MAD ABOUT THE BOY

Latest update on 19/07/2018

Artist: Joyce Barbour, Steffi Dunn, Norah Howard & Doris Hare
Author: Noël Coward
Year: 1932

In revue Words And Music. Mad Dogs And Englishmen was introduced there as well. Opened at the Manchester Opera House for a trial run before it moved to the Adelphi Theatre.

Covers:

1932:

Noël Coward [with Ray Noble's Orchestra]

1932:

Gertrude Lawrence

1932:

New Mayfair Dance Orch. [for HMV]

1932:

Savoy Orphans

1932:

Jack Hylton [vocal by Phyllis Robins]

1939:

Beatrice Lillie & Friends [in Broadway revue Set To Music]

1940:

Maxine Sullivan

1948:

Kitty Kallen

1948:

Dinah Shore

1948:

Lena Horne

1952:

Dinah Washington [a '61 recording arranged by Quincy Jones became a big hit following the use as a Levi's commercial]

1976:

Cybill Shepherd [wth Stan Getz]

1978:

Miss Piggy [as Mad About The Frog]

1998:

Marianne Faithfull [in Noël Coward tribute Twentieth Century Blues; Marianne also recorded that title track]

2012:

Jools Holland [with Caro Emerald]

2017:

Cecile McLorin Salvant

Notorious gay Coward wrote this about either Douglas Fairbanks Jr or James Cagney.

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