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Ella Fitzgerald - Sings The George & Ira Gershwin Song Book


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Cat. no: 99144
Format: CD3
Barcode: 8436559468619
Release Date: 19 Nov 2021
Genre: Jazz

Deluxe collectors' digipak edition with 24-page booklet with updated liner notes

The complete Norman Granz produced classic set of "Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George & Ira Gershwin Song Book" (Verve MGVS 6082-5). This was one of the most ambitious of the celebrated song books recorded by Ella and one of the best series of vocal jazz albums ever made. All of Ella's original performances are contained here, along with the two opening instrumental pieces that were included on a separate disc with the original 5LP set.

As a bonus, Ella's complete first attempt at recording a Gershwin song book is also included; the 1950 10" Decca LP "Ella Sings Gershwin" (DL5300), which presents the singer in eight amazing duets with pianist Ellis Larkins.

"I've never known how good our songs were until I heard Ella sing them." - Ira Gershwin

Tracks: Ambulatory Suite / The Preludes / Sam And Delilah / But Not For Me / My One And Only / Let's Call The Whole Thing Off / (I've Got) Beginner's Luck / Oh, Lady Be Good / Nice Work If You Can Get It / Things Are Looking Up / Just Another Rhumba / How Long Has This Been Going On / S Wonderful / The Man I Love / That Certain Feeling / By Strauss / Someone To Watch Over Me / The Real American Song / Who Cares / Looking For A Boy / They All Laughed / My Cousin In Milwaukee / Somebody From Somewhere / A Foggy Day / Clap Yo' Hands / For You, For Me, For Evermore / Stiff Upper Lip / Boy Wanted / Strike Up The Band / Soon / I've Got A Crush On You / Bidin' My Time / Aren't You Kind Of Glad We Did? / Of Thee I Sing / The Half Of It, Dearie Blues / I Was Doing All Right / He Loves And She Loves / Love Is Sweeping The Country / Treat Me Rough / Love Is Here To Stay / Slap That Bass / Isn't That A Pity / Shall We Dan e / Love Walked In / You've Got What Gets Me / They Can't Take That Away From Me / Embraceable You / I Can't Be Bothered Now / Boy! What Love Has Done To Me / Fascinating Rhythm / Funny Face / Lorelei / Oh, So Nice! / Let's Kiss And Make Up / I Got Rhythm / Somebody Loves Me / Cheerful Little Earful / But Not For Me / Lorelei / Someone To Watch Over Me / My One And Only / But Not For Me / Looking For A Boy / I've Got A Crush On You / How Long Has This Been Going On / Maybe / Soon / Nice Work If You Can Get It

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