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What Is This Thing Called Love

on It's De Lovely: The Authentic Cole Porter Collection

Lyrics

I was a humdrum person
Leading a life apart
When love flew in through my window wide
And quickened my hum-drum heart
full lyrics
I was a humdrum person
Leading a life apart
When love flew in through my window wide
And quickened my hum-drum heart
full lyrics

Features of This Track

swing influences
romantic lyrics
a horn section
melodic string section
a mid-tempo swing feel
interesting part writing
strong melodies
two-step style
elaborate arrangements

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What Is This Thing Called Love was recorded on January 20th, 1930.
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A standout arrangement and performance of this classic song--bouyan t with wistful and haunting effervescenc e .
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There's nothing like this kind of MUSIC!!! When US was at it's beginning of it's cultural exploration of music...like no other country...it ' s was an evolution of music ecstasy

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