Nice Work If You Can Get It (song)
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"Nice Work If You Can Get It" is a popular song.
The music was written by George Gershwin, the lyrics by Ira Gershwin. It was one of nine songs George Gershwin wrote for the movie A Damsel in Distress, in which it was performed by Fred Astaire with backing vocals provided by The Stafford Sisters. The song was published in 1937.
- Fred Astaire
- The Andrews Sisters (1938)
- June Christy - A Friendly Session, Vol. 2 (1999) with the Johnny Guarnieri Quintet
- Bing Crosby on his 1956 album Bing Sings Whilst Bregman Swings.
- Doris Day - Hooray For Hollywood (1958)
- Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Songbook (1959), Ella Fitzgerald and Andre Previn do Gershwin, Pablo Records, 1983
- The Hi-Lo's - A Musical Thrill (2006)
- Billie Holiday - Quintessential Billie Holiday: Vol. V (1937), and once again in 1955.
- Stan Kenton - At The Rendezvous: Vol 2 (2000) (vocal by Ann Richards)
- Sting and Larry Adler
- Thelonious Monk
- Georges Guetary - An American in Paris (1951)
- Frank Sinatra - A Swingin' Affair! (1957) and Sinatra-Basie: An Historic Musical First (1962)
- Johnny Smith - Moonlight in Vermont
- Jeri Southern - Jeri Southern At the Crescendo (1960)
- Maxine Sullivan and Her Orchestra (recorded October 22, 1937; released November 20, 1937) - 2:49
- Majestic 12- Red Hot + Rhapsody (1998)
- Mel Tormé
- Sarah Vaughan - Sarah Vaughan in Hi-Fi (1950)
- Dinah Shore - Holding Hands at Midnight (1955)
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