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Posted By: GUEST,Ken Brock
01-May-10 - 11:43 PM
Thread Name: any new mondegreens?
Subject: RE: any new mondegreens?
Morris Gershwin, father of George and Ira, consistently referred to their big Act 1 closer from LADY, BE GOOD! (1924) as "Fashion on the River" instead of "Fascinatin' Rhythm". He also claimed "Embraceable You" as his own personal song because of the line "Come to Papa, do".