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Thread #23959   Message #3741938
Posted By: GUEST,Ken Brock
05-Oct-15 - 02:15 PM
Thread Name: Songs about money ($$$$$$$$$$)
Subject: RE: Songs about money ($$$$$$$$$$)
Kander and Ebb wrote two different songs about Money for Cabaret (stage (1967) and film). The first is "Money" and the second is "Money, Money".

"Four Pounds a Day" parody version of Four Pence a Day recorded by The Ian Campbell Folk Group.

"The Pound is Sinking" by Paul McCartney, from Tug of War

"The Face on the Dime" by Harold Rome, from Call Me Mister (1946) The mercury dime had just been replaced by FDR.

"Money, Money, Money" by Jule Styne and E. Y. (Yip) Harburg, from Darling of the Day (1968).

"Music! Music! Music! (Put Another Nickel In)"

"Fidelity Fiduciary Bank" by the Sherman Brothers, from Mary Poppins

"Hector's Song" and "Scylla and Charybdis", about a commodities market scam, from The Golden Apple (1954) by Jerome Moross and John Latouche

"What's the Use?" by Leonard Bernstein and one of many lyricists, from Candide (1956)