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Quotation by Ira Gershwin
Summertime and the living is easy,
Fish are jumping, and the cotton is high.
Ira Gershwin (1896–1983), U.S., and Du Bose Heyward (1885–1940), U.S. lyricist. Summertime (song), Porgy and Bess (show, 1935).
The song was a hit for Billie Holiday in 1936. Music by George Gershwin.
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