“Starting today, we must pick ourselves up, dust ourselves off and begin again the remaking of America.” – Barack Obama January 20, 2009
In his inaugural address, President Obama urges Americans to improve the economy by taking positive action. Is it a coincidence that he uses a quaint expression from a depression era song? Take a look at this clip of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers in the 1936 musical comedy, Swing Time.
“Pick yourself up; dust yourself off; start all over again.”
Wanna see what a little practice can do?
Here’s a more recent version of the tune by that sexy Canadian Jazz singer, Diana Krall.
for the 1936 RKO musical comedy Swing Time.