The song of the day for Tuesday, October 26, 2021, is “I Get a Kick Out of You.”
About This Song
“I Get a Kick Out of You” was written for Porter’s 1934 musical Anything Goes, where it was introduced by Ethel Merman. It’s been popular since then and has been recorded by artists including Billie Holiday, Frank Sinatra, Anita O’Day, Max Roach, and many more. The original lyrics reference the use of cocaine (I get no kick from cocaine), and that particular line in the lyric is often rewritten, often to champagne.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga recorded “I Get a Kick Out of You” for their 2021 album Love For Sale. The arrangement is by Marion Evans, who conducted the big band. They are also accompanied by The Tony Bennett Quartet.
“I Get a Kick Out of You,” as well as Love For Sale is available on Apple Music.