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Lyr Req: I Can't Get Started (Gershwin, Duke)

03 May 02 - 02:44 PM (#703784)
Subject: I can't get started
From: GUEST,halgreenhouse@worldnet.att.net

What are the lyrics to "I can't get started"?


03 May 02 - 02:48 PM (#703787)
Subject: RE: I can't get started
From: Sorcha

This one? I found at least one more that is a different song.


03 May 02 - 02:58 PM (#703790)
Subject: Lyr Add: I CAN'T GET STARTED (WITH YOU)
From: Fortunato

I CAN'T GET STARTED WITH YOU

I've flown around the world in a plane,
Settled revolutions in Spain,
The north pole I charted,
Still I can't get charted with you.

On the golf course I'm under par
Metrogoldwin's asked me to star
My house is a showcase,
Still I can't get no place with you

Chorus:
'Cause you're so supreme,
Lyrics I write of you I dream,
Scheme just for the sight of you
Baby it's true, what good does it do?

I've been consulted by Franklin D
Greta Garbo's asked me to tea
(rats I forgot this line)
Still I can't get started with you.

Oh man I almost had it. I never sang it but Tex did. Oh for the memory or yesterday.

Oh well someone will finish it, I hope, cheers Chance


03 May 02 - 03:09 PM (#703801)
Subject: RE: I can't get started
From: Jerry Rasmussen

Bunny Berrigan:

Ah yes!

Jerry


03 May 02 - 03:11 PM (#703804)
Subject: RE: I can't get started
From: Fortunato

That's Ella's version, Sorca, and I've never seen some of those lyrics, but...

she did give me the penultimate line of the last verse:

"But I'm still down-hearted 'cause I can't get started with you.

Great Gershwin tune.

Cheers, Chance


03 May 02 - 03:13 PM (#703808)
Subject: RE: I can't get started
From: Fortunato

Jerry Rasmussen you are on it man, Bunny Berrigan!


03 May 02 - 03:38 PM (#703831)
Subject: RE: I can't get started
From: Deda

Steve Tyrell's version of that verse, from his first CD of a couple of years ago:

I've been consulted by President C.
You know Hillary's had me to tea
But I'm all broken-hearted
'cause I can't get started with you.


03 May 02 - 04:52 PM (#703874)
Subject: RE: I can't get started
From: GUEST

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