It Ain't Necessarily So


Song Details

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Porgy and Bess (95)  
Music
George Gershwin
Lyrics for this song
Ira Gershwin
Title Variations
It Ain't Neccessarily So; It Ain't Necessarily So (Instrumental); It Ain't Necessary; It Aint Necessarily So

Recordings


Sound Clips Porgy and Bess - 1940 Original Cast Members
Sound Clips Highlights from Porgy and Bess - 1950 Studio Cast (Risë Stevens and Robert Merrill)
Sound Clips Black Coffee - 1953 Peggy Lee
Porgy and Bess - 1953 Studio Cast
Sound Clips Here's Martha Raye - 1954 Martha Raye
Sound Clips Ahmad Jamal Plays - 1955 Ahmad Jamal
Sound Clips Porgy and Bess - 1956 Studio Cast (Mel Torme and Francis Faye)
Sound Clips Porgy and Bess - 1957 Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong
Sound Clips Porgy and Bess - 1957 101 Strings
Sound Clips The South Shall Rise Again - 1958 Phil Harris
Sound Clips The Jazz Soul of Porgy & Bess - 1959 Bill Potts
Sound Clips Porgy and Bess - 1959 Film Soundtrack
Sound Clips That's All - 1959 Bobby Darin
Porgy & Bess / Show Boat - 1960 Frank Chacksfield and his Orchestra
Sound Clips Show Boat and Porgy & Bess - 1960 Edmundo Ros and His Orchestra
Sound Clips Aretha: With The Ray Bryant Combo - 1961 Aretha Franklin
Oklahoma! / Porgy & Bess - 1963 Broadway Revue Orchestra
If I Were A Rich Man - 1970 Lex Goudsmit
Sound Clips Gershwin Live! - 1982 Sarah Vaughan
Sound Clips The Age of Consent - 1985 Bronski Beat
Sound Clips West Side Story - 1989 Royal Promenade Orchestra
Sound Clips The Sullivan Years: Best Of Broadway, Vol. 1 - 1992 Original Cast Performances
Sound Clips George & Ira Gershwin: A Musical Celebration - 1993 S.T.A.G.E. Concert
Musical Impressions - 1994 Alexander Hoffmann
Sound Clips Stage Heroes - 1997 Colm Wilkinson
Sound Clips Red Hot + Rhapsody: The Gershwin Groove - 1998 Red Hot AIDS Benefit Series
Porgy and Bess - 2006 London Cast
Sound Clips On A Carousel - 2008 Sheera Ben-David
Sound Clips The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess - 2012 Broadway Cast
Sound Clips Simply Broadway - 2012 Brian Stokes Mitchell
Sound Clips Porgy and Bess - 2014 Fini Bearman
Sound Clips We Get A Kick Out Of Jazz - Compilation
West Side Story / Porgy And Bess - Vienna Symphonic Pop Orchestra
Note: this song may also appear on other recordings whose tracks have not yet been indexed.

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