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Welcome to the Jazz Quiz
for September

Rodgers and Hart

The songs of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart have always provided a source of rich material for jazz musicians. We know their songs like the back of our hands - or do we? This month we give you some lines from fifteen Rodgers and Hart songs - can you identify the songs?


Rodgers and Hart



Give yourself an extra point if you are able to solve this anagram of a show for which Rodgers and Hart wrote the music:



A link to the answers is at the bottom of the page - don't forget to check your score.



Which Rodgers and Hart songs do these lines come from?


1. Some things that happen for the first time, seem to be happening again


2. Hate California it's cold and it's damp



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3. My heart does not stand still just hear it beat



4. I'll sing to him, each spring to him






5. And all at once I lost my breath and all at once was scared to death



6. Cats and dogs stopped yapping, lions in the zoo all were jealous of Johnny's big trill



7. I could write a preface on how we met



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8. Once you told me I was mistaken, that I'd awaken with the sun, and order orange juice for one



9. I was unwise with eyes unable to see








10. Song-birds are not dumb, they don't buy a crumb of bread



11. The broken dates, the endless waits



12. But don't change a hair for me, not if you care for me




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13. You speak and it's the sweetest music I have ever heard, you taught me how to live again the day you taught me that single word




14. Looking through the window you can see a distant steeple






15. Nobody writes his songs to me, no-one belongs to me




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