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Jan.21.2012
  This song was introduced by Bobby Arnst in Rosalie at the New Amsterdam Theatre in New York City on January 10, 1926. It had been written for Adele Astaire and Jack Buchanan in Funny Face but was dropped from that show. During the Philadelphia tryout of Funny Face, a music publisher phoned...
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Nov.27.2011
  This song was introduced by Fred and Adele Astaire and Cliff Edwards (“Ukelele Ike”) in Lady, Be Good! At the Liberty Theatre in New York City on December 1, 1924. In May 1923 Bill Daly and Joe Meyer set an Ira Gershwin lyric, “Little rhythm—go 'way,” to music. The next year that line was...
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Sep.10.2011
  This song by George and Ira Gershwin was introduced by Adele Astaire at the Lady, Be Good! tryout in Philadelphia on November 17, 1924. It began its complicated history in April of 1924 when Gershwin entered the main idea in his musical notebook. At first he and Ira thought it might serve...