Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Song Book > Ella Fitzgerald


Recording Details

Date
1959
Type
Audio / Vocal Recording
Language
English
Music
Vernon Duke (135), George Gershwin (834)
Lyrics
Howard Dietz (191), Ira Gershwin (702)
Producer
Norman Granz (74)
Liner Notes
Lawrence Stewart (5)
Conductor
Nelson Riddle (149)
Orchestrations
Nelson Riddle (149)
Performer
Ella Fitzgerald (235)
Shortcode
[r6914]

Tracks also appear on these releases / recordings

Love Songs: The Best of the Verve Song Books - Ella Fitzgerald The Man I Love
The Best of the Song Books: The Ballads - 1994 Ella Fitzgerald (Oh) Lady Be Good, How Long Has This Been Going On
George and Ira Gershwin in Hollywood - 1996 Soundtrack Anthology But Not for Me
The Best of the Song Books - 1993 Ella Fitzgerald 'S Wonderful, (Our) Love Is Here to Stay, They Can't Take That Away From Me

Releases (12)

Title
Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Song Book
Format
3-CD
Label
Verve 825 024-2
Released
1990-10-25
Barcode
042282502421
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Length
2:56:54
Lists
18 collectors / 0 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl9203]
Disc: 1
1. Sam and Delilah
song from Girl Crazy
2. But Not for Me
song from Girl Crazy
3. My One and Only
song from Funny Face
4. Let's Call the Whole Thing Off
song from Shall We Dance
5. Beginner's Luck
song from Shall We Dance
6. Oh, Lady Be Good
song from Lady, Be Good!
7. Nice Work If You Can Get It
8. Things Are Looking Up
9. Just Another Rhumba
10. How Long Has This Been Going On
song from Rosalie
11. 'S Wonderful
song from Funny Face
12. The Man I Love
song from Lady, Be Good!
13. That Certain Feeling
song from Tip-Toes
14. By Strauss
song from The Show Is On
15. Someone to Watch over Me
song from Oh, Kay!
16. The Real American Folk Song (Is a Rag)
song from Ladies First
17. Who Cares?
song from Of Thee I Sing
Disc: 2
1. Looking for a Boy
song from Tip-Toes
2. They All Laughed
song from Shall We Dance
3. My Cousin in Milwaukee
4. Somebody from Somewhere
song from Delicious
5. A Foggy Day
6. Clap Yo' Hands
song from Oh, Kay!
7. For You, For Me, For Evermore
8. Stiff Upper Lip
song from Oh, Kay!
9. Boy Wanted
song from A Dangerous Maid
10. Strike Up the Band
11. Soon
12. (I've Got A) Crush on You
song from Treasure Girl
13. Bidin' My Time
song from Girl Crazy
14. Aren't You Kind of Glad We Did?
15. Of Thee I Sing (Baby)
song from Of Thee I Sing
16. "The Half of It, Dearie" Blues
song from Lady, Be Good!
17. I Was Doing All Right
18. He Loves and She Loves
song from Funny Face
Disc: 3
1. Love Is Sweeping the Country
song from Of Thee I Sing
2. Treat Me Rough
song from Girl Crazy
3. Love Is Here to Stay
4. Slap That Bass
song from Shall We Dance
5. Isn't It a Pity?
6. Shall We Dance
song from Shall We Dance
7. Love Walked In
8. You've Got What Gets Me
song from Girl Crazy
9. They Can't Take That Away From Me
song from Shall We Dance
10. Embraceable You
song from Girl Crazy
11. I Can't Be Bothered Now
12. Boy! What Love Has Done to Me!
song from Girl Crazy
13. Fascinating Rhythm
song from Lady, Be Good!
14. Funny Face
song from Funny Face
15. Lorelei
16. Oh, So Nice
song from Treasure Girl
17. Let's Kiss and Make Up
song from Funny Face
18. I Got Rhythm
song from Girl Crazy
Format
4-CD
Label
Verve 314 539 759-2
Released
1998
Barcode
731453975927
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Notes
Deluxe 4-cd Set
Lists
14 collectors / 0 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl17549]
Title
Oh, Lady Be Good! Best of the Gershwin Songbook
Format
CD
Label
Polygram 529581
Released
1996-01-30
Barcode
731452958129
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Liner Notes
William Ruhlmann (2)
Notes
Highlights of the 3-disc songbook.
# Tracks
17
Length
1:01:28
Lists
6 collectors / 0 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl9243]
1. Fascinating Rhythm
2. 'S Wonderful
3. Someone to Watch over Me
4. He Loves and She Loves
5. Oh, Lady, Be Good!
6. A Foggy Day
7. How Long Has This Been Going On?
8. Let's Call the Whole Thing Off
9. But Not for Me
10. My One & Only
11. I've Got a Crush on You
12. Nice Work if You Can Get It
13. The Man I Love
14. Funny Face
15. Embraceable You
16. They Can't Take That Away From Me
17. I Got Rhythm
Title
The Complete Ella Fitzgerald Songbooks
Format
16-CD
Label
Verve 519832
Released
1993
Barcode
731451983221
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Also Contains
Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Songbook - 1956 Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Harold Arlen Songbook - 1960 Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Irving Berlin Songbook - 1958 Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Jerome Kern Songbook - 1963 Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Johnny Mercer Songbook - 1964 Ella Fitzgerald
Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers and Hart Songbook - 1956 Ella Fitzgerald
Notes
Box Set of the legendary Song Book recordings. Sixteen (16) discs replicating original LP artwork, liner notes & booklets
# Tracks
252
Lists
27 collectors / 1 wish list
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl8839]
1. The Cole Porter Song Book, Disc 1
2. The Cole Porter Song Book, Disc 2
3. The Rodgers and Hart Song Book, Disc 3
4. The Rodgers and Hart Song Book, Disc 4
5. The Duke Ellington Song Book, Disc 5
6. The Duke Ellington Song Book, Disc 6
7. The Duke Ellington Song Book, Disc 7
8. The Irving Berlin Song Book, Disc 8
9. The Irving Berlin Song Book, Disc 9
10. The George and Ira Gershwin Song Book, Disc 10
11. The George and Ira Gershwin Song Book, Disc 11
12. The George and Ira Gershwin Song Book, Disc 12
13. The Harold Arlen Song Book, Disc 13
14. The Harold Arlen Song Book, Disc 14
15. The Jerome Kern Song Book, Disc 15
16. The Johnny Mercer Song Book, Disc 16
Format
CD
Label
Alto Take 2
Released
2014-02-05
Country
UK
Barcode
5055354419423
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Also Contains
Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Rodgers and Hart Songbook - 1956 Ella Fitzgerald
Mack the Knife: Ella in Berlin - 1960 Ella Fitzgerald
Rodgers & Hart / Gershwin Songbook Classics - Ella Fitzgerald
# Tracks
21
Lists
0 collectors / 0 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl55295]
1. (We'll Have) Manhattan
2. The Lady Is a Tramp
3. With a Song in My Heart
4. Ten Cents a Dance
5. I Didn't Know What Time It Was
6. I Could Write a Book
7. My Funny Valentine
8. Mountain Greenery
9. Lover
10. Blue Moon
11. Let's Call the Whole Thing Off
12. Nice Work If You Can Get It
13. S'wonderful
14. Someone to Watch Over Me
15. They All Laughed
16. A Foggy Day (In London Town)
17. Our Love Is Here to Stay
18. They Can't Take That Away from Me
19. Embraceable You
20. Fascinating Rhythm
21. Mack the Knife

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Format
CD
Label
Alto Take 2 1914
Released
2010-03-23
Country
UK
Barcode
5055354419140
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Also Contains
Our Love is Here to Stay: Best of the Gershwin Songbook - Ella Fitzgerald
# Tracks
22
Lists
0 collectors / 0 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl55294]
1. But Not For Me 3.34
2. My One And Only2.38
3. Let's Call The Whole Thing Off 4.28
4. Oh! Lady Be Good4.01
5. Nice Work If You Can Get It 3.34
6. S'Wonderful 3.31
7. The Man I Love 3.52
8. That Certain Feeling 3.04
9. By Strauss 2.32
10. Someone To Watch Over Me 4.33
11. They All Laughed 3.05
12. A Foggy Day (In London Town) 3.33
13. Clap Yo' Hands 2.31
14. Strike Up The Band 2.35
15. Soon 2.22
16. Bidin' My Time 2.42
17. Our Love Is Here To Stay 3.56
18. Love Walked In 3.54
19. They Can't Take That Away From Me 3.11
20. Embraceable You 4.52
21. Fascinating Rhythm 3.24
22. Funny Face 3.25
Format
2-LP
Label
Verve VE 2-2525
Released
1978
Liner Notes
Deena Rosenberg (2)
# Tracks
30
Lists
5 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl9183]
Format
LP
Label
HMV CSD 1293
Released
1959
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Lists
0 collectors / 0 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl22660]
Side A:
1. 'S Wonderful
2. (The) Man I Love
3. That Certain Feeling
4. By Strauss
5. Someone To Watch Over Me
6. The Real American Folksong
Side B:
1. Who Cares
2. Looking For A Boy
3. They All Laughed
4. My Cousin In Milwaukee
5. Somebody From Somewhere
Title
Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Gershwin Song Book, Vol. 2
Format
LP
Label
Verve MGVS-6077
Released
1959
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Lists
2 collectors / 0 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl14197]
Format
LP
Label
Verve MGV-4013
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Lists
1 collector / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl14198]
Title
Ella Sings Gershwin Vol. 2
Format
2-LP
Label
Metro 2682-023
Country
UK
Liner Notes
Benny Green (26)
Notes
UK release, 1980s.
# Tracks
27
Lists
2 collectors / 0 wish lists
History
1 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl12877]
Format
2-LP
Label
Metro 2862-004
Country
UK
Liner Notes
Benny Green (26)
Notes
Volume 1. UK release, 1980s.
# Tracks
26
Lists
2 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl12876]
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