Fascinating Rhythm

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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 than 40 years as an actress in musical and dramatic roles, as a recording artist and on the concert stage. Respected for her versatility, she received a Juvenile Academy Award and won a Golden Globe Award as well as Grammy Awards and a Special Tony Award. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in the remake of A Star is Born and for the Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the 1961 film Judgment at Nuremberg. She remains t… more »


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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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Written by: Ira Gershwin, George Gershwin

Lyrics © Warner Chappell Music, Inc.

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