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Genre: Jazz

Released: Aug 18, 1957

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Louis Armstrong
Louis Armstrong

1930s
1930s

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Porgy and Bess – Louis Armstrong

NameArtistTimePrice
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Porgy and Bess: OvertureElla Fitzgerald & Louis..10:50Album Only
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SummertimeElla Fitzgerald & Louis..4:58$1.29
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I Wants to Stay HereElla Fitzgerald & Louis..4:36$0.99
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My Man's Gone NowElla Fitzgerald & Louis..4:00$0.99
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I Got Plenty o' Nuttin'Ella Fitzgerald & Louis..3:51$0.99
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Buzzard SongElla Fitzgerald & Louis..2:57$0.99
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Bess You Is My Woman NowElla Fitzgerald & Louis..5:28$0.99
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It Ain't Necessarily SoElla Fitzgerald & Louis..6:33$0.99
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What You Want Wid Bess?Ella Fitzgerald1:59$0.99
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A Woman Is a Sometime ThingElla Fitzgerald4:47$0.99
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Oh, Doctor JesusElla Fitzgerald1:59$0.99
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Medley: Here Come de Honey Man / Cra..Ella Fitzgerald & Louis..3:29$0.99
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There's a Boat Dat's Leavin' Soon fo..Ella Fitzgerald4:53$0.99
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Bess, Oh Where's My Bess?Ella Fitzgerald & Louis..2:35$0.99
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Oh Lawd, I'm on My WayElla Fitzgerald2:57$0.99

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Re-release of a classic (5 stars)
If you like the musical, this is easily one of the best recordings. A true classic. Note that this version is based on the single CD release version of only 15 songs. It is not the 2 record collection that was originally produced on vinyl.

Where's The Rest of the Album?????? (4 stars)
This is a pheonominal recording, but only a partial album???? Where's the rest of the album???? Getting a little tired of only finding partial albums here...

Porgy and Bess with Ella and Louis (4 stars)
I've heard probably twenty different versions of "Summertime", and this one with Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong is one of the best. And I mean, even better than Miles Davis' version, almost as good as the actual opera recording. But there's even more here from this great American opera, really enjoyable tracks like "My Man's Gone Now", "It Ain't Necessarily So" and "I'm on My Way". These two could

Biography

Born: April 26, 1917 in Newport News, VA
Genre: Jazz
Years Active: '30s, '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s, '80s, '90s

"The First Lady of Song," Ella Fitzgerald was arguably the finest female jazz singer of all time (although some may vote for Sarah Vaughan or Billie Holiday). Blessed with a beautiful voice and a wide range, Fitzgerald could outswing anyone, was a brilliant scat singer, and had near-perfect elocution; one could always understand the words she sang. The one fault was that, since she always sounded so happy to be singing, Fitzgerald did not always dig below the surface of the lyrics she interpreted...

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NameAlbumTimePrice
1.
Baby, It's Cold OutsideElla & Friends2:43$1.29
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Sleigh RideElla Wishes You a Swinging ..2:54$1.29
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SummertimePorgy and Bess4:58$1.29
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Dream a Little Dream of Me (Single V..Ella & Louis for Lovers3:04$1.29
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Someone to Watch Over MeElla: The Legendary Decca R..3:16$1.29
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Frosty the SnowmanElla Wishes You a Swinging ..2:11$1.29
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Let's Call the Whole Thing OffThe Best of Ella Fitzgerald..4:14$1.29
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Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Sno..Ella Wishes You a Swinging ..2:42$0.99
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Have Yourself a Merry Little Christm..Ella Wishes You a Swinging ..2:55$1.29
10.
My Funny ValentinePure Ella3:54$1.29

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