Cole Porter

Fred Shapiro fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Mon Dec 16 16:09:55 UTC 2002

Part of the reason Porter's lyrics in "You're the Top" may seem prescient
is that some of the lyrics that stand the test of time less were edited
out in later versions.  For example, "you're Mussolini" was one of the
original lines that was later eliminated.

Fred Shapiro

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