The Irving Berlin Songbook
MP3 Sing Along Song Tribute

"Irving Berlin has no place in American music. He IS American music." - Jerome Kern

Page One of the Irving Berlin Sing Along Song Tribute

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Marie From Sunny Italy

Lyrics by Irving Berlin
Music by M. Nicholson (1907) 
Irving Berlin wrote the lyrics for this, his first big selling hit song, 1907
Very pretty and sweet it is, too!
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When I Leave The World Behind

Words and Music By Irving Berlin
Publication: New York: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., Strand Theatre Bldg., 
Broadway at 47th St., 1915.
"Respectfully dedicated to the memory of Charles Lounsbury, 
whose legacy suggested this song"
A tender, spiritual song written by Mr. Berlin that's one of my favorites
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Alexander's Ragtime Band

     Words and Music By Irving Berlin
     Publication: New York: Ted Snyder Co. Music Publishers, 112 West 36th St., 1911.
Many believe this was the first Ragtime piece.
We know this is far from the case, but it certainly took off like a rocket when it first came out; 
one of Mr. Berlin's first early hits.
In fact it sold over a million copies of sheet music the first year.
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I Love A Piano

     Words and Music By Irving Berlin.
     Publication: New York: Irving Berlin Inc., No.1571 B'way, 1915.
Every pianist gets a thrill when this song is performed
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The Girl On the Magazine

Words and Music By Irving Berlin.
     Publication: New York: Irving Berlin Inc., No.1571 B'way, 1915.
This is such a fun song to sing. Look at the actress
on the cover: can you figure out who she wants to be
from her clothes? Pirate? Ballerina? Santa Claus?
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When I Lost You

Words and Music By Irving Berlin.
     Publication: New York: Waterson, Berlin & Snyder Co., 112 West 38th St., 1912.
This song is so pretty, it hurts. 
It was written when Mr.Berlin tragically lost his first wife Dorothy to death
after only a year of marriage.
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Mandy

Lyrics and Music by Irving Berlin
Publication: New York: Irving Berlin, Inc., 1587 Broadway, 1919.
Written for The Zeigfield Follies of 1919
This cute, snappy, and up-beat song
was sung and danced to by Vera-Ellen and ensemble
in the popular 1954 film "White Christmas"
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When That Midnight Choo Choo Leaves For Alabam'

Words and Music by Irving Berlin
Publisher: Ted Snyder & Waterson, Berlin & Snyder
Publication Date: 1912
Judy Garland sang this fun song in "Easter Parade" with Fred Astaire
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A Pretty Girl Is Like A Melody

Words and Music By Irving Berlin.
     Publication: New York: Irving Berlin, Inc., 799 Seventh Ave., 1919.
Only Mr. Berlin could write 'em like this! Beautiful!
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Christmas Time Seems Years and Years Away

Music by Ted Snyder, Words by Irving Berlin
Publication: New York: Ted Snyder Co., 112 West 38th St., 1909.
A Christmas song with a "twist" - and I love the melody of the verses, 
very Victor Herbert-ish, if you know what I mean
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Just Like The Rose

Words and Music By Irving Berlin.
    Publication: New York: Harry Von Tilzer, 125 W. 43rd St., 1909.
This is one of those fine sentimental and poetic songs of love lost that no one
knows how to write anymore today.
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Say It With Music

Words and Music By Irving Berlin.
     Publication: New York: Irving Berlin, Inc., 1607 Broadway, 1921.
If there is one song that sums up the romantic philosophy of this website,
this song would be it
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Crinoline Days

Words and Music By Irving Berlin
    Publication: New York: Irving Berlin, Inc., 1607 Broadway, 1922.
From Irving's second "Music Box Review" comes this beautiful song
about the days when men were gentlemen, and girls were ladies
and chivalry and sweetness and romance prevailed. When was
the last time a man kissed you on the hand or bowed to you, ladies?
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Lady Of The Evening

Words and Music by Irving Berlin
Publication: New York: Irving Berlin, Inc., 1607 Broadway, 1922.
A beautiful and plaintive Tin Pan Alley revue song about those sad
ladies of the evening who badly needed rescuing from a life of crime.
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When I'm Alone I'm Lonesome

Words and Music By Irving Berlin, 1911
A tender romantic ballad about loneliness
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