Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Songbook

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Ella Fitzgerald Sings the
George and Ira Gershwin Songbook
Artista Ella Fitzgerald
Tipo album Studio
Pubblicazione 1959
Dischi 4
Tracce 57 + 16 (remix)
Genere Jazz
Etichetta Verve Records
Produttore Norman Granz
Registrazione Capitol Studios, Hollywood
gennaio-luglio 1959
Ella Fitzgerald - cronologia

Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Songbook è il diciannovesimo album della cantante jazz Ella Fitzgerald, pubblicato dalla Verve Records nel 1959.[1][2]

L'album, vincitore di un Grammy Award alla miglior interpretazione vocale femminile pop per il brano But Not for me, vede la cantante interpretare alcuni classici composti da George e Ira Gershwin, accompagnata dalla Nelson Riddle Orchestra.

Tracce[modifica | modifica sorgente]

Disco 1

  1. Ambulatory Suite (Instrumental)
    • Promenade (Walking the Dog) - 2:31
    • March of the Swiss Soldiers - 2:04
    • Fidgety Feet - 2:46
  2. The Preludes (Instrumental)
    • Prelude I - 1:36
    • Prelude II- 3:48
    • Prelude III - 1:13
  3. Sam and Delilah - 3:15
  4. But Not for Me - 3:31
  5. My One and Only - 2:36
  6. Let's Call the Whole Thing Off - 4:26
  7. (I've Got) Beginner's Luck - 3:08
  8. Oh, Lady be Good! - 3:58
  9. Nice Work If You Can Get It - 3:32
  10. Things Are Looking Up - 3:03
  11. Just Another Rhumba - 5:34
  12. How Long Has This Been Going On? - 3:45
  13. 'S Wonderful - 3:28
  14. The Man I Love - 3:50
  15. That Certain Feeling - 3:07
  16. By Strauss - 2:29
  17. Someone to Watch Over Me - 4:30
  18. The Real American Folk Song (Is a Rag) - 3:43

Disco 2

  1. Who Cares? - 3:05
  2. Looking for a Boy - 3:02
  3. They All Laughed - 3:02
  4. My Cousin in Milwaukee - 3:07
  5. Somebody from Somewhere - 3:06
  6. A Foggy Day - 3:50
  7. Clap Yo' Hands - 2:28
  8. For You, For Me, For Evermore - 3:23
  9. Stiff Upper Lip - 2:50
  10. Boy Wanted - 3:33
  11. Strike Up the Band - 2:33
  12. Soon - 2:20
  13. I've Got a Crush on You - 3:26
  14. Bidin' My Time - 2:40
  15. Aren't You Kinda Glad We Did? - 3:28
  16. Of Thee I Sing - 3:07
  17. 'The Half of It, Dearie' Blues - 3:45
  18. I Was Doing All Right - 3:25
  19. He Loves and She Loves - 2:46
  20. Love Is Sweeping the Country - 3:24
  21. Treat Me Rough - 2:54

Disco 3

  1. Love Is Here to Stay - 3:52
  2. Slap That Bass - 3:23
  3. Isn't It a Pity? - 3:23
  4. Shall We Dance? - 3:08
  5. Love Walked In - 3:52
  6. You've Got What Gets Me - 2:13
  7. They Can't Take That Away From Me - 3:07
  8. Embraceable You - 4:49
  9. I Can't Be Bothered Now - 2:48
  10. Boy! What Love Has Done to Me! - 3:46
  11. Fascinating Rhythm - 3:22
  12. Funny Face - 3:23
  13. Loreli - 3:21
  14. Oh, So Nice! - 3:40
  15. Let's Kiss and Make Up - 3:49
  16. I Got Rhythm - 3:07

Disco 4

  1. Somebody Loves Me (George Gershwin, Buddy DeSylva, Ballard McDonald) - 2:36
  2. Cheerful Little Earful (Harry Warren, Ira Gershwin, Billy Rose) - 2:06
  3. But Not for Me - 2:05 (45 rpm Take)
  4. Loreli (Alternative Take) - 3:00
  5. Love Is Here to Stay (Partial Alternative Take) - 3:51
  6. Oh Lady Be Good! (Alternative Take) - 4:04
  7. Oh Lady Be Good! (Alternative Take) - 3:56
  8. Oh Lady Be Good! (Alternative Take) - 4:12
  9. But Not for Me - 2:05 (Mono Mix)
  10. Fascinating Rhythm - 3:21 (Mono Mix)
  11. They All Laughed - 3:02 (Mono Mix)
  12. The Man I Love - 3:50 (Mono Mix)
  13. Nice Work If You Can Get It - 3:32 (Mono Mix)
  14. Clap Yo' Hands - 2:29 (Mono Mix)
  15. Let's Call the Whole Thing Off - 4:26 (Mono Mix)
  16. I Was Doing All Right - 3:25 (Mono Mix)
  17. He Loves and She Loves - 2:46 (Mono Mix)
  18. (I've Got) Beginner's Luck - 3:07 (Mono Mix)

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  1. ^ ellafitzgerald.com
  2. ^ Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Songbook su allmusic.com
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