You like potato and I like po-tah-to,You like tomato and I like to-mah-to;Potato, po-tah-to, tomato, to-mah-to –Let's call the whole thing off!
"Let's Call the Whole Thing Off", Shall We Dance (1937).
You've made my life so glamorous,You can't blame me for feeling amorous.'S wonderful, 's marvellousThat you should care for me.Ira Gershwin
I got rhythm,I got music,I got my manWho could ask for anything more?Ira Gershwin
Summertime and the livin' is easy,Fish are jumpin', and the cotton is high.Oh yo' daddy's rich, and yo' ma is good lookin',So hush, little baby, don' yo' cry.Ira Gershwin
It ain't necessarily so,It ain't necessarily so.De t'ings dat yo' li'bleTo read in de Bible,It ain't necessarily so.Ira Gershwin
Nice work if you can get it,And you can get it if you try.Ira Gershwin
They all laughed at Christopher ColumbusWhen he said the world was round;They all laughed when Edison recorded sound.Ira Gershwin
The way you wear your hat,The way you sip your tea,The mem'ry of all that –No, no! They can't take that away from me!Ira Gershwin
In time the Rockies may crumble,Gibraltar may tumble,They're only made of clay,But our love is here to stay.Ira Gershwin
Poor Jenny, bright as a penny!Her equal would be hard to find.She lost one dad and mother,A sister and a brother--But she would make up her mind.Ira Gershwin