"Embraceable You"
Song by Ginger Rogers
Written 1928
Published 1930
Composer George Gershwin
Lyricist Ira Gershwin
Language English
Recorded by Various artists

"Embraceable You" is a Ira Gershwin. The song was originally written in 1928 for an unpublished operetta named East Is West. It was eventually published in 1930 and included in the Broadway musical Girl Crazy where it was performed by Ginger Rogers in a song and dance routine choreographed by Fred Astaire. Billie Holiday's 1944 recording was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2005.[1]

Notable Recordings

See also


  1. ^ Grammy Hall of Fame
  2. ^ Best-Selling Album, 1952
  3. ^