Pal Joey


Writers: John O'Hara Richard Rodgers Lorenz Hart


Act I

  • "A Great Big Town” - Joey
  • “You Mustn't Kick It Around" – Joey and Chorus Girls
  • “You Mustn’t Kick It Around - Encore” - Gladys and Chorus Girls
  • "I Could Write a Book" – Joey and Linda
  • "A Great Big Town - Reprise" –Chorus Girls
  • "That Terrific Rainbow" – Gladys and Chorus Girls
  • "What Is a Man?" – Vera
  • "Happy Hunting Horn" – Joey and Chorus Girls
  • "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered" – Vera
  • "Pal Joey (What Do I Care for a Dame?)" – Joey
  • *”Joey Looks to the Future Ballet” - Company

Act II

  • "The Flower Garden of My Heart" – Louis and Chorus Girls
  • "Zip" – Melba
  • "Plant You Now, Dig You Later" – Ludlow, Gladys, and Chorus Girls
  • "In Our Little Den (of Iniquity)" – Vera and Joey
  • *"Do It the Hard Way" – Ludlow, Gladys and Chorus Girls
  • "Take Him" – Vera, Linda
  • *”Take Him (Dance)” - Joey, Vera, Linda
  • "Bewitched (Reprise)” – Vera
  • "I Could Write a Book" (Reprise) – Joey and Company

A song with an asterisk (*) before the title indicates a dance number; a character listed in a song with an asterisk (*) by the character's name indicates that the character exclusively serves as a dancer in this song, which is sung by other characters.

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