Adler and his Pajama Game and Damn Yankees writing partner Jerry Ross were writing Broadway musicals at a time when Broadway songs regularly crossed over to radio and the catalogue of American standards.
Playbill has collected some favorite renditions of Adler and Ross' tunes.
Rosemary Clooney: "Hey There."
Kay Penton: "A New Town Is a Blue Town."
Patti Page: "Steam Heat."
Eartha Kitt: "Whatever Lola Wants."
Even the Muppets get in on "Two Lost Souls."
A double bill of "Two Lost Souls." First with Jaye P. Morgan and Perry Como, followed by Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme.
From the film of Pajama Game: "Steam Heat."
Gwen Verdon's "A Little Brains, A Little Talent."
Jane Morgan: "Heart."