A Cole Porter Bibliography

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Sheet Music

This is a listing of songs that were published individually, commercially available in sheet music form; listed by show title.  Songs that were subsequently cut, but had sheet music published, are also listed.  Songs that were only published in folios are indicated as such.  Independent songs are listed after the show songs.

Most of these songs are still available in various songbook collections.


Aladdin

Published in January, 1958 by Buxton Hill Music Corp.

  • "Aladdin"
  • "I Adore You"
  • "Opportunity Knocks But Once"
  • "Trust Your Destiny to Your Star"
  • "Come to the Supermarket in Old Peking" (February, 1958)
  • "Make Way for the Emperor" (February, 1958)
  • "No Wonder Taxes Are High" (February, 1958)
  • "Wouldn't It Be Fun" (February, 1958)

Anything Goes

Published in November, 1934 (except as noted) by Harms, Inc.

  • "All Through the Night"
  • "Anything Goes"
  • "Be Like the Bluebird"
  • "Blow, Gabriel, Blow"
  • "Buddie, Beware"
  • "The Gypsy in Me"
  • "I Get a Kick Out of You"
  • "Waltz Down the Aisle" (cut)
  • "You're the Top"
  • "There'll Always Be a Lady Fair" (February, 1936 by Chappell [UK] as "Lady Fair")

Other songs published in folio only

  • "Kate the Great " (cut)

Around the World

Published in April, 1946 (except as noted) by Chappell & Co.

  • "If You Smile at Me"
  • "Look What I Found"
  • "Pipe-Dreaming"
  • "Should I Tell You I Love You?"
  • "Wherever They Fly the Flag of Old England" (May, 1946)
  • "There He Goes, Phileas Fogg" (June, 1946)

Born to Dance

Published in September, 1936 (except as noted) by Chappell & Co.

  • "Easy to Love"
  • "Hey, Babe, Hey!"
  • "I've Got You Under My Skin"
  • "Rap Tap on Wood"
  • "Rolling Home"
  • "Swingin' the Jinx Away"
  • "Love Me, Love My Pekinese" (October, 1936)

Broadway Melody of 1940

Published in December, 1939 (except as noted) by Chappell & Co.

  • "Between You and Me"
  • "I Concentrate on You"
  • "I Happen to Be in Love"
  • "I've Got My Eyes on You"
  • "Please Don't Monkey With Broadway" (January, 1940)

Can-Can

Published in March, 1953 (except as noted) by Buxton Hill Music Corp.

  • "Allez-Vous-En, Go Away"
  • "Can-Can"
  • "C'est Magnifique"
  • "I Am in Love"
  • "I Love Paris"
  • "It's All Right With Me"
  • "Never Give Anything Away"
  • "Come Along With Me" (April, 1953)
  • "If You Loved Me Truly" (April, 1953)
  • "Live and Let Live" (April, 1953)
  • "Montmart'" (April, 1953)

Other songs published in folio only

Du Barry Was a Lady

Published in November, 1939 (except as noted) by Chappell & Co.

  • "But in the Morning, No"
  • "Do I Love You?"
  • "It Was Written in the Stars"
  • "Katie Went to Haiti"
  • "When Love Beckoned (on 52nd Street)"
  • "Friendship" (December, 1939)
  • "Come On In" (January, 1940)
  • "Ev'ry Day a Holiday" (January, 1940)
  • "Give Him the Oo-La-La" (January, 1940)
  • "Well, Did You Evah!" (January, 1940)

Other songs published in folio only

  • "It Ain't Etiquette"

Fifty Million Frenchmen

Published in November, 1929 (except as noted) by Harms, Inc.

  • "I Worship You"
  • "Paree, What Did You Do to Me"
  • "Please Don't Make Me Be Good"
  • "The Queen of Terre Haute"
  • "You Do Something to Me"
  • "Find Me a Primitive Man" (December, 1929)
  • "The Happy Heaven of Harlem" (December, 1929)
  • "I'm in Love" (December, 1929)
  • "I'm Unlucky at Gambling" (December, 1929)
  • "You Don't Know Paree" (December, 1929)
  • "You've Got That Thing" (December, 1929)
  • "Let's Step Out" (April, 1930)

Other songs published in folio only

Gay Divorce

Published in November, 1932 (except as noted) by Harms, Inc.

  • "After You, Who?" (as "After You")
  • "I've Got You On My Mind"
  • "Night and Day"
  • "How's Your Romance?" (December, 1932)
  • "You're in Love" (December, 1932)
  • "Mister and Missus Fitch" (February, 1954)

Published in the UK by Chappell

  • "I Love You Only"
  • "Never Say No"
  • "Salt Air"
The GAy Divorcee [sheet music]

The Gay Divorcee

Published in 1934 by Harms, Inc.

  • "Night and Day"

Greenwich Village Follies of 1924

Published in September, 1924 (except as noted) by Harms, Inc.

  • "Brittanny"
  • "Make Ev'ry Day a Holiday"
  • "My Long Ago Girl"
  • "Wait for the Moon"
  • "I'm in Love Again" (June, 1925)

High Society

Published in May, 1956 (except as noted) by Buxton Hill Music Corp.

  • "I Love You, Samantha"
  • "Little One"
  • "Mind If I Make Love to You"
  • "True Love"
  • "You're Sensational"
  • "Now You Has Jazz" (June, 1956)
  • "Well, Did You Evah!" (revised) (August, 1956)
  • "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" (October, 1956)
  • "High Society Calypso" (December, 1956)

Hitchky-Koo of 1919

Published in August, 1919 (except as noted) by T. B. Harms and Francis, Day & Hunter

  • "Bring Back My Butterfly"
  • "In Hitchy's Garden" ("Hitchy's Garden of Roses")
  • "I Introduced"
  • "My Cozy Little Corner in the Ritz"
  • "Old-Fashioned Garden"
  • "Peter Piper" (includes "The Sea is Calling")
  • "That Black and White Baby of Mine"
  • "When I Had a Uniform On"
  • "Another Sentimental Song" (October, 1919)
  • "I've Got Somebody Waiting" (December, 1919)

Hitchy-Koo of 1922

Published in October, 1922 (except as noted) by Harms, Inc. (except as noted)

  • "The Harbor Deep Down in My Heart"
  • "Love Letter Words"
  • "When My Caravan Comes Home"
  • "The American Punch" (November, 1922)
  • "The Bandit Band" (November, 1922 by Chappell & Co.)

Jubilee

Published in September, 1935 (except as noted) by Harms, Inc.

  • "Me and Marie"
  • "A Picture of Me Without You"
  • "When Love Comes Your Way"
  • "Why Shouldn't I?"
  • "Begin the Beguine" (October, 1935)
  • "Just One of Those Things" (October, 1935)
  • "The Kling-Kling Bird on the Divi-Divi Tree" (October, 1935)

Kiss Me, Kate

Published in November, 1948 (except as noted) by Harms, Inc.

  • "So In Love"
  • "Were Thine That Special Face"
  • "Why Can't You Behave?"
  • "Wunderbar"
  • "Always True to You in My Fashion" (December, 1948)
  • "Bianca" (December, 1948)
  • "I Am Ashamed That Women Are So Simple" (December, 1948)
  • "I Hate Men" (December, 1948)
  • "Too Darn Hot" (January, 1949)
  • "Another Op'nin', Another Show" (February, 1949)
  • "Brush Up Your Shakespeare" (February, 1949)
  • "I Sing of Love" (February, 1949)
  • "I've Come to Wive It Wealthily in Padua" (February, 1949)
  • "Tom, Dick, or Harry" (February, 1949)
  • "We Open in Venice" (February, 1949)
  • "Where is the Life That Late I Led?" (February, 1949)
  • "From This Moment On" (used in the film version, but reprinted with the stage version artwork)

Other songs published in folio only

Leave It to Me

Published in October, 1938 (except as noted) by Chappell & Co.

  • "From Now On"
  • "Get Out of Town"
  • "Most Gentlemen Don't Like Love"
  • "Tomorrow"
  • "Far Away" (November, 1938)
  • "I'm Taking the Steps to Russia" (November, 1938)
  • "My Heart Belongs to Daddy" (November, 1938)
  • "I Want to Go Home" (December, 1938)

Other songs published in folio only

  • "Information, Please"
  • "Vite, Vite, Vite"

Les Girls

Published in September, 1957 by Buxton Hill Music Corp.

  • "Ca, C'est l'Amour"
  • "Les Girls"
  • "Why Am I So Gone About That Gal?"
  • "You're Just Too, Too"

Other songs published in folio only

Let's Face It

Published in October, 1941 (except as noted) by Chappell & Co.

  • "Ace in the Hole"
  • "Ev'rything I Love"
  • "Farming"
  • "I Hate You, Darling"
  • "A Little Rumba Numba"
  • "Rub Your Lamp"
  • "You Irritate Me So"
  • "Let's Not Talk About Love" (December, 1941)
  • "Jerry, My Soldier Boy" (January, 1942)

Mexican Hayride

Published in December, 1943 (except as noted) by Chappell & Co.

  • "The Good-Will Movement"
  • "I Love You"
  • "It Must Be Fun to Be You"
  • "Carlotta" (January, 1944)
  • "Count Your Blessings" (January, 1944)
  • "There Must Be Someone for Me" (January, 1944)
  • "Sing to Me, Guitar" (February, 1944)
  • "Abracadabra" (March, 1944)
  • "Girls" (March, 1944)

Other songs published in folio only

The New Yorkers

Published in November, 1930 (except as noted) by Harms, Inc.

  • "I'm Getting Myself Ready for You"
  • "Just One of Those Things"
  • "Let's Fly Away"
  • "Love for Sale"
  • "Where Have You Been?"
  • "The Great Indoors" (December, 1930)
  • "Take Me Back to Manhattan" (December, 1930)
  • "I Happen to Like New York" (March, 1931)
Night and Day [sheet music]

Night and Day

Published in 1946 by Harms, Inc.

  • "Anything Goes"
  • "Begin the Beguine"
  • "I Get a Kick Out of You"
  • "Just One of Those Things"
  • "Let's Do It"
  • "Night and Day"
  • "Old Fashioned Garden"
  • "What is This Thing Called Love?"
  • "You Do Something to Me"
  • "You're the Top"
Night and Day [sheet music]

Nymph Errant

Published in September, 1933 (except as noted) by Harms, Inc.

  • "Experiment"
  • "How Could We Be Wrong?"
  • "It's Bad for Me"
  • "The Physician"
  • "Solomon"
  • "Nymph Erant" (October, 1933)
  • "You're Too Far Away" (April, 1934) (cut)
  • Other songs published in folio only

  • "Back to Nature With You"
  • "Castle"
  • "The Cocotte"
  • "Georgia Sand"
  • "Neauville-Sur-Mer"

Out of This World

Published in September, 1950 (except as noted) by Buxton Hill Music Corp.

  • "From This Moment On"
  • "Hark to the Song of the Night"
  • "I Am Loved"
  • "No Lover"
  • "Use Your Imagination"
  • "Where, Oh Where"
  • "Cherry Pies Oughta Be You" (October, 1950)
  • "Nobody's Chasing Me" (October, 1950)
  • "You Don't Remind Me" (October, 1950)
  • "Climb Up the Mountain" (November, 1950)

Other songs published in folio only

Panama Hattie

Published in October, 1940 (except as noted) by Chappell & Co.

  • "Fresh as a Daisy"
  • "I've Still Got My Health"
  • "Let's Be Buddies"
  • "Make It Another Old-Fashioned, Please"
  • "My Mother Would Love You"
  • "Who Would Have Dreamed?"
  • "Visit Panama" (November, 1940)
  • "All I've Got to Get Now Is My Man" (December, 1940)

Other songs published in folio only

Paris

Published in February, 1928 (except as noted) by Harms, Inc.

  • "Let's Misbehave" (June, 1927)
  • "Don't Look At Me That Way"
  • "Quelque-Chose"
  • "Two Little Babes in the Woods"
  • "Which"
  • "Heaven Hop" (October, 1928)
  • "Let's Do It" (October, 1928)
  • "Vivienne" (October, 1928)

The Pirate

Published in March, 1948 by Chappell & Co.

  • "Be a Clown"
  • "Love of My Life"
  • "Mack the Black"
  • "Nina"
  • "Voodoo"
  • "You Can Do No Wrong"

Other songs published in folio only

Red, Hot, and Blue!

Published in September, 1936 (except as noted) by Chappell & Co.

  • "It's De-Lovely"
  • "Goodbye, Little Dream, Goodbye" (cut)
  • "Ridin' High"
  • "You've Got Something"
  • "Down in the Dephts" (October, 1936)
  • "A Little Skipper from Heaven Above" (October, 1936)
  • "Ours" (October, 1936)
  • "Red, Hot, and Blue!" (October, 1936)
  • "You're a Bad Influence" (October, 1936)
  • "The Ozarks are Calling Me Home" (December, 1936)

Other songs published in folio only

  • "It's a Great Life"
  • "Perennial Debutantes"
  • "What a Great Pair We'll Be"
  • "When Your Troubles Have Started" (cut) [The Unpublished Cole Porter]

La Revue des Ambassadeurs

Published in May, 1928 by Harms, Inc.

  • "Almiro"
  • "Hans"
  • "Military Maids"
  • "An Old-Fashioned Girl"
  • "You and Me"

Other songs published in folio only

  • "Alpine Rose"
  • "Baby, Let's Dance"
  • "Blue Hours"
  • "Fish"
  • "Fountain of Youth"
  • "Ina Moorish Garden"
  • "The Lost Liberty Blues"
  • "Pilot Me"

Rosalie

Published in September, 1937 by Chappell & Co.

  • "Close"
  • "I've a Strange New Rhythm in My Heart"
  • "In the Still of the Night"
  • "Rosalie"
  • "Who Knows"
  • "Why Should I Care?"

Other songs published in folio only

See America First [sheet music]

See America First

Published in February, 1916 (except as noted) by G. Schirmer

  • "I've a Shooting Box in Scotland"
  • "The Language of Flowers"
  • "Pity Me, Please"
  • "Prithee, Come Crusading With Me"
  • "Slow Sinks the Sun"
  • "Something's Got to Be Done"
  • "When I Used to Lead the Ballet"
  • "Buy Her a Box at the Opera" (March, 1916)
  • "Ever and Ever Yours" (March, 1916)
  • "I've Got an Awful Lot to Learn" (March, 1916
  • "Lima" (March, 1916)
  • "Oh, Bright, Fair Dream" (March, 1916)
  • "See America First" (March, 1916)

Seven Lively Arts

Published in November, 1944 (except as noted) by Chappell & Co.

  • "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye"
  • "Frahngee-Pahnee"
  • "Is It the Girl?"
  • "Only Another Boy and Girl"
  • "Hence It Don't Make Sense" (December, 1944)
  • "The Band Started Swinging a Song" (January, 1945)
  • "When I Was a Little Cuckoo" (February, 1945)
  • "Wow-Ooh-Wolf" (March, 1945)

Silk Stockings

Published in November, 1954 (except as noted) by Buxton Hill Music Corp.

  • "All of You"
  • "As On Through the Seasons We Sail"
  • "Paris Loves Lovers"
  • "Silk Stockings"
  • "Without Love"
  • "It's a Chemical Reaction, That's All" (December, 1954)
  • "Satin and Silk" (December, 1954)
  • "Siberia" (December, 1954)
  • "Josephine" (February, 1955)
  • "Stereophonic Sound" (April, 1955)

Other songs published in folio only

Silk Stockings (film) [sheet music]

Silk Stockings [film]

Published in 1957 by Buxton Hill Music Corp.

  • "All of You"
  • "Fated to Be Mated"
  • "Paris Loves Lovers"
  • "The Ritz Roll and Rock"
  • "Silk Stockings"
  • "Without Love"
  • "Siberia"

Something for the Boys

Published in December, 1942 (except as noted) by Chappell & Co.

  • "Could It Be You?"
  • "He's a Right Guy"
  • "Hey, Good Lookin'"
  • "Something for the Boys"
  • "By the Mississinewah" (January, 1943)
  • "I'm in Love With a Soldier Boy" (January, 1943)
  • "The Leader of a Big Time Band" (January, 1943)
  • "See That You're Born in Texas" (January, 1943)
  • "When My Baby Goes to Town" (January, 1943)

Something to Shout About

Published in November, 1942 (except as noted) by Chappell & Co.

  • "You'd Be So Nice to Come Home To" (October, 1942)
  • "Hasta Luego"
  • "I Always Knew"
  • "Lotus Bloom"
  • "Something to Shout About"
  • "It Might Have Been" (December, 1942)

Wake Up and Dream

Published in March, 1929 (except as noted) by Chappell [UK]

  • "The Banjo That Man Joe Plays"
  • "I Loved Him But He Didn't Love Me"
  • "Let's Do It, Let's Fall in Love"
  • "Looking at You"
  • "Wake Up and Dream"
  • "What is This Thing Called Love?"
  • "Agua Sincopada Tango" (April, 1929)
  • "I Want to Be Raided By You" (April, 1929) [Some sources list this as not being published]
  • "I'm a Gigolo" (May, 1929)

Published in the US by Harms, Inc.

  • "Gigolo" ("I'm a Gigolo")
  • "Looking at You"
  • "What is This Thing Called Love?"
  • "Which?"

Other songs published in folio only

You Never Know

Published in March, 1938 (except as noted) by Chappell & Co.

  • "At Long Last Love"
  • "For No Rhyme or Reason"
  • "From Alpha to Omega"
  • "Maria" (April, 1938)
  • "You Never Know" (April, 1938)
  • "What Shall I Do?" (May, 1938)
  • "What is That Tune?" (October, 1938)

Other songs published in folio only

You'll Never Get Rich

Published in July, 1941 by Chappell & Co.

  • "Boogie Bacarolle"
  • "Dream Dancing"
  • "Shooting the Works for Uncle Sam"
  • "Since I Kissed My Baby Goodbye"
  • "So Near and Yet So Far"
  • "The Weding Cake Walk"

Independent Songs

  • "Alone With You" (July, 1918) Herman Darewski Music Pub. Co.
  • "Altogether Too Fond of You" (1918) Vogel [UK] and (1921) Feist [US]
  • "The Bandit Band" (March, 1922) Chappell & Co. Ltd.
  • "Bingo Eli Yale" (1910) Jerome H. Remick & Co. Cover Graphic
  • "The Blue Boy Blues" (March, 1922) Chappell & Co. Ltd.
  • "The Bobolink Waltz" (1902) S. Brainard's Sons Co. Cover Graphic
  • "Bull Dog!" (1911) Charles F. Smith Cover Graphic
  • "Cocktail Time" (March, 1922) Chappell & Co. Ltd.
  • "Don't Fence Me In" (October, 1944) Harms, Inc. Cover Graphic
  • "Esmerelda" (August, 1915) Irving Berlin, Inc.
  • "Farewell, Amanda" (September, 1949) Buxton Hill Music Corp. Cover Graphic
  • "Glide, Glider, Glide" (April, 1943) Army Air Forces Aid Society
  • "Goodbye, Little Dream, Goodbye" (1936) Chappell & Co. Ltd.
  • "Hail to Yale" (1911) Charles H. Loomis
  • "Here Comes the Bandwagon" (November, 1929) Harms, Inc. Cover Graphic
  • "Hot House Rose" (November, 1927) Harms, Inc.
  • "I Never Realized" (February, 1921) Leo Feist, Inc. [US] and Chappell [UK]
  • "It All Belongs to You" (May, 1938) Chappell & Co.
  • "The Laziest Gal in Town" (June, 1927) Harms, Inc.
  • "Miss Otis Regrets" (April, 1934) Harms, Inc. Cover Graphic
  • "Olga (Come Back to the Volga)" (March, 1922) Chappell & Co. Ltd.
  • "Ragtime Pipes of Pan" (September, 1922) Ascherberg, Hopwood & Crew Ltd.
  • "River God" (June, 1938) Chappell & Co.
  • "Sailors of the Sky" (January, 1943) Chappell & Co.
  • "Thank You So Much, Mrs. Lowsborough-Goodby" (December, 1934) Harms, Inc.
  • "They All Fall in Love" (November, 1929) Harms, Inc.
  • "Two Big Eyes" (September, 1915) T. B. Harms and Francis Day & Hunter
  • "Washington Square" (March, 1920) Jerome H. Remick & Co. and as "In Chelsea Somewhere" by Chappell [UK]
  • "Weren't We Fools" (November, 1927) Harms, Inc.

Other songs published in folio only

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Compiled by Michael H. Hutchins