Thank Heaven for Little Girls

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For the Dwarves album, see Thank Heaven for Little Girls (album).

"Thank Heaven for Little Girls" is a 1957 song written by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe and often associated with performer Maurice Chevalier. It opened and closed the 1958 film Gigi. Alfred Drake performed the song in the 1973 Broadway production of Gigi.

The Chevalier version is often regarded as the definitive version of the song; he recorded it in 1958.

In the mid-'90s, a contemporary take on the song was recorded the Seattle-based alternative band Ruby for a Mountain Dew commercial[1] in the United States. This recording was later repurposed by PepsiCo for their Pepsi Max brand in the UK.

It has also been performed by Rosemary Clooney, Perry Como, Gérard Depardieu, Merle Haggard, Hugh Hefner, The King Brothers, Ed McMahon, and in his faux French accent, Peter Sellers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mountain Dew Commercial". 1996. Retrieved 12 April 2012.