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12 Performances Of "Anything Goes" That You Must Listen To Today

It's not just Lady Gaga. Many other leading ladies — and some of our favorite guys — have made the song a classic.

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Overnight, Lady Gaga released a cover of Cole Porter's song "Anything Goes" with Tony Bennett.

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But, her version is just an intro to some of the incredible versions of Porter's playful song that have been recorded and performed over time. Here are a dozen of the best:

1. Ethel Merman, who originated the role of nightclub singer Reno Sweeney in Cole Porter's musical comedy Anything Goes on Broadway in 1934, in a 1979 performance:

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2. Ella Fitzgerald, who included the song in her 1956 recording, Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Songbook:

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3. Sutton Foster, who took on the role of Reno Sweeney — and won a Tony Award for it — in the 2011 Broadway revival of the show:

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4. Jonathan Groff, who has a "very deep, intense obsession" with Sutton Foster, performed the song for the "Miscast" benefit for New York's MCC Theater in 2012:

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5. Patti LuPone, who starred in — and got a Tony nomination for — the 1987 Broadway revival:

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6. Cole Porter himself, who wrote the song, the show, and is one of the great American lyricists:

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7. Elaine Paige, who starred in the 1989 West End revival in London:

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8. Caroline O'Connor, who sang the song in the 2004 movie De-Lovely, which starred Kevin Kline as Porter:

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9. Kate Capshaw, who opened Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom with a Mandarin version of the song:

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10. Lindsay Pearce, who sang the song on Glee in a mash-up with Irving Berlin's "Anything You Can Do" from Annie Get Your Gun:

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11. College student Annie Wallace, who starred in a recent production of the show at Texas State University:

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12. High schooler Emily Nies, who led the performance of the show at White Bear Lake Area High School in Minnesota:

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