Let's Call the Whole Thing Off (1959)

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Disc Number: 
1
Composer: 
George Gershwin
Lyricist: 
Ira Gershwin
Time: 
4:26

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"Let's Call the Whole Thing Off" is a song written by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin for the 1937 film Shall We Dance where it was introduced by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers as part of a celebrated dance duet on roller skates [1]. The song is most famous for its "You like /təˈmeɪtoʊz/ and I like /təˈmɑːtoʊz/" and other verses comparing their different regional dialects [2].

The song was ranked #34 on AFI's 100 Years... 100 Songs [3]

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