Ella Fitzgerald

Sings Sweet Songs for Swingers + Get Happy! (EJC 55609)

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Sings Sweet Songs for Swingers + Get Happy!

Ella Fitzgerald

Essential Jazz Classics

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EJC 138634

EJC 55609

JAZZ

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Sings Sweet Songs for Swingers + Get Happy!

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CD 9,99 €

2 LPs ON 1 CD + 2 BONUS TRACKS

4 STARS DOWNBEAT MAGAZINE ( Get Happy )

This edition presents two complete classic albums by the legendary Ella Fitzgerald. On Sings Sweet Songs for Swingers (Verve MGV4032), recorded in 1958-59, she is backed by an orchestra conducted by Frank DeVol, featuring such stars as Harry “Sweets” Edison, Pete Candoli, Buddy Collette, Plas Johnson and Lou Levy.In contrast, the LP Get Happy! (Verve MGV4036) is composed of leftovers from various Verve dates. It presents the singer performing charts by different arrangers on tracks culled from sessions taped between 1957 and 1959, including two songs that complete the Frank DeVol dates from our first album. As a bonus, two extra songs taken from the Get Happy! sessions.

PERSONNEL:

ELLA FITZGERALD
, vocals on all tracks
With orchestras conducted by FRANK DE VOL, NELSON RIDDLE, RUSSELL GARCIA,
MARTY PAICH and PAUL WESTON
Recorded in Los Angeles, between 1957 and 1959.

[1-12]: Originally issued as Sings Sweet Songs for Swingers
[13-24]: Originally issued as Get Happy!
[25-26] Bonus tracks: From the same sessions but not included on the original LPs.

INCLUDES 12- PAGE BOOKLET

TRACKS:

01 Sweet And Lovely
02 Let’s Fall In Love
03 Makin’ Whoopee
04 That Old Feeling
05 I Remember You
06 Moonlight Serenade
07 Gone With The Wind
08 Can’t We Be Friends?
09 Out Of This World
10 My Old Flame
11 East Of The Sun (And West Of The Moon)
12 Lullaby Of Broadway
13 Somebody Loves Me
14 Cheerful Little Earful
15 You Make Me Feel So Young
16 Beat Me, Daddy, Eight To The Bar
17 Like Young
18 Cool Breeze
19 Moonlight Becomes You
20 Blue Skies
21 You Turned The Tables On Me
22 Gypsy In My Soul
23 Goody-Goody
24 St. Louis Blues
25 A Tisket, A Tasket
26 Swingin’ Shepherd Blues

TOTAL TIME: 79:12 min