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Ella Fitzgerald Summertime

Ella Fitzgerald & the Tee Carson trio - Summertime (from Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin). The first lady of song in Berlin, 1968.

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Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong (Notice how far away from the mic Armstrong has to be? Ha!)

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from theinkbrain

Sarah Vaughan: Sassy always….

sara vaughan, What Ever Lola Wants Whatever Lola wants Lola gets And little man, little Lola wants you make up your mind to have no regrets Recline yourself, resign yourself, you're through I always get what I aim for And your heart'n soul is what I came for Whatever Lola wants Lola gets, Take off your coat Don't you know you can't win? You're no exception to the rule, I'm irresistible, you fool, give in!...Give in!...Give in!

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Ella Fitzgerald, Olympia Theatre, Paris, 1960. Photo by Herman Leonard.

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Ella Fitzgerald - the "First Lady of Song", "Queen of Jazz", and "Lady Ella", was an American jazz vocalist

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from Skyrock

8 DUOS dans les années 30-40-50-60... (de haut en bas) : Diana DORS...

In the 1950s, Ella Fitzgerald was not allowed to play Hollywood's most popular nightclub, Mocambo, because of her race. Marilyn Monroe, who was a big fan, called the owner & told him that if he booked Ella, Marilyn would be there every night — which guaranteed huge press coverage. He booked Ella and Marilyn was there, front table, every night. Ella said, "After that, I never had to play a small jazz club again. She was an unusual woman – a little ahead of her times. And she didn’t know it.”

Summertime from Porgy and Bess, sung by Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong, and written by George (and Ira) Gershwing. Porgy and Bess was written as an opera with blues influences, so I guess this still counts as classical, or at least classicalish.

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Summertime, Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong *** Two of my favorite singers from that time singing one of my favorite songs of all time. ***

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Ella Fitzgerald - Summertime (High Quality - Remastered)