I Got Rhythm, song (from Girl Crazy, 1930)

by George Gershwin

George Gershwin (September 26, 1898 – July 11, 1937) was an American composer and pianist. Gershwin's compositions spanned both popular and classical genres, and his most popular melodies are widely known. Among his best known works are the orchestral compositions Rhapsody in Blue and An American i…




Days can be sunny,
With never a sigh
Don't need what money can buy.
Birds in the tree sing 
Their dayful of song,
Why shouldn't we sing along ?
I'm chipper all the day,
Happy with my lot.
How do I get that way ?
Look at what I've got

I got rhythm
I got music
I got my maingirl
Who could ask for anything more ?
I got daisies
In green pastures,
I got my maingirl
Who could ask for anything more ?

Ol'Man Trouble,
I don't mind him.
You won't find him
'Round my door.
I got starlight,
I got sweet dreams,
I got my maingirl,
Who could ask for anything more ?
Who could ask for anything more ?

Written by: George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin

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