I Don't Know Enough About You (2019)

Women lyricists and composers contributed many of the most famous songs to Broadway, Hollywood, and jazz during the 20th century. I Don’t Know Enough About You celebrates the work of these songwriters with music and anecdotes. This lively musical revue provided information about the lives of these women along with examples of their songs. 

Vocalists Lena Seikaly, Adam LaSalle, and Hadiyyah Noelle Smith performed music by these amazing women accompanied by guitarist Steve Herberman, bassist Eliot Seppa, and drummer Frank Russo. 

You can read the full show narration here.

Song list:

  • Down Hearted Blues (Words by Alberta Hunter, Music by Lovie Austin) 

  • I Know That You Know (Words by Anne Caldwell, Music by Vincent Youmans) 

  • Can’t We Be Friends (Music by Kay Swift, Words by Paul James) 

  • Backwater Blues (Words and music by Bessie Smith) 

  • You Oughta Be In Pictures (Music by Dana Suesse, Words by Edward Heyman)

  •  Willow Weep for Me (Words and music by Ann Ronell) 

  • Just For A Thrill (Words and music by Lil Hardin Armstrong and Don Raye)

  • The Way You Look Tonight (Words by Dorothy Fields, Music by Jerome Kern)

  • How High The Moon (Words by Nancy Hamilton, Music  by Morgan Lewis) 

  • What A Difference A Day Made (Music by Maria Grever, Words by Stanley Adams) 

  • I Don’t Know Enough About You (Words and music by Peggy Lee and Dave Barbour) 

  • Just in Time (Words by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Music by Jule Styne) 

  • God Bless the Child (Words and music by Billie Holiday and Arthur Herzog, Jr.)

  •  The Morning After (Words by Dory Langdon Previn, Music by Harold Arlen) 

  • Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most (Words by Fran Landesman, Music by Tommy Wolf) 

  • When in Rome (Words by Carolyn Leigh, Music by Cy Coleman) 

  • The Windmills of Your Mind (Words by Marilyn and Alan Bergman, Music by Michel LeGrand) ​

Celebrating Women Songwriters of
Broadway, Hollywood and Jazz

I Don't Know Enough About You

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Composer & Lyricist Spotlight

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Anne Caldwell

1867-1936

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Bessie Smith

1894-1937

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Maria Grever

1885-1951

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Alberta Hunter

1895-1984

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Lil Hardin Armstrong

1898-1971

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Katharine Faulkner "Kay" Swift

1897-1993

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Dorothy Fields

1905-1974

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Ann Ronell

1905-1993

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Nancy Hamilton

1908-1985

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Nadine Dana Suesse

1909-1987

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Billie Holiday

1915-1959

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Betty Comden

1917-2006

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Peggy Lee

1920-2002

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Dory Previn

1925-2012

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Carolyn Leigh

1926-1983

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Fran Landesman

1927-2011

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Marilyn Bergman

b. 1929

Performers

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