Damn Yankees : Work information
- Richard Adler ( Music, Images,)
- Performed by
- Caroline O'Connor (Voice), National Symphony Orchestra, Julian Kelly (Conductor)
- Work name
- Damn Yankees
- Work number
- JAY Records
- Recording date
Richard Adler (born August 3, 1921) is an American lyricist, composer and producer of several Broadway shows.
Born in New York City, Adler had a musical upbringing, his father being a concert pianist. After serving in the navy he began his career as a lyricist, teaming up with Jerry Ross in 1950. As a duo they worked in tandem, both taking credit for lyrics and music.