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Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Fine and Mellow,’ an album for Pablo (1974)

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Fine and Mellow’ is a studio album recorded on January 8, 1974 and released in 1979 by Pablo. Track Listing : 1.Fine And Mellow (Billie Holiday) – 06:05 . 2.I’M Just A Lucky So-And-So (Mack David, Duke Ellington) – 06:35 . 3.I Don’T Stand A Ghost Of A Chance With You (Bing Crosby, […]

Ella Fitzgerald finishes the recording of ‘Ella Swings Brightly with…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Ella Swings Brightly with Nelson’ is a studio album recorded on January 5, 1959–December 27, 1961 with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra and released in 1962 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.When Your Lover Has Gone (Einar Aaron Swan) – 03:00 . 2.Don’T Be That Way (Benny Goodman, Mitchell Parish, Edgar Sampson) – 03:47 […]

Singing with Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra whose birthday is today, has duetted with a myriad of artists We have selected thirteen of them : Bing Crosby, Sammy Davis Jr, Louis Armstrong, Dinah Shore, Doris Day, Nancy Sinatra, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Elvis Presley, Judy Garland, Dean Martin, Tony Bennett, Ella Fitzgerald , Liza Minelli Here, they are reunited in one […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella Swings Lightly’ with the Marty Paich…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Ella Swings Lightly’ is a studio album recorded on November 23-24, 1958, with the Marty Paich Dek-tette and released the same year by Verve Track Listing : 1.Little White Lies (Walter Donaldson) – 02:31 . 2.You Hit The Spot (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel) – 02:44 . 3.What’S Your Story, Morning Glory? (Jack Lawrence, […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘These are the Blues’ with Roy Eldridge and…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘These are the Blues’ is an entire album of blues songs recorded on October 28-29, 1963 with Roy Eldridge and Wild Bill Davis and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Jailhouse Blues (Bessie Smith, Clarence Williams) – 05:25 . 2.In The Evening (When The Sun Goes Down) (Leroy Carr, Don […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Johnny Mercer Song…

‘Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Johnny Mercer Song Book’ is a studio album recorded on October 19–21, 1964, with the Nelson Riddle Orchestra and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Too Marvelous For Words (Johnny Mercer, Richard A. Whiting) – 02:31 . 2.Early Autumn (Johnny Mercer, Ralph Burns) – 03:51 . 3.Day In, […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Ella at Duke’s Place’ with the Duke…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Ella at Duke’s Place’ is a studio album recorded on October 18,19,20, 1965, with the Duke Ellington Orchestra and released in 1965 By Verve. Track Listing : 1.Something To Live For (Duke Ellington, Billy Strayhorn) – 03:35 . 2.A Flower Is A Lovesome Thing (Aka Passion) (Billy Strayhorn) – 05:00 . 3.Passion Flower […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘Like Someone in Love’ with a studio…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Like Someone in Love’ is a studio album rrecorded on October 15 & 28, 1957 with a studio orchestra arranged and conducted by Frank DeVol and released the same year by Verve. Track Listing : 1.There’S A Lull In My Life (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel) – 03:23 . 2.More Than You Know (Edward […]

Satchmo Loves Company

Louis Armstrong‘s exuberant and gravelly voice happened to be the perfect match with the mellifluous or crooning voices of his contemporaries. His blasting trumpet, the perfect contrast with the pianist. Who ever they were, Billie Holiday, Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye, Dean Martin, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Johnny Cash, Marlene Dietrich, Peggy Lee, Earl Hines, Duke […]

Ella Fitzgerald records ‘At the Opera House’ in Los Angeles for…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘At the Opera House’ is a live album recorded on October 7, 1957 in Los Angeles and released in 1958 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.It’S All Right With Me (Cole Porter) – 02:45 . 2.Don’Cha Go Way Mad (Jimmy Mundy, Illinois Jacquet, Al Stillman) – 2:31 . 3.Bewitched, Bothered And Bewildered – […]

Ella Fitzgerald starts the recording of ‘Ella Sings Broadway’ with…

Ella Fitzgerald’s ‘Ella Sings Broadway’ is a studio album recorded on October 1–4, 1962 with an orchestra arranged and conducted by Marty Paich and released In 1963 by Verve. Track Listing : 1.Hernando’S Hideaway (Richard Adler, Jerry Ross) – 03:17 . 2.If I Were A Bell (Frank Loesser) – 02:22 . 3.Warm All Over (Frank […]

Singing With Ray Charles

Ray Charles who would have turned 88 today, has duetted with a myriad of singers of all genres. We have selected twelve of them : Buck Owens, Joe Cocker, Billy Joel, Engelbert Humperdinck, Tom Jones , Ella Fitzgerald, Jerry Lewis, Aretha Franklin, Andy Williams, Michael Hutchence, Stevie Wonder, Willie Nelson Here, they are reunited in […]