The song of the day for Thursday, November 25, 2021, is “I Get a Kick Out of You.”
About This Song
“I Get a Kick Out of You” was written by Cole Porter for his 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. This song was arranged and conducted by Marion Evans.
“I Get a Kick Out of You” is nominated for Record of the Year, Best Pop Duo/Group Performance, and Best Music Video for the 2022 Grammy Awards. Love For Sale is nominated for both Album of the Year, Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album, and Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical. The Year of Tony Bennett congratulates Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga, and Dae Bennett on their nominations.
“I Get a Kick Out of You,” as well as Love For Sale is available on Apple Music.
Here’s that Grammy-nominated music video!