War Billy Rose was a major force in entertainment, with shows, such as Jumbo (1935), Billy Rose's Aquacade, and Carmen Jones (1943),[1] his Diamond Horseshoe nightclub, and the Ziegfeld Theatre influencing the careers of many stars. Billy Rose was inducted as a member of the Songwriter's Hall of Fame.[1] After divorcing comedian Fanny Brice, he married Olympic swimmer Eleanor Holm.

 

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