Fascinatin' Rhythm Lyrics - Percy Faith and Percy Faith Orchestra

Percy Faith Orchestra The Columbia Album of George Gershwin cover art
Release information
Release Date: 1958
Genre: Jazz
length: 2:18
lyricist: Ira Gershwin
composer: George Gershwin
Got a little rhythm, a rhythm, a rhythm
That pit-a-pats through my brain;
So darn persistent,
The day isn't distant
When it'll drive me insane.
Comes in the morning
Without any warning,
And hangs around me all day.
I'll have to sneak up to it
Someday, and speak up to it.
I hope it listens when I say:

Fascinating rhythm,
You've got me on the go!
Fascinating rhythm,
I'm all a-quiver.

What a mess you're making!
The neighbors want to know
Why I'm always shaking
Just like a flivver.

Each morning I get up with the sun
Start a-hopping,
Never stopping -
To find at night no work has been done.

I know that
Once it didn't matter
But now you're doing wrong;
When you start to patter
I'm so unhappy.

Won't you take a day off?
Decide to run along
Somewhere far away off
And make it snappy!

Oh, how I long to be the man I used to be!
Fascinating rhythm,
On won't you stop picking on me?

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12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Fascinatin' Rhythm
  • 2 Medley: A Foggy Day / Soon
  • 3 Clap Yo' Hands
  • 4 Embraceable You
  • 5 Mine
  • 6 Somebody Loves Me
  • 7 I Got Plenty o' Nuttin'
  • 8 Summertime
  • 9 Bess, You Is My Woman Now
  • 10 My Man's Gone Now
  • 11 Nice Work If You Can Get It
  • 12 For You, for Me, for Evermore
  • 13 Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away)
    12" Vinyl 2
  • 1 's Wonderful
  • 2 Love Is Here to Stay
  • 3 They Can't Take That Away From Me
  • 4 The Man I Love
  • 5 Love Walked In
  • 6 Oh, Lady Be Good
  • 7 Preludes #2 & 3
  • 8 Maybe
  • 9 Someone to Watch Over Me
  • 10 They All Laughed
  • 11 Bidin' My Time
  • 12 I Got Rhythm