Music: E

An Earful of Music

  • Words by Gus Kahn, music by Walter Donaldson, 1934
  • Kid Millions (sung by Ethel Merman), 1934

Early Bird

  • Written by Sidney D. Mitchell and Lew Pollack, 1936
  • Captain January (sung by Shirley Temple), 1936

Earth Boy

  • Words and music by Sid Tepper and Roy C. Bennett, ~1962
  • Girls! Girls! Girls! (sung by Elvis Presley with Ginny and Elizabeth Tiu), 1962

Ease On Down the Road #1

  • Words and music by Charlie Smalls
  • The Wiz (sung by Michael Jackson and Diana Ross), 1978

Ease On Down the Road #2

  • Words and music by Charlie Smalls
  • The Wiz (sung by Nipsey Russell, Michael Jackson and Diana Ross), 1978

Ease On Down the Road #3

  • Words and music by Charlie Smalls
  • The Wiz (sung by Ted Ross, Nipsey Russell, Michael Jackson and Diana Ross), 1978

East Side of Heaven

  • Words by Johnny Burke, music by James V. Monaco, 1939
  • East Side of Heaven (sung by Bing Crosby), 1939

 

Easter Parade

  • Words and music by Irving Berlin, 1933
  • Introduced in the stage revue “As Thousands Cheer” by Marilyn Miller and Clifton Webb, 1933
  • Alexander’s Ragtime Band (excerpt sung by Don Ameche and Girls Chorus), 1938
  • Holiday Inn (sung by Bing Crosby), 1942
  • Popularized by Bing Crosby
  • Easter Parade (sung by Judy Garland and Fred Astaire), 1948

Easy Come, Easy Go

  • Words by Sid Wayne, music by Ben Weisman, 1967
  • Easy Come, Easy Go (sung by Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires), 1967

(Such An) Easy Question

  • Words and music by Otis Blackwell and Winfield Scott, ~1965
  • Tickle Me (sung by Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires), 1965

Easy Rider

  • Words and music by Ralph Rainger, ~1933
  • She Done Him Wrong (sung by Mae West), 1933

Easy Street

  • Words by Martin Charnin, music by Charles Strouse, 1977
  • Introduced in the stage musical “Annie,” 1977
  • Adapted for the screen by Ralph Burns
  • Annie (sung and danced by Tim Curry, Bernadette Peters and Carol Burnett), 1982

Easy to Be Hard

  • Words by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, music by Galt MacDermot, 1967
  • Introduced in the stage musical “Hair” by Lynn Kellogg, 1967
  • Popularized by Three Dog Night, 1969
  • Hair (sung by Cheryl Barnes), 1979

Easy to Love

  • Words and music by Cole Porter, 1936
  • Born to Dance (introduced by James Stewart and Marjorie Lane dubbing for Eleanor Powell, and danced by Eleanor Powell; later sung by Frances Langford with Buddy Ebsen dancing), 1936
  • Andy Hardy’s Blonde Trouble (The Wilde Twins… actually, Lee tells me she’s the one that sang!), 1944
  • Night and Day (sung by female trio), 1946
  • This Time for Keeps (sung by Lauritz Melchior), 1947
  • Easy to Love (sung by Tony Martin; recurring theme in background score), 1953
  • Where the Boys Are (instrumental arrangement played by orchestra in nightclub), 1960

Edelweiss

  • Words by Oscar Hammerstein II, music by Richard Rodgers, 1959
  • Introduced in the stage musical “The Sound of Music,” 1959
  • The Sound of Music (sung by Christopher Plummer and Charmian Carr,
  • Later sung by Christopher Plummer, Julie Andrews, The Children and Chorus), 1965

Edge of Reality

  • Words and music by Bernie Baum, Bill Giant and Florence Kaye, ~1968
  • Live a Little, Love a Little (sung by Elvis Presley and Chorus, danced by Company), 1968

The Egg

  • Words and music by Sherman Edwards, 1969
  • 1776 (sung by Howard Da Silva, William Daniels, Ken Howard), 1972

Eglantine

  • Words and music by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman
  • Bedknobs and Broomsticks (sung by David Tomlinson), 1971

Eighty Miles Outside of Atlanta

  • Words by Harold Adamson, music by Jimmy McHugh
  • Something for the Boys (sung and danced by Vivian Blaine and Chorus), 1944
  • Bloodhounds of Broadway (sung and danced by Mitzi Gaynor and Chorus of four male hillbillies), 1944

El Cumbanchero

  • Words and music by Rafael Hernandez
  • On an Island with You (Betty Riley with Xavier Cugat and His Orchestra), 1948

El Toro

  • Words and music by Bill Giant, Bernie Baum and Florence Kaye, ~1963
  • Fun in Acapulco (sung by Elvis Presley with Mariachi Band), 1963

Eleanor Rigby

  • Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, 1966
  • Yellow Submarine (sung by The Beatles), 1968

Elbow Room

  • Words by E. Y. Harburg, music by Jerome Kern, 1944
  • Introduced in the film, Can’t Help Singing (sung by Chorus), 1944

Electric Blues

  • Words by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, music by Galt MacDermot, 1967
  • Introduced in the stage musical “Hair” by Paul Jabara, 1967
  • Hair (sung by Leata Galloway, Cyrena Lomba and Chorus; danced by Ensemble), 1979

Elegance

  • Words and music by Jerry Herman, 1964
  • Introduced in the stage musical, “Hello, Dolly!” 1964
  • Hello, Dolly! (Michael Crawford, Danny Lockin, Marianne McAndrew and E.J. Peaker), 1969

The Elegant Captain Hook

  • Words by Sammy Cahn, music by Sammy Fain, 1951
  • Peter Pan (sung by Hans Conried, Bill Thompson and The Jud Conlon Chorus), 1953