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Ella Fitzgerald - Oh, Lady, Be Good! Best Of The Gershwin Songbook


Tracklist


1They Can't Take That Away From Me3:09
2I Got Rhythm3:06
3But Not For Me3:32
4'S Wonderful3:28
5Funny Face3:23
6Embraceable You4:52
7The Man I Love3:52
8A Foggy Day3:32
9Oh, Lady, Be Good!4:00
10He Loves And She Loves2:46
11My One And Only2:37
12Someone To Watch Over Me4:32
13Nice Work If You Can Get It3:33
14How Long Has This Been Going On?3:46
15I've Got A Crush On You3:28
16Fascinating Rhythm3:24
17Let's Call The Whole Thing Off4:28

Versions


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
514266AElla Fitzgerald Oh, Lady, Be Good! Best Of The Gershwin Songbook ‎(CD, Comp)Jazz Heritage514266AUS1996
314 529 581-2Ella Fitzgerald Oh, Lady, Be Good! Best Of The Gershwin Songbook ‎(CD, Comp)Verve Records314 529 581-2Canada1996
529 581-2Ella Fitzgerald Oh, Lady, Be Good! Best Of The Gershwin Songbook ‎(CD, Comp)Verve Records529 581-2Germany1996

Credits


  • Accompanied ByNelson Riddle's Orchestras
  • Coordinator [Production Coordinated By]Aric Lach Morrison
  • Design [Art Designed And Directed By]Lisa Po-Ying Huang
  • Design, Coordinator [Design Coordinated By]Nichell Delvaille
  • Liner NotesWilliam Ruhlmann
  • Liner Notes [Notes Edited By]Peter Pullman
  • Mastered ByAndrew Nicholas
  • Music By, Lyrics By [All Melodies And Lyrics Written By]George And Ira Gershwin
  • Photography [Package Photography By] – Kevin Knight
  • Photography [Photographs By] – Carole Reiff
  • Producer [Original Recordings Produced By]Norman Granz
  • Producer [Production Assistance By]Jessica Raimi, Marina Detienne
  • Research [Researched By]Phil Schaap
  • Supervised ByMichael Lang
  • Vocals [Sings On All Tracks]Ella Fitzgerald

Notes


This compilation ℗ & © 1996 PolyGram Records, Inc.
Manufactured and marketed by Verve Records, a division of PolyGram Classics and Jazz, a division of PolyGram Records, Inc., New York, New York.
Printed in USA

Mastered at PolyGram Studios
Photographs © Florence and Hal Reiff

Special thanks to Ben Young, the Institute of Jazz Studies, and the staff at PolyGram Studios

On tracks 1 and 14:
Recorded March 18, 1959 at Capitol Studios, Hollywood

On track 2:
Recorded July 16, 1959 at Capitol Studios, Hollywood

On tracks 3, 8, 10 and 12:
Recorded March 26, 1959 at Capitol Studios, Hollywood

On tracks 4, 6 and 13:
Recorded (second session) January 5, 1959 at Capitol Studios, Hollywood

On tracks 5, 9, 11 and 15:
Recorded January 8, 1959 at Capitol Studios, Hollywood

On tracks 7, 16 and 17:
Recorded (first session) January 5, 1959 at Capitol Studios, Hollywood

Original LP issue: "Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Song Book" Verve MGVS 6082-5; on CD: 825 024-2

These selections are also available on the sixteen-CD set "The Complete Ella Fitzgerald Song Books on Verve" 314 519 832-2

Barcodes


  • Barcode: 731452958129
  • Matrix / Runout: 314 529 581-2 [email protected] O MADE IN USA BY PMDC
  • Mastering SID Code: IFPI L006
  • Mould SID Code: IFPI 0396

Info


Nowhere was Ella Fitzgerald's mastery of America's classical music more evident than on the legendary songbook albums of the 1950s. Of the songwriting giants covered in the series, the collection of songs by George and Ira Gershwin was arguably the greatest. Oh, lady, be good BEST OF THE GERSHWIN SONGBOOK collects 17 of the strongest cuts from the 5 original LPs. Why Gershwin Ella's painstaking attention to musical perfection helped turn many songs into standards, but Ira Gershwin's lyrics seemed to speak to Ella most directly of all. Текст песни: Listen to my tale of woe Its terribly sad, but true All dressed up, no place to go Each evning Im awfully blue. Текст песни: Listen to my tale of woe, its terribly sad but true, All dressed up, no place to go Each evning Im awfly blue. I must win some handsome Lady Be Good - Ella Fitzgerald, George Gershwin. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей коллекцией. Oh, Lady be Good was written in 1924 by George and Ira Gershwin for the Broadway show, Lady, Be Good. This ballad version from her 1959 Verve album Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Songbook. Посмотреть сведения об участниках альбома, рецензии, композиции и приобрести альбом 1996 CD от Oh, Lady, Be Good Best Of The Gershwin Songbook на Fitzgerald Sings the George & Ira Gershwin Songbook, Vol. 1 - Ella Fitzgerald, George Gershwin. Oh, Lady Be Good is a 1924 song by George and Ira Gershwin. It was introduced by Walter Catlett in the Broadway musical Lady, Be Good written by Guy Bolton, Fred Thompson, and the Gershwin brothers and starring Fred and Adele Astaire. The song was also performed by the chorus in the film Lady Be Good 1941, although the film is unrelated to the musical. Features Song Lyrics for Ella Fitzgerald's Oh, Lady, Be Good Best of the Gershwin Songbook album

Ella Fitzgerald - Oh, Lady, Be Good! Best Of The Gershwin Songbook
Performer: Ella Fitzgerald
Genre: Jazz / TV
Title: Oh, Lady, Be Good! Best Of The Gershwin Songbook
Country: US
Released: 1996
MP3 album: 2798 mb
FLAC album: 1889 mb
Rating: 4.8
Votes: 743
Source: CD, Compilation
№ Cat: 314 529 581-2
Label: Verve Records