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Something's Gotta Give

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Something's Gotta Give
Attributes
GenreJazz
Length2:03
Released1955
Authors and performers
ArtistBing Crosby
Written byJohnny Mercer
Appearances
RadioRadio New Vegas
 
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"Something's Gotta Give" is a song broadcast on Radio New Vegas.

Background

It was written by Johnny Mercer in 1954 for the film Daddy Long Legs. The version used in Fallout: New Vegas was recorded by Bing Crosby and the Buddy Cole Orchestra in 1955 for Crosby's CBS radio show. It can be found on the 7-CD set The Bing Crosby CBS Radio Recordings (1954-56) and on Johnny Mercer: "The Dream's On Me," A Celebration of His Music.

Lyrics

When an irresistible force such as you
Meets an old immovable object like me
You can bet just as sure as you live
Somethin's gotta give
Somethin's gotta give
Somethin's gotta give

When an irrepressible smile such as yours
Warms an old implacable heart such as mine
Don't say no, 'cause I insist
Somewhere, somehow, someone's gonna get kissed

So, en garde, who knows what the fates have in store?
From their vast mysterious sky?
I'll try hard ignoring those lips I adore
But how long can anyone try?

Fight, fight, fight, fight it with all of our might
Chances are some heavenly star-spangled night
We'll find out as sure as we live
Somethin's gotta give
Somethin's gotta give
Somethin's gotta give

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