Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - Porgy & Bess
Cat. no: 90289
Release Date: 20th November 2020
Presented here is the complete classic album Porgy and Bess
(Verve MGV- 4011-2), the third and last of the LPs Norman Granz produced coupling the talents of Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong.
It consists of a selection of songs from the homonymous George Gershwin folk opera, and remains one of the true gems in jazz history. A song from the sessions left out of the original album, and mono versions of two performances that present several differences with respect of the Stereo masters have been added as a bonus.
Tracks: Overture / Summertime / I Wants To Stay Here / My Man’s Gone Now / I Got Plenty O’ Nuttin’ / Buzzard Song / Bess, You Is My Woman Now / It Ain’t Necessarily So / What You Want Wid Bess? / A Woman Is A Sometime Thing / Oh, Doctor Jesus / Medley: Here Come De Honey Man/Crab Man/Oh, Dey’s So Fresh And Fine (Strawberry Woman) / There’s A Boat Dat’s Leavin’ Soon For New York / Bess, Oh Where’s My Bess? / Oh, Lawd, I’m On My Way / Red-Headed Woman / A Woman Is A Sometime Thing [Alternative Mono Master] / I Got Plenty O’ Nuttin’ [Alternative Mono Master]