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Wheel of Lyricism

A gift to animal_co...

Some get their kicks in a plane...
Flying too high
With some guy
In the sky
Is my i-dea of
Nothing to do...

The gimme: yes, this was recorded by Old Blue Eyes. Who wrote it?


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Dec. 21st, 2004 07:58 am (UTC)
I know, but I'm not answering because I looked it up to make sure.
Dec. 21st, 2004 09:55 am (UTC)
Cole Porter?

Dec. 21st, 2004 10:34 am (UTC)

The song, of course, is "A Kick Out of You".

I *think* it's from Anything Goes, but I don't quote me on that.
Dec. 21st, 2004 10:36 am (UTC)
It was in that one - and one of the other ones he did. :)

Dec. 21st, 2004 10:49 am (UTC)
I like the verse about cocaine. It's not in all versions though.
Dec. 21st, 2004 12:05 pm (UTC)
Someone beat me to it.

I will always - always - hear that song as sung by Cleavon Little in Blazing Saddles.
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