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Wednesday, November 07, 2007


Em fundo: "You're the Top" cantado por Cole Porter, & Vince Giordano and The Nighthawks

“You're the Top' is one of Porter's two most popular list songs the other being 'Let's Do It'. 'In this one song', the critic for the New Yorker wrote, 'he has summarized American civilization better than any symposium of national thinkers has ever been able to do.' Its construction, which allows the 'you' to be exceptional, while the ‘I’ is always the 'bottom', gives the song a masterly contrast. The songwriter maintains freshness, unusually for Cole, by avoiding all sexual innuendoes and concentrating on the current and the greatest; but even here his choice is supremely iconoclastic - juxtaposing accepted superla­tives like a 'summer night in Spain, the National Gallery, Garbo's salary' withj everyday products like 'cellophane'...”
Stephen Citron Noel & Cole. The Sophisticates

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