Lazy (Irving Berlin song)
"Lazy" is a popular song written by Irving Berlin in 1924. Popular recordings of the song in 1924 were by Al Jolson, Blossom Seeley, Paul Whiteman and the Brox Sisters. It may be best known today by a performance of the song by Marilyn Monroe in the motion picture There's No Business Like Show Business.
Other notable recordings
- Bing Crosby with Bob Crosby and His Orchestra - recorded May 25, 1942. Crosby also sang the song in the film Holiday Inn (1942) in a scene where he is seen being overwhelmed by a plethora of back-breaking tasks at his newly purchased farm while he is heard singing the song offscreen.
- Val Doonican - included in his album Val Doonican Rocks, But Gently (1967)
- Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Irving Berlin Songbook (1958)
- Judy Holliday - Holliday with Mulligan (1980)
- Michael Holliday - included in his album Happy Holliday (1961)
- George Burns - He sang part of the song in the episode of The Lucy Show titled "Lucy and George Burns."
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