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Summertime
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by DuBose Heyward
Sung by Diahann Carroll (dubbed by Loulie Jean Norman) and Women's Chorus
A Woman Is a Sometime Thing
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by DuBose Heyward
Sung by Leslie Scott, Sammy Davis Jr., Earl Jackson, and chorus
Here Come de Honey Man
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by DuBose Heyward
Sung by Clarence Muse
They Pass By Singin'
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by DuBose Heyward
Sung by Sidney Poitier (dubbed by Robert McFerrin)
The Crap Game
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by DuBose Heyward
Sung by cast and chorus
Gone, Gone, Gone
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by DuBose Heyward
Sung by Chorus
My Man's Gone Now
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by DuBose Heyward
Sung by Ruth Attaway (dubbed by Inez Matthews)
I Got Plenty o' Nuttin'
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Sung by Sidney Poitier (dubbed by Robert McFerrin) and Chorus
Bess, You Is My Woman Now
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Sung by Sidney Poitier (dubbed by Robert McFerrin) and Dorothy Dandridge (dubbed by Adele Addison)
Oh, I Can't Sit Down
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Sung by Pearl Bailey and Chorus
I Ain't Got No Shame
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by DuBose Heyward
Sung by Chorus at the picnic
It Ain't Necessarily So
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin and 'Dubose Heyward'
Sung by Sammy Davis Jr. and Chorus
What You Want With Bess?
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by DuBose Heyward
Sung by Brock Peters and Dorothy Dandridge (dubbed by Adele Addison)
O Doctor Jesus
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by DuBose Heyward
Sung by Ruth Attaway (dubbed by Inez Matthews)
Street Vendors' Cries
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by DuBose Heyward
Sung by chorus members
I Loves You Porgy
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Sung by Dorothy Dandridge (dubbed by Adele Addison) and Sidney Poitier (dubbed by Robert McFerrin)
God and Me
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by DuBose Heyward
Sung by Brock Peters, Brock Peters
A Red Headed Woman
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Sung by Brock Peters and Chorus
Clara, Clara
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by DuBose Heyward
Sung by chorus
Summertime
(reprise)
Sung by Dorothy Dandridge (dubbed by Adele Addison)
There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New York
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Sung by Sammy Davis Jr.
Morning Sounds
(from an idea by Rouben Mamoulian) and "Good Mornin', Sistuh"
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by DuBose Heyward
Performed by workers and Sung by Chorus
O Bess, O Where's My Bess
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by Ira Gershwin
Sung by Sidney Poitier (dubbed by Robert McFerrin)
Finale: O Lawd, I'm On My Way
Music by George Gershwin
Lyrics by DuBose Heyward
Sung by Sidney Poitier (dubbed by Robert McFerrin) and Chorus

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