Ethel Merman / There's No Business Like Show Business

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1954 Soundtrack Irving Berlin: There's No Business Like Show Business [Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

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Ethel is the only one who can do this song any justice. She will always be the best.
and this is the best version i heard yet.

Author β€” Anthony Casamassima

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There's no business like show business
Like no business I know
Everything about it is appealing
Everything that traffic will allow
Nowhere could you get that happy feeling
When you are stealing that extra bow

There's no people like show people
They smile when they are low
Yesterday they told you, you would not go far
That night you open and there you are
Next day on your dressing room they've hung a star
Let's go on with the show!

The costumes, the scenery, the makeup, the props
The audience that lifts you when you're down
The headaches, the heartaches, the backaches, the flops
The sheriff who'll escort you out of town
The opening when your heart beats like a drum
The closing when the customers don't come

There's no business like show business
Like no business I know
You get word before the show has started
That your favorite uncle died at dawn
And top of that, your pa and ma have parted
You're broken-hearted, but you go on

Author β€” giulia mereuta

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She sure had a set of lungs. And Irving Berlin, is one of the greats !

Author β€” Robert Silvestri

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They all used mics. They had singing lessons every day and acting lessons and dancing and elocution etcΒ  - their voices were strong for a reason. Sinatra/Crosby/Garland. here Merman is singing with gusto in performance mode and it is quite in your face - the voice is full of tone and it is actually quite low - it sounds high but it is in a low possibly original key. So she can belt her way through it - but she is never vulgar and it is all controlled because of those hours and hours of singing lessons and coaching. They must have been sick of it all - but it gave them vocal fortitude

Author β€” janet shell

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The US presidential debate brought me here.

Author β€” Dr. Poopstick

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There is no greater performance of Irving Berlin's masterpiece than Ethel Merman's here! It is mythic.

Author β€” Bill S.

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There's no business like show business
Like no business I know
Everything about it is appealing
Everything that traffic will allow
Nowhere could you get that happy feeling
When you are stealing that extra bow

There's no people like show people
They smile when they are low
Yesterday they told you, you would not go far
That night you open and there you are
Next day on your dressing room they've hung a star
Let's go on with the show!

The costumes, the scenery, the makeup, the props
The audience that lifts you when you're down
The headaches, the heartaches, the backaches, the flops
The sheriff who'll escort you out of town
The opening when your heart beats like a drum
The closing when the customers don't come

There's no business like show business
Like no business I know
You get word before the show has started
That your favorite uncle died at dawn
And top of that, your pa and ma have parted
You're broken-hearted, but you go on

There's no people like show people
They smile when they are low
Even with a turkey that you know has fold
You may be stranded out in the cold
But still you wouldn't change it for a sack of gold
Let's go on with the show, let's go on with the show

Author β€” Andrew Leong

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Thank you for this.Β  The one and only one.Β  My God the woman has a voice like an organ and that is not a put down.Β  Luv her, luv her and I always will.Β  God Bless Ethel give those angels all hell.Β  Ooops you know what I mean.Β  Luv always my darling.Β  God luvs yu and so don't everyone else.

Author β€” mark prescott

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I’m here because Joe Bonamassa uses this as his β€œhouse lights down” music before starting.

Author β€” Eric

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She holds the definition of ''A Great Set of Pipes'' to this day

Author β€” Rod McDonough

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I’m doing this tomorrow for an open house performance and I have a solo tomorrow wish me luck c:

Author β€” β€’Kenzie β€’

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She is one and ONLY! BRAVO and happy Christmas to yu all. Merci beaucoup for the share. A great moment of FREEDOM and Share. Happy Christmas!

Author β€” Emmanuel Viala

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This Song is a Metaphor For Life!!! Whatever Happens in Life - The Show Must go on !!!

Author β€” David Williamson

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I don't think any other singer can sing this song with the same effect as Ethel Merman. Although a friend of mine describes her voice as similar to that of "Edith Piaf with rabies, " I believe Ethel Merman is unique in her tone and sense of rhythm and style. Thanks for sharing this!

Author β€” meltzerboy

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I am doing this song for my Off Broadway show for Third gradeβœ΄β„’

Author β€” Samantha Tsang

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I did a tap dance to this for a recital when I was 5

Author β€” Lilianna Passut

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Great song great composer great singer i love it thank you 10 Oct 2019 9.30 p.m.

Author β€” Warongrat Ratanawarang

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There's no business like show buisness I know love itπŸ’πŸ’πŸ’βœŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘ŒπŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ’žπŸ’žπŸ’πŸ’πŸ’œπŸ’œπŸ’šπŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’™πŸ’›πŸ’“πŸ’œπŸ’œ

Author β€” Amelie Gschossmann

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no performer like ethel.Β  thank for posting!

Author β€” Critter

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Esta musiquinha maravilhosa serviu como pano de fundo para as aberturas de "O Quinto dos Infernos" e "Shows dos Shows" da Rede Globo e tambΓ©m para o encerramento do "Show de Calouros" do SBT.

Author β€” Thiago Sandes