Nice Work If You Can Get It Lyrics

Ella Fitzgerald


publisher: ©Warner/Chappell Music, Inc., IMAGEM U.S. LLC
writers: Ira Gershwin, George Gershwin
album: Track 7 in album Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Gershwin Song Book, Volume 1
release date: 1957
popularity : 3 users have visited this page.
length: 3:35
arranger: Nelson Riddle
conductor: Nelson Riddle
engineer: Val Valentin
performer: Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra
producer: Norman Granz
lead vocals: Ella Fitzgerald

The man who only lives for making money
Lives a life that isn`t necessarily sunny
Likewise the man who works for fame
There`s no guarantee that time won`t erase his name

The fact is, the only work that really brings enjoyment
Is the kind that is for girl and boy meant
Fall in love and you won`t regret it
That`s the best work of all, if you can get it

Holding hands at midnight
`Neath a starry sky
Nice work if you can get it
And you can get it if you try

Strolling with the one girl
Sighing sigh after sigh
Nice work if you can get it
And you can get it if you try

Just imagine someone
Waiting at the cottage door
Where two hearts become one
Who could ask for anything more?

Loving one who loves you
And then taking that vow
It`s nice work if you can get it
And if you get it, won`t you tell me how?"

(bridge)
Just imagine someone
Waiting at the cottage door
Where two hearts become one
Who could ask for anything more?

Loving one who loves you
And then taking that vow
Nice work if you can get it
And if you get it, won`t you tell me how?"

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Track Listing

  • 1 But Not for Me
  • 2 Fascinatin' Rhythm
  • 3 They All Laughed
  • 4 The Man I Love
  • 5 Nice Work If You Can Get It
  • 6 Clap Yo' Hands
  • 7 Let's Call the Whole Thing Off
  • 8 Love Is Here to Stay
  • 9 I Was Doing All Right
  • 10 He Loves and She Loves
  • 11 Lorelei
  • 12 (I've Got) Beginner's Luck