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Pirate Jenny
1928 Bertolt Brecht, Kurt Weill
From the first act of musical The Threepenny Opera, by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill. See also Songfacts.

Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's The Threepenny Opera is a masterpiece of musical theater that grew out of its writers' experience of Weimar Germany, the period between the World Wars when Germany struggled to establish a working democracy in the face of economic malaise and the bitterness of military defeat.
First performed in Berlin in 1928, Brecht's text is sardonic and brittle. He creates a world of beggars, thieves, and prostitutes in which there is no honor; every character would sell out any other if an advantage is to be gained. Relationships are fluid, changeable; betrayals abound as new alliances are formed amongst the array of seedy, colorful characters.
-Arthur Lazer culturevulture.net

Recording sessions
1964 April 4-6: New York piano played by Atkinson
You people can watch while I'm scrubbing these floors
And I'm scrubbing the floors while you're gawking
Maybe once you tipped me and it makes you feel swell
 
 
1977 December 4: London (UK) Theatre Royal Drury Lane (evening)
 
 
1977 December 4: London (UK) Theatre Royal Drury Lane (evening) reprise
 
 
1985: USA Theatre tour
You gentlemen can watch while I'm scrubbing the floors
And I'm scrubbing the floors while you're gawking
Maybe once you tipped me and it makes you feel swell
 
 
1992 June 4: Reykjavik (IS) Háskólabíó Arts Festival
 
1992 July 2: Montreal (CA) International Jazz Festival
 
1997 December 18: Warsaw (PL) Kongresowa Hall
 
Unknown recording session
2008 DVD 2 To Be Free Legacy Recodings (US)