Ella Fitzgerald:  First Lady Of Song

Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady Of Song

Any list of the twentieth century's foremost exponents of the standard popular song must include Ella near the very top. Indeed her memory lives on in the countless number of superb recordings she made during a career spanning over 50 years, many of which are recalled here. The tracks are:

1. It's Only a Paper Moon (with the Delta Rhythm Boys) - Arlen/Harburg
2. Oh! Lady Be Good (with Bob Haggart and his Orchestra) - Gershwin
3. You Won't Be Satisfied (with Louis Armstrong, Bob Haggart and his Orchestra) - James/Stock
4. That Old Feeling (with the Day Dreamers) - Brown/Fain
5. It's A Pity To Say Goodnight (with the Delta Rhythm Boys) - Reid/Gordon
6. A Sunday Kind Of Love (with the Andy Love Quintet and Bob Haggart and his Orchestra - Prima/Belle/Rhodes/Leonard
7. How High The Moon - Hamilton/Lewis
8. For Sentimental Reasons (with the Delta Rhythm Boys) - Watson/Best
9. I'm Beginning To See The Light (with the Ink Spots) - Ellington/Hodges/George/James
10. I've Got A Feeling I'm Falling - Waller/Link/Rose
11. The Frim Fram Sauce (with Louis Armstrong and Bob Haggart and his Orchestra) - Evans/Ricardel
12. I'm Confessin' (with the Song Spinners and Johnny Long and his Orchestra) - Neiburg/Dougherty/Reynolds
13. Guilty - Whiting/khan/akst
14. Peetootie Pie (with Louis Jordan and his Tympani Five) - Paparelli/Pack/Leveen
15. You Turned The Tables On Me - Mitchell/Alter
16. Flying Home (with Vic Schoen and his Orchestra) - Goodman/Hampton/Robin'De Lange
17. My Heart And I Decided (with the Four Keys) - Donaldson
18. You're Breaking In A New Heart (with Bob Haggart and his Orchestra) - Shirl/Drake
19. Sentimental Journey (with Eddie Heywood and his Orchestra) - Brown/Green/Homer
20. That's The Way It Is (with the Ink Spots) - Whitney/Kramer
21. Robbin's Nest - Jacquet/Thompson
22. He's My Guy (with the Four Keys) - Raye/De Paul
23. Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall (with the Ink Spots) - Roberts/Fisher
24. Cow Cow Boogie (with the Ink Spots) - Carter/Raye/De Paul
25. Baby, It's Cold Outside (with Louis Jordan and his Tympani Five) - Loesser

Total running time 73 minutes

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