My One and Only (1959)

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Disc Number: 
1
Composer: 
George Gershwin
Lyricist: 
Ira Gershwin
Time: 
2:36

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"My One and Only" is a song composed by George Gershwin, with lyrics by Ira Gershwin, written for the 1927 musical Funny Face where it was introduced by Fred Astaire, Betty Compton and Gertrude McDonald.[1] It was originally titled "(What Am I Gonna Do) If You Turn Me Down?"

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I've always thought of this song as a tap dance waiting to happen. I suppose this is true of a lot of musical theater songs, at least from the 1920s and 30s, and the Gershwins got many of their shows and songs turned into Hollywood musicals with...