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"The Man I Love"
"Song
Published 1927
"Composer(s) "George Gershwin
"Lyricist(s) "Ira Gershwin
""
The Man I Love, first 8 bars, tenor saxophone

"The Man I Love" is a "popular standard, with music by "George Gershwin and lyrics by his brother "Ira. Originally part of the 1924 score for the Gershwin government satire "Lady, Be Good as "The Girl I Love", the song was deleted from the show as well as from both the 1927 anti-war satire "Strike Up the Band (where it first appeared as "The Man I Love") and 1928 Ziegfeld hit "Rosalie after tryouts.[1]

Popular recordings in 1928 were by "Marion Harris; "Sophie Tucker; "Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra (vocal by "Vaughn De Leath); and by "Fred Rich & His Orchestra (vocal also by Vaughn De Leath).[2]

As with many standards of the era, it has become more famous as an independent popular song than as one from a Broadway musical.

The song was included in the 2015 Broadway musical "An American in Paris based on the six-time "Academy Award-winning "Gene Kelly, "Leslie Caron film, "An American in Paris released in 1951.[3]

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  1. ^ "Jazz Standards". jazzstandards.com. Retrieved February 25, 2018. 
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1986). Joel Whitburn's Pop Memories 1890-1954. Wisconsin, USA: Record Research Inc. p. 546. "ISBN "0-89820-083-0. 
  3. ^ An American in Paris (2015 Broadway) - song list
  4. ^ "Internet Movie Database". imdb.com. Retrieved February 25, 2018. 
  5. ^ The Man I Love at the "American Film Institute Catalog.
  6. ^ "The Online Discographical Project". 78discography.com/. Retrieved February 25, 2018. 
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