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Porgy
Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields
Not to be confused with Gershwin's I Loves You Porgy.

Virtually overnight, [the Broadway revue] Blackbirds of 1928 turned Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields into two of America's most celebrate songwriters. In addition of "I Cant' Give You Anything but Love, Baby" ... there was also another song that never caught on with the general public but became a favorite of blues singers for many years: "Porgy," written seven years before Gershwin's Porgy and Bess and inspired by the same DuBose Heyward play (which had opened on Broadway in 1927).
-Roy Hemming The Melody Lingers on: The Great Songwriters and Their Movie Musicals

Recording sessions
1960 June 30: Newport (US-RI) 7th Jazz Festival
This song talks about the same Porgy
That we've talked about for two years now
His name is Porgy
Only this one was written by
Dorothy Fields and Jimmy McHugh

I got my man now
I got Porgy
My baby understands now
I got my Porgy
I'm through with byways
His way is my way forever more

Lord when I feel
His arms around me
Knowing he can't go on
Without me
I wants to beg for a chance
To camp at his door

Say he's not much
For to look and see
He's lazy and no count
As he can be
He's got the kind
Of a love for me

So I'm changin' my style
My way of livin'
Glad I've stopped takin'
And started givin'
I got my man
Got my Porgy now

Though you say he's not much
For to look and see
He's lazy and no count
As he can be
He's got the kind
Of a love for me

Oh oh baby I'm changing
My style and way of living
Glad I've stopped taking
And started giving
I got my man
I got my Porgy now

(Lyrics transcription by Roger Nupie)