Puttin' On the Ritz

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"Puttin' On the Ritz" is a popular ballad. It was written by Irving Berlin. He wrote this song in May 1927. It was first published in December 1929. The song is about poor people spending money for a wonderful time. Fred Astaire first sang the song.

In the early 1980s, Taco released a synthpop version of "Puttin' On the Ritz". His version had a tap dance inside it. It hit #4 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100.[1]

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  1. "Puttin' On the Ritz". Billboard. Retrieved Mar 22, 2015.