Fascinating Rhythm

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Judy Garland

Judy Garland (born Frances Ethel Gumm; June 10, 1922 – June 22, 1969) was an American actress, singer and vaudevillian. Described by Fred Astaire as "the greatest entertainer who ever lived" and renowned for her contralto voice, she attained international stardom throughout a career that spanned … more »

Got a little rhythm, a rhythm, a rhythm 
That pit-a-pats through my brain; 
So darn persistent, 
The day isn't distant 

When it'll drive me insane. 
Comes in the morning 
Without any warning, 
And hangs around me all day. 

I'll have to sneak up to it 
Someday, and speak up to it. 
I hope it listens when I say: 

Fascinating Rhythm, 
You've got me on the go! 
Fascinating Rhythm, 
I'm all a-quiver. 

When a mess you're making! 
The neighbours want to know 
Why I'm always shaking 
Just like a flivver. 

Each morning I get up with the sun
Start a-hopping, 
Never stopping 
To find at night no work has been done. 

I know that 
Once it didn't matter
But now you're doing wrong; 
When you start to patter 

I'm so unhappy. 
Won't you take a day off? 
Decide to run along 
Somewhere far away off

And make it snappy! 
Oh, how I long to be the man I used to be! 
Fascinating rhythm, 
Oh won't you stop picking on me?


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