Music: P

Pace, pace, mio Dio

  • From the opera LA FORZA DEL DESTINO by Giuseppe Verdi, first presented in St. Petersburg, 1862
  • Up in Central Park (sung by Deanna Durbin), 1948

Pack Up Your Sins and Go to the Devil

  • Words and music by Irving Berlin, 1922
  • Introduced by The McCarthy Sisters in the stage revue “Music Box Revue of 1922”
  • Alexander’s Ragtime Band (performed by Ethel Merman), 1938

Pack Up Your Troubles in Your Old Kit Bag and Smile, Smile, Smile

  • Words by George Asaf, music by Felix Powell, 1915
  • Popular song during World War I
  • Tin Pan Alley (used instrumentally, danced by Betty Grable and London club patrons), 1940
  • For Me and My Gal (excerpt sung as part of medley by Judy Garland), 1942
  • The Dolly Sisters (sung by Men’s Chorus), 1945
  • On Moonlight Bay (sung by Gordon MacRae and Men’s Chorus), 1951
  • So This Is Love (excerpt sung by Crowd at war’s end), 1953

The Paddi Wack Song

  • Words and music by Ritchie Valens
  • La Bamba (sung by Los Lobos dubbing for Lou Diamond Phillips), 1987

Paducah

  • Words by Leo Robin, music by Harry Warren, 1943
  • The Gang’s All Here (sung by Benny Goodman and Carmen Miranda, danced by Carmen Miranda and Tony DeMarco), 1943

Pagan Love Song

  • Words by Arthur Freed, music by Nacio Herb Brown, 1929
  • Introduced by Ramon Novarro in the film The Pagan, 1929
  • Pagan Love Song (sung by Chorus, later sung by Howard Keel and Chorus, later danced by Chorus, later used in Esther Williams and Howard Keel swimming scene), 1950

Page’s aria

  • From the opera LES HUGUENOTS by Giacomo Meyerbeer, first performed in Paris, 1836
  • Maytime (sung by Jeanette MacDonald), 1937