Porgy and Bess > Studio Cast (Mel Torme and Francis Faye)


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Porgy and Bess (95)
Music
George Gershwin (837)
Lyrics
Ira Gershwin (703), DuBose Heyward (104)
Book
DuBose Heyward (104)

Recording Details

Date
1956
Type
Audio / Studio Cast
Language
English
Performer
Sallie Blair (5), Al 'Jazzbo' Collins, Alison Collins, Joe Derise (4), Bob Dorough (10), Frances Faye (16), Johnny Hartman (26), George Kirby (2), Loulie Jean Norman (14), Betty Roché (4), Frank Rosolino (20), Mel Tormé (155)
Shortcode
[r6122]

Releases (6)

Format
2-CD
Label
Rhino / WEA 75828
Released
1999-09-14
Barcode
081227582821
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# Tracks
72
Lists
15 collectors / 4 wish lists
History
8 Revisions
Shortcode
[rl7982]
Disc 1:
1. Introduction
Summertime -- Russ Garcia Orchestra/Duke Ellington And His Famous Orchestra
2. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
3. Summertime -- Betty Roche
4. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
5. A Woman Is A Sometime Thing -- Frank Rosolino
6. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
Here come de honey man... -- Joe Derise
7. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
8. Evenin' Ladies, Hello Boys... -- Mel Torme
9. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
10. No, No, Brother, Porgy Ain't Soft On No Woman... -- Mel Torme
11. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
12. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
13. Gone, Gone, Gone -- Loulie Jean Norman/The Pat Moran Quartet
14. Overflow, Overflow -- Mel Torme/Loulie Jean Norman/The Pat Moran Quartet
15. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
16. I Can't Puzzle This Thing Out... -- Mel Torme
17. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
18. My Man's Gone Now -- Sallie Blair
19. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
20. Oh The Train Is At The Station... -- Loulie Jean Norman/The Pat Moran Quartet
21. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
22. Oh I'm Agoin' Out To The Blackfish Banks... -- Frank Rosolino
23. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
24. I Got Plenty o' Nuttin' -- Mel Torme
25. Mornin', Lawyer, Looking For Somebody?... -- George Kirby/Mel Torme/Frances Faye/Pat Moran Quartet
26. Buzzard Song -- Mel Torme
27. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
28. Bess, You Is My Woman Now -- Mel Torme/Frances Faye
29. Oh, I Can't Sit Down (Picnic Music) -- Don Fagerquist Group/Betty Roche
30. Porgy, I Hates To Go... -- Frances Faye/Mel Torme
31. I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' (Reprise) -- Mel Torme
32. It Ain't Necessarily So (Instrumental) -- Russ Garcia Orchestra
33. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
34. It Ain't Necessarily So -- George kirby
35. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
36. What You Want Wid Bess? -- France Faye/Mel Torme
37. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
38. Oh I'm Agoin' Out To The Blackfish Banks... (Reprise) -- Frank Rosolino
39. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
40. Oh, Doctor Jesus -- Sallie Blair
41. Here come de honey man...
Oh Dey's So Fresh And Fine...
I'm Talkin' About Devil Crabs... -- Joe Derise/Loulie Jean Norman/Bob Dorough
Disc 2:
1. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
2. I Loves You, Porgy -- Frances Faye/Mel Torme
3. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
4. Summertime (Reprise) -- Betty Roche
5. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
6. Oh, dere's somebody knockin' at de do'... -- Loulie Jean Norman/The Pat Moran Quartet
7. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
8. If God Want To Kill Me... -- Johnny Hartman
9. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
10. A Red-headed Woman... -- Loulie Jean Norman/The Pat Moran Quartet
11. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
12. Oh, Doctor Jesus (Reprise) -- Loulie Jean Norman/The Pat Moran Quartet
13. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
14. Clara, Clara, Don't You Be Downhearted... -- Pat Moran Quartet
15. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
16. Summertime (Reprise) -- Betty Roche
17. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
18. Oh, Lawd, What I Goin' Do?... -- Mel Torme/Francis Faye
19. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
20. There's A Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon For New York -- George kirby
21. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
22. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
23. How are you dis mornin'?... -- Loulie Jean Norman/The Pat Moran Quartet
24. Narration -- Al 'Jazzbo' Collins
25. Oh, Bess, Oh, Where's My Bess -- Mel Torme
26. Oh Lawd, I'm On My Way -- Mel Torme/Loulie Jean Norman/The Pat Moran Quartet
27. Bonus Track: Porgy And Bess Suite -- Bethlehem Orchestra/Russ Garcia (Bonus)
Title
Porgy and Bess: Performed by a Galaxy of Jazz Legends
Format
CD
Label
Hallmark 700902
Released
2006-12-19
Barcode
5050457009021
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# Tracks
15
Length
44:38
Lists
4 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl18367]
1. Overture - Summertime
2. Summertime
3. A Woman Is A Sometime Thing
4. Gone Gone Gone - Overflow - Porgy's Prayer
5. My Man Is Gone Now
6. I Got Plenty O' Nuttin'
7. Law Scene
8. Bess, You Is My Woman Now
9. It Ain't Necessarily So
10. What Do You Want With Bess ?
11. I Loves You, Porgy
12. Clara, Clara (Don't Be Downhearted)
13. There's A Boat Leaving (Soon For New York)
14. Oh Where's My Bess
15. I'm On My Way
Format
2-CD
Label
ZYX BET 6028-2
Released
1994
Lists
2 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl15695]
Format
CD
Label
Bethlehem BR-5004/BCP-6040
Released
1986
Audio
Mono
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Notes
Highlights from the complete recording.
Lists
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Shortcode
[rl26379]
01. Overture -- Russ Garcia Orchestra / Summertime -- Duke Ellington Orchestra
02. Summertime -- Betty Roché
03. A Woman Is a Sometime Thing -- Frank Rosolino
04. The Wake: Gone, Gone, Gone -- Chorus / Overflow -- Chorus / Porgy's Prayer -- Mel Tormé
05. My Man's Gone Now -- Sallie Blair
06. I Got Plenty O' Nuttin' -- Mel Tormé with Pat Moran quartet
07. Lawyer Scene -- George Kirby, Mel Tormé, Frances Faye, Pat Moran quartet
08. Bess, You Is My Woman Now -- Mel Tormé and Frances Faye
09. It Ain't Necessarily So -- George Kirby
10. What You Want with Bess? -- Frances Faye and Johnny Hartman
11. I Loves You, Porgy -- Frances Faye and Mel Tormé
12. Clara, Clara (Don't Be Downhearted) -- Pat Moran quartet
13. There's a Boat That's Leaving Soon for New York -- George Kirby
14. Oh Where's My Bess -- Mel Tormé with Sallie Blair
15. I'm On My Way -- Mel Tormé and Chorus
Format
3-LP
Label
Bethlehem 3BP-1
Released
1956
Lists
5 collectors / 0 wish lists
Shortcode
[rl9862]
Format
LP
Label
Bethlehem EXLP-1-SP
Country
US
Audio
Mono
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# Tracks
6
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Shortcode
[rl34138]
Side 1
1. Bess, You Is My Women
2. It Ain't Necessarily So
3. Summertime
Side 2
1. A Woman Is Sometime Special
2. My Man's Gone Now
3. If God Want To Kill Me

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