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Singing songs like 'The Man I Love' or 'Porgy' is no more work than sitting down and eating Chinese roast duck, and I love roast duck.

Porgy is...an interesting example of what can be done by talent in spite of a bad setup. With a libretto that should never have been accepted on a subject that should never have been chosen, a man who should never have attempted it has written a work that has a considerable power.

That's what George wrote! He wrote it.

Why change it? There was this European company that I was speaking about awhile ago - course, didn't nobody know what Porgy was.

I was a dancer for many years. I was a premier dancer with 'Porgy and Bess,' the opera. And I taught dance some, in different places.

Georgie Porgie, he might buy the whole league, but he doesn't have enough money to buy fear to put in my heart.

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