Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (song)

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"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" is a song written by Cole Porter for the 1956 film High Society, where it was introduced by Frank Sinatra and Celeste Holm.[1][2]

In the lyrics of the song, the singers express their lack of interest in supersonic planes and country estates, concluding that "all I want is you". In the film, the song is performed whilst the characters look at expensive wedding gifts.

The song also appeared in the 1973 Christmas special of The Goodies television series, The Goodies and the Beanstalk. It later inspired the title, and title music, of the popular game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?[3]

Notable recordings[edit]


  1. ^ Clapp, Susannah (May 17, 2015). "High Society review – sumptuous frocks, but is it really top class?". The Guardian. Retrieved August 1, 2021.
  2. ^ Friedwald, Will (March 21, 2017). "Cole Porter's Lost Musicals Get the Revivals They Deserve". The New York Observer. Retrieved August 1, 2021.
  3. ^ Moran, Albert; Malbon, Justin (2006). Understanding the Global TV Format. Intellect Books pg. 54. ISBN 978-1-8415-0132-1.
  4. ^ Straube, Trenton (October 2, 2020). "Red Hot Reissues of AIDS Benefit Albums From the 1990s". POZ. Retrieved August 1, 2021.