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Ira Gershwin: Selected Lyrics: Selected Lyrics

byIra GershwinIntroduction byRobert Kimball

Hardcover | September 17, 2009

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The collaboration of Ira and George Gershwin was one of the summits of American popular music. Ira Gershwin's lyrics-with their stylish simplicity, exuberant comic invention, and colloquial eloquence-have entered the culture, and Robert Kimball has collected the most memorable of them into a beguiling collection that includes
Fascinating Rhythm
Oh, Lady, Be Good
Someone to Watch Over Me
'S Wonderful
My One and Only
How Long Has This Been Going On?
I've Got a Crush on You
Embraceable You
I Got Rhythm
But Not for Me
Let's Call the Whole Thing Off
They Can't Take That Away from Me
A Foggy Day (In London Town)
Nice Work If You Can Get It
Long Ago (and Far Away)
The Man That Got Away
and dozens more.

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Robert Kimball, editor, is a historian of the American musical theater whose books include The Gershwins (with Alfred Simon), Reminiscing with Sissle and Blake (with William Bolcom), Reading Lyrics (with Robert Gottlieb), and volumes of the complete lyrics of Hart, Gershwin, Berlin, and Loesser. He also edited Cole Porter: Selected Lyr...
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Title:Ira Gershwin: Selected Lyrics: Selected LyricsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:200 pages, 7.8 × 4.7 × 0.6 inPublished:September 17, 2009Publisher:Library of AmericaLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1598530526

ISBN - 13:9781598530520

Appropriate for ages: 18 - 18

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