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Love Is Sweeping The Country - George & Ira Gershwin - Of Thee I Sing / Let Em Eat Cake (CD)

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  1. Ira Gershwin (born Israel Gershowitz, December 6, – August 17, ) was an American lyricist who collaborated with his younger brother, composer George Gershwin, to create some of the most memorable songs in the English language of the 20th century.. With George he wrote more than a dozen Broadway shows, featuring songs such as "I Got Rhythm", "Embraceable You", "The Man I Love" and.

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  2. It helped turn me into a life long Gershwin fan. I even have the LP made by Columbia. Since that time, I have seen and been involved with productions of this brilliant musical comedy. A few of the songs ("Of Thee I Sing", Who Cares", "Love Is Sweeping the Country") have become world class standards.

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  3. Of Thee I Sing / Let 'em Eat Cake ( Studio Recording) by George Gershwin Audio CD $ Only 1 left in stock - order soon. Ships from and sold by LastChanceRecords/5(9).

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  4. Of Thee I Sing is a musical comedy by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, lyrics by Ira Gershwin, music by George Gershwin, originally produced in Its general theme is a satire on U.S. party politics. John P. Wintergreen is campaigning for President of the United States, but his party still has doubts that he can be elected without an issue to run on.

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  5. Ira Gershwin was born in New York City, the son of a Russian Jewish immigrant, on December 6, The older brother of George Gershwin, he attended Townsend Harris High School in New York City where one of his closest friends and fellow students was E.Y. “Yip” bobscompthekusineticconfransrolltorre.co two worked together writing lyrics and Ira started his career in under the pen name of Arthur Francis.

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  6. Love is sweeping the country, Waves are hugging the shore, All the sexes From Maine to Texas Have never known such love before! See them billing and cooing Like the birdies above Each girl and boy alike Sharing joy alike Feels that passion` ll Soon be national! Love is sweeping the country There never was so much love See them billing and cooing.

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  7. George & Ira Gershwin - Maureen McGovern, Larry Kert, Jack Gilford, Michael Tilson Thomas - Of Thee I Sing / Let 'Em Eat Cake ‎ (2xLP, Album) FM (3), FM (3) S2M , SM

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  8. The celebrated authors of Strike Up The Band teamed with librettist Morrie Ryskind for another no-holds-barred assault on the American way of life in one of the longest running shows of the 's and the first musical to win the Pulitzer Prize. This all-American political satire focuses on the election campaign and Presidency of John P. Wintergreen, whose party, lacking a viable platform.

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  9. OCLC Number: Notes: Program notes and synopsis (4 p.)--in English, German and French laid in container. Contents (cont.): Let 'em eat cake: Overture; Tweedledee for President; Union Square; Store scene (Shirts by the millions, Comes the revolution, Mine, Climb up the social ladder); The union league; On and on and on; Finale act I (Introduction, I've brushed my teeth; The General's.

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