Nice Work If You Can Get It

Billie Holiday


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc.
writers: George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin
album: Track 4 in album Velvet Mood
release date: 1956
popularity : 6 users have visited this page.
genres: Jazz
styles: Vocal
length: 3:49

Album Information

label: Clef Records
country(area): United States
format: 12" Vinyl
script: Latin

Cover Art

Billie Holiday Velvet Mood cover art


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The man who only lives for making money
Likewise the man who works for fame
The fact is, the only work that really brings enjoyment
Fall in love you won't regret it

'Neath the starry sky
And you can get it if you try
Sighing after sigh
And you can get it if you try
Just imagine someone waiting at the cottage door
Who could ask for more
And taking that vow
And you can get it if


Track Listing

12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Prelude to a Kiss
  • 2 When Your Lover Has Gone
  • 3 Please Don't Talk About Me When I'm Gone
  • 4 Nice Work If You Can Get It
  • 5 I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues
  • 6 What's New
  • 7 I Hadn't Anyone Till You
  • 8 Everything I Have Is Yours