Talk About Girls. Musical comedy. Music by Harold Orlob
and Stephen Jones. Adaption by William Carey Duncan and Daniel Kusell. From a play by John Hunter Booth
. Lyrics by Irving Caesar
. Music orchestrated by Stephen Jones. Music arranged by Stephen Jones. Musical Director: Louis Gress. Directed by John Harwood and Daniel Kusell...
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[on his initial reaction to "I Love Lucy"] I didn't think the thing had a chance. We did the lines over and over again, and it was like eating stew every night - stale and not a bit funny.
In 1912, he was the first person to sing the classic, 'My Melancholy Baby.' He was appearing at the Mozart Cafe in Denver, Colorado. He happened to visit a pub on Curtis Street, where he knew the proprietor. Knowing Bill was looking for a new song for his act, the proprietor directed him to the pub's back room, where George Norton and Ernie Burnett were in the process of composing 'My Melancholy ...
His role as Fred Mertz in I Love Lucy