Whatever Lola Wants (Damn Yankees)

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Whatever Lola Wants is a popular song, sometimes rendered as "Whatever Lola Wants, Lola Gets". The music and words were written by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross for the 1955 musical play Damn Yankees. The song is sung by Lola, the Devil's assistant, a part originated by Gwen Verdon, who reprised the role in the film. The saying was reportedly[by whom?] inspired by Lola Montez, an Irish-born "Spanish dancer" and mistress of King Ludwig I of Bavaria, who later became a San Francisco Gold Rush vamp.

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composer: Richard Adler (musical composer/lyricist)
Jerry Ross (musical composer/lyricist)
lyricist: Richard Adler (musical composer/lyricist)
Jerry Ross (musical composer/lyricist)
cover recordings: Whatever Lola Wants by Mel Tormé with the Marty Paich Orchestra
Whatever Lola Wants by The Lana Hawkins Jazz Quartet
Whatever Lola Wants (Lola Gets) by Dee Snider with Bebe Neuwirth
recordings: Whatever Lola Wants by Richard Adler
Whatever Lola Wants by Richard Adler & Jerry Ross
Whatever Lola Wants by Les Baxter Chorus and Orchestra (1955)
SecondHandSongs: http://www.secondhandsongs.com/work/48320 [info]
Wikidata: Q7991741 [info]
Wikipedia: en: Whatever Lola Wants [info]
is the basis for: Det som Karl-Fredrik vill...
later translated versions: Tout ce que veut Lola (lyrics by Boris Vian) (1958 – 1959)
part of: Damn Yankees (Musical Play)