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Ella Fitzgerald - Sings The Cole Porter Songbook download album
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Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Song Book is a 1956 studio album by American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, accompanied by a studio orchestra conducted and arranged by Buddy Bregman, focusing on the songs of Cole Porter. This was Fitzgerald's first album for the newly created Verve Records (and the first album to be released by the label. Granz decided to have Fitzgerald record well-established popular works because.

Ella Fitzgerald had the ability to personalize some of the most recognizable material from the foremost songwriters in American popular music history. In this instance, the combination of Cole Porter's words and Fitzgerald's interpretation of them created one of the most sought after sessions in vocal history - embraced by jazz and pop fans alike, transcending boundaries often associated with those genres

Album · 1955 · 35 Songs. Ella Fitzgerald, a star of Norman Granz’s Jazz at the Philharmonic concert series since 1949, seemed to Granz an ideal fit for his new Verve label, so he signed her in 1955, luring her away from Decca in something of a coup. Right away the plan was to position her as a singer with a command of the American pop songbook, on par with a figure like Sinatra. Jazz connoisseurs admired her for her solid swing feel and breakneck scatting, her ability to go head-to-head onstage with the era's great soloists

Label His Master's Voice. Ella Fitzgerald's Tribute To Cole Porter.

Ella Fitzgerald Sings Th. .has been added to your Basket. Includes FREE MP3 version of this album. Back to the album and 35 songs? My problem was maintaining an interest, as over the piece, one song morphed into another, eventually sounding so similar that I lost interest, even the orchestration started to sound the same – as I suppose it would, but the two together, failed to lift my senses and eventually became no more than pleasant background music. I am therefore coming to my main point.

So I proposed to Ella that the first Verve album would not be a jazz project, but rather a songbook of the works of Cole Porter. I envisaged her doing a lot of composers. The trick was to change the backing enough so that, here and there, there would be signs of jazz. This album inaugurated Fitzgerald's

Tracklist

A1 All Through The Night 3:15
A2 Anything Goes 3:20
A3 Miss Otis Regrets (She's Unable To Lunch Today) 3:03
A4 Too Darn Hot 3:46
A5 In The Still Of The Night 2:37
A6 I Get A Kick Out Of You 3:59
A7 Do I Love You 3:50
A8 Always True To You In My Fashion 2:50
B1 Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love) 3:33
B2 Just One Of Those Things 3:30
B3 Ev'ry Time We Say Good-Bye 3:32
B4 All Of You 1:43
B5 Begin The Beguine 3:36
B6 Get Out Of Town 3:22
B7 I Am In Love 4:06
B8 From This Moment On 3:16
C1 I Love Paris 4:56
C2 You Do Something To Me 2:20
C3 Ridin' High 3:17
C4 Easy To Love 3:24
C5 It's All Right With Me 3:06
C6 Why Can't You Behave 5:04
C7 What Is This Thing Called Love 2:01
C8 You're The Top 3:37
D1 Love For Sale 5:52
D2 It's DeLovely 2:04
D3 Night And Day 3:02
D4 Ace In The Hole 1:57
D5 So In Love 3:50
D6 I've Got You Under My Skin 2:43
D7 I Concentrate On You 3:12
D8 Don't Fence Me In 3:18

Companies, etc.

  • Manufactured By – PolyGram

Credits

  • Arranged By – Buddy Bregman
  • Conductor – Buddy Bregman
  • Liner Notes – Don Freeman, Fred Lounsberry
  • Producer, Liner Notes – Norman Granz
  • Songwriter – Cole Porter
  • Vocals – Ella Fitzgerald

Notes

Ella Fitzgerald began recording these 32 songs with the Buddy Bregman Orchestra in February, 1956

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
MG V-4001-2 Ella Fitzgerald Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Songbook ‎(2xLP, Album, Mono, Gat) Verve Records MG V-4001-2 US 1956
VE-2-2511 Ella Fitzgerald The Cole Porter Songbook ‎(2xLP, Album, Club, RE, Gat) Verve Records VE-2-2511 US 1976
2610 033 Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book ‎(2xLP, Album, Gat) Verve Records 2610 033 Australia 1977
772112 Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Song Book ‎(2xLP, Album, Ltd, Gat) WaxTime 772112 Europe 2015
3112-054 Ella Fitzgerald Ella Fitzgerald Sings The Cole Porter Songbook Volume 1 ‎(Cass, Album, Mono) Verve Records 3112-054 UK Unknown