'The Half of It, Dearie' Blues

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"'The Half of It, Dearie' Blues"
Song by Fred Astaire and Kathlene Martyn
Released 1924 (1924)
Composer(s) George Gershwin
Lyricist(s) Ira Gershwin

"'The Half of it, Dearie' Blues" is a song composed by George Gershwin, with lyrics by Ira Gershwin. It was introduced by Fred Astaire and Kathlene Martyn in the 1924 musical Lady be Good.[1]



  1. ^ Billman, Larry (1997). Fred Astaire - A Bio-bibliography. Connecticut: Greenwood Press. p. 57. ISBN 0-313-29010-5.