THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
655-Gary Shearston-I Get A Kick Out Of You.
1974-Number 7 single.
Best Bit-At 3.10 A classic Cole Porter song,sung in deadpan fashion by Australia’s most successful ever Folk singer,Gary Shearston.
Cole Porter actually wrote this song in 1931 for the musical ‘Star Dust,’but it wasn’t used,instead it was introduced in the musical ‘Anything Goes’ and sung by Ethel Merman in 1934.
Over the years the song has become widely associated with Frank Sinatra who recorded his first version of the song for his 1954 Album ‘Songs For Young Lovers.’
‘Some get a kick in a plane,flying too high with some gal in the sky is my idea of nothing to do.’
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