At the Baden Baden Festival in Das Songspiel Mahagonny as Jessie and Bessie respectively. Das Songspiel Mahagonny's success inspired the authors to expand the formula, recycling the songs in full opera Aufstieg und Fall der Stadt Mahagonny (1930). Lotte Lenya was coauthor Kurt Weill's widow. Her first recording was with the Theo Mackeben Jazz Orchestra in February 1930 for Ultraphon; the following month recut for Homocord.
Marek Weber Orch. [instrumental for Electrola]
Mali Tummer [the Jenny in the musical's 'Uraufführung']
Cathérine Sauvage [translated by Boris Vian]
Primitives Group [pre Plastic People Of The Universe]
Esther Ofarim [as Moon Of Alabama]
Milva [as Moon Of Alabama]
Dagmar Krause [in film Supply And Demand]
Dee Dee Bridgewater [incorporating a piece of Blues March (Art Blakey)]
This song had English lyrics since day one (by Elisabeth Hauptmann), with a few translated lines in German. They were first published in Bert Brecht's Hauspostille (1927). Elisabeth should share credits.