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A Foggy Day

Lyrics:Ira Gershwin
Music:George Gershwin

The song was publishe 1937.

Fred Astaire sang it in a film, "A Damsel in Distress" (1937).

It was originally titled "A Foggy Day (In London Town)",
and is often still referred to as such.

A Damsel in Distress

I was a stranger in the city
Out of town were the people I knew
I had that feeling of self pity
What to do? What to do? What to do?
The outlook was decidedly blue
But as I walked through the dreary streets alone
It turned out to be the luckiest day I've known

A foggy day, in London town
Had me low, and it had me down
I viewed the morning, with much alarm
The British Museum, it lost its charm

How long I wondered, could this thing last?
But the age of miracles, it hadn't past
For suddenly, I saw you standing right there
And in foggy London town, the sun was shining everywhere

Fred Astaire(A Foggy Day) 
Fred Astaire

Judy Garland(A Foggy Day)
Judy Garland

Ella Fitzgerald(A Foggy Day)
Ella Fitzgerald

Rosemary Clooney(A Foggy Day)
Rosemary Clooney

Doris Day(A Foggy Day)
Doris Day

Fred Astaire

Judy Garland

Ella Fitzgerald & Joe Pass

Rosemary Clooney

Doris Day

Shirley Bassey

Frank Sinatra

"When you hear music, after it's over, it's gone in the air.
You can never capture it again. "

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