Embraceable You was written by George Gershwin in 1928 originally for an unpublished operetta entitled East is West. In 1930 it was published and featured in the Broadway musical Girl Crazy. It has become a popular tune since and is an important ballad in the jazz repertoire. It’s original key is G major, but has been performed and recorded in many different keys.
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