Ira Gershwin

Ira Gershwin
Real name
Israel Gershowitz
Born
December 6, 1896
Died
August 17, 1983
Country
United States
Family
Alexis Gershwin    Niece
George Gershwin    Brother and songwriting collaborator.
See also
Lady in the Dark
Oh, Kay!
Shall We Dance
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Songs written by Ira Gershwin

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
A Foggy Day George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Fred Astaire November 19, 1937 Covered by (181 artists)
A Rhyme for Angela Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin Warren Chiasson 1978 Covered by (2 artists)
A Woman Is a Sometime Thing George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward Eddie Matthews October 10, 1935 Covered by (18 artists)
Bess, You Is My Woman Now George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward Anne Wiggins Brown & Todd Duncan October 10, 1935 Covered by (90 artists)
Bidin' My Time George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin The Foursome 1931 Covered by (16 artists)
Blah-Blah-Blah George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin El Brendel and Manya Roberti December 27, 1931 Covered by (4 artists)
But Not for Me George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Ginger Rogers & Willie Howard September 29, 1930 Covered by (308 artists)
Changing My Tune George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Vaughn Monroe and His Orchestra 1946 Covered by (7 artists)
Cheerful Little Earful Harry Warren, Ira Gershwin, Billy Rose Hannah Williams November 17, 1930 Covered by (19 artists)
Chirp Chirp Ira Gershwin, Joseph Meyer, Phil Charig Elsie Randolph March 19, 1928 Covered by Debroy Somers Band
Could You Use Me George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Ginger Rogers & Allen Kearns September 29, 1930 Covered by (6 artists)
Dawn of a New Day George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Johnny Messner and His Music Box Band 1939 Covered by Horace Heidt and His Musical Knights
Delishious George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Raúl Roulien December 27, 1931 Covered by (6 artists)
Do-Do-Do George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Gertrude Lawrence January 1927 Covered by (8 artists)
Don't Be a Woman if You Can Ira Gershwin, Arthur Schwartz Mary Wickes, Martha Errolle and Ruth Matteson November 4, 1946 Covered by Nancy Walker and Louise Carlyle - David Craig
Embraceable You George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Ginger Rogers & Allen Kearns September 29, 1930 Covered by (303 artists)
Fascinating Rhythm George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Fred Astaire, Adele Astaire & Cliff Edwards December 1, 1924 Covered by (131 artists)
Funny Face George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Fred & Adele Astaire 1927 Covered by (7 artists)
Fun to Be Fooled Harold Arlen, Ira Gershwin, E.Y. Harburg Frances Williams 1934 Covered by (17 artists)
Girl of the Moment Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin Ensemble "Lady of the Dark" (1941) January 23, 1941 Covered by (2 artists)
Gone, Gone, Gone George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward The Eva Jessye Choir October 10, 1935 Covered by (9 artists)
He Loves and She Loves George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Adele Astaire & Allen Kearns 1927 Covered by (29 artists)
Here Come de Honey Man George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward Gus Simons October 10, 1935 Covered by (9 artists)
How Long Has This Been Going On? George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Bobbe Arnst January 10, 1928 Covered by (201 artists)
I Can't Be Bothered Now George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Fred Astaire November 19, 1937 Covered by (2 artists)
I Can't Get Started Ira Gershwin, Vernon Duke Bob Hope January 30, 1936 Covered by (226 artists)
I Don't Think I'll Fall in Love Today George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Gertrude Lawrence and Paul Frawley November 8, 1928 Covered by (2 artists)
I Got Plenty o' Nuttin' George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward Todd Duncan October 10, 1935 Covered by (68 artists)
I Got Rhythm George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Ethel Merman September 29, 1930 Covered by (225 artists)
I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise George Gershwin, B.G. DeSylva, Ira Gershwin Winnie Lightner With Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra 1922 Covered by (27 artists)
I Loves You, Porgy George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward Anne Wiggins Brown & Todd Duncan September 30, 1935 Covered by (135 artists)
Isn't It a Pity? George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin George Givot and Josephine Huston January 20, 1933 Covered by (43 artists)
It Ain't Necessarily So George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin John W. Bubbles October 10, 1935 Covered by (171 artists)
(I've Got a) Crush on You George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Mary Hay and Clifton Webb November 8, 1928 Covered by (129 artists)
(I've Got) Beginner's Luck George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Fred Astaire May 7, 1937 Covered by (11 artists)
I Was Doing All Right George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Ella Logan January 28, 1938 Covered by (35 artists)
Jenny Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin Gertrude Lawrence and Ensemble January 23, 1941 Covered by (2 artists)
Let 'Em Eat Cake George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin William Gaxton and Company October 21, 1933 Covered by (3 artists)
Let's Call the Whole Thing Off George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers May 7, 1937 Covered by (54 artists)
Let's Kiss and Make Up George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Adele Astaire, Fred Astaire, and Ensemble 1927 Covered by Andrea Marcovicci
Let's Take a Walk Around the Block Harold Arlen, Ira Gershwin, E.Y. Harburg Dixie Dunbar and Earl Oxford 1934 Covered by (15 artists)
Liza (All the Clouds'll Roll Away) George Gershwin, Gus Kahn, Ira Gershwin Nick Lucas and Ruby Keeler June 25, 1929 Covered by (89 artists)
Long Ago and Far Away Jerome Kern, Ira Gershwin Gene Kelly & Martha Mears March 30, 1944 Covered by (110 artists)
Looking for a Boy George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Queenie Smith 1925 Covered by (16 artists)
Love Is Here to Stay George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Kenny Baker January 28, 1938 Covered by (313 artists)
Love Is in the Air George Gershwin, B.G. DeSylva, Ira Gershwin Girls and Boys 1925 Covered by Michael Feinstein
Love Walked In George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Kenny Baker January 28, 1938 Covered by (143 artists)
Luckiest Man in the World George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin George Givot and Ensemble 1933 Covered by Michael Feinstein
Maybe George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Oscar Shaw and Gertrude Lawrence November 8, 1926 Covered by (10 artists)
Mine George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin William Gaxton, Lois Moran and Ensemble October 21, 1933 Covered by (8 artists)
My Man's Gone Now George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward Ruby Elzy October 10, 1935 Covered by (99 artists)
My One and Only George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Fred Astaire, Betty Compton and Gertrude McDonald November 22, 1927 Covered by (4 artists)
My Ship Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin Gertrude Lawrence January 23, 1941 Covered by (125 artists)
Nice Work if You Can Get It George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Fred Astaire November 19, 1937 Covered by (142 artists)
Of Thee I Sing George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin William Gaxton, Lois Moran and Company December 26, 1931 Covered by (9 artists)
Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess? George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward Todd Duncan, Ruby Elzy & Georgette Harvey October 10, 1935 Covered by (19 artists)
Oh Gee! - Oh Joy! George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, P.G. Wodehouse Marilyn Miller and Oliver McLennan 1928 Covered by Michael Feinstein
Oh, Lady Be Good George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Walter Catlett December 1, 1924 Covered by (199 artists)
Oh Lawd, I'm on My Way George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward Todd Duncan October 10, 1935 Covered by (10 artists)
One Life to Live Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin Gertrude Lawrence and Danny Kaye January 23, 1941 Covered by (4 artists)
Sam and Delilah George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Ethel Merman September 29, 1930 Covered by (5 artists)
Sing Me Not a Ballad Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin Lotte Lenya March 22, 1945 Covered by (6 artists)
Slap That Bass George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Fred Astaire May 7, 1937 Covered by (16 artists)
Someone at Last Harold Arlen, Ira Gershwin Judy Garland September 1954 Covered by Maddy Russell
Someone to Watch over Me George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Gertrude Lawrence November 8, 1926 Covered by (351 artists)
Soon George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Margaret Schilling and Jerry Goff December 29, 1929 Covered by (55 artists)
Strike Up the Band George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Max Hoffman August 29, 1927 Covered by (81 artists)
Summertime George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward Abbie Mitchell October 10, 1935 Covered by (1590 artists)
Sweet and Low-Down George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Andrew Tombes, Lovey Lee, Gertrude McDonald, Amy Revere and Chorus December 28, 1925 Covered by (11 artists)
Sweet So and So Ira Gershwin, Joseph Meyer, Douglas Furber, Phil Charig Jack Buchanan March 19, 1928 Covered by Debroy Somers Band
'S Wonderful George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Adele Astaire & Allen Kearns 1927 Covered by (223 artists)
That Certain Feeling George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Allen Kearns and Queenie Smith December 28, 1925 Covered by (13 artists)
The Babbitt and the Bromide George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Adele Astaire and Fred Astaire November 22, 1927 Covered by (3 artists)
The Lorelei George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Carl Randall and Barbara Newberry January 20, 1933 Covered by (9 artists)
The Man I Love George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Adele Astaire November 17, 1924 Covered by (288 artists)
The Man That Got Away Harold Arlen, Ira Gershwin Judy Garland September 29, 1954 Covered by (62 artists)
The One I'm Looking For Ira Gershwin, Joseph Meyer, Douglas Furber, Phil Charig Jack Buchanan and Elsie Randolph March 19, 1928 Covered by (2 artists)
There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon for New York George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, DuBose Heyward John W. Bubbles October 10, 1935 Covered by (49 artists)
There's No Holding Me Ira Gershwin, Arthur Schwartz Martha Stewart & Ray McDonald November 4, 1946 Covered by Freddy Martin and His Orchestra
The Saga of Jenny Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin Gertrude Lawrence January 23, 1941 Covered by (7 artists)
They All Laughed George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Ginger Rogers May 7, 1937 Covered by (72 artists)
They Can't Take That Away from Me George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Fred Astaire May 7, 1937 Covered by (280 artists)
Things Are Looking Up George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Hal Kemp and His Orchestra 1937 Covered by (21 artists)
This Is New Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin Gertrude Lawrence and Victor Mature January 23, 1941 Covered by (37 artists)
Treat Me Rough George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin William Kent and Chorus September 29, 1930 Covered by (7 artists)
Tschaikowsky (and Other Russians) Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin Danny Kaye 1941 Covered by (3 artists)
What Am I Gonna Do? George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin Fred Astaire, Gertrude McDonald, Betty Compton November 22, 1927 Covered by (8 artists)
Who Cares George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin William Gaxton, Lois Moran and Reporters December 26, 1931 Covered by (28 artists)