I've Got the World on a String

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"I've Got The World on a String" is a 1932 popular jazz song composed by Harold Arlen, with lyrics written by Ted Koehler. It was written for the 1932 Cotton Club Parade.

The song was introduced by Cab Calloway and Bing Crosby, and was also recorded by Frank Sinatra in 1953. It reached #14 on Billboard's most played list.

Notable live performances of the song include a rendition by Anthony Perkins in the drama Winter Dream, a production of the live anthology TV series, Front Row Center, and by Céline Dion in her Las Vegas show A New Day..., which ran from 2003 until 2007.

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