George Gershwin Fascinatin' Rhythm Lyrics
sponsored linksGot 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:
You've got me on the go!
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
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!
Oh won't you stop picking on me?
Retrospective: The 40th Anniversary Show Track Listing
1 Fugue in D Minor (from "The Art of Fugue" BWV 1080)
2 Air (from Orchestral Suite No. 3 in D Major BWV 1068)
3 Largo (from Harpsichord Concerto in F Minor BWV 1056)
4 Badinerie (from Orchestra Suite No. 2 in B minor BWV 1067)
6 Eine kleine Nachtmusik, Op. K. 525: Allegro
7 Eine kleine Nachtmusik, Op. K. 525: Romanze
8 Eine kleine Nachtmusik, Op. K. 525: Menuetto
9 Eine kleine Nachtmusik, Op. K. 525: Rondo
11 En Aranjuez con tu amor (based on mvt. 2 of Concierto de Aranjuez)
12 Tango in D Major (No. 2 from España, Op. 165)
13 Romanza española
15 Just One of Those Things
16 Fascinatin' Rhythm
18 Sinfonia (from Partita No. 2 in C Minor BWV 826)
20 Solfeggietto (Wq. 117/2)
21 Déjeuner sur l'herbe