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Ella for Lovers

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Download links and information about Ella for Lovers by Ella Fitzgerald. This album was released in 2003 and it belongs to Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop genres. It contains 16 tracks with total duration of 51:16 minutes.

Artist: Ella Fitzgerald
Release date: 2003
Genre: Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop
Tracks: 16
Duration: 51:16
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. I Got a Guy 3:43
2. I Hadn't Anyone Till You 2:49
3. Please Be Kind 3:33
4. How Long Has This Been Going On? 3:15
5. With a Song in My Heart 2:43
6. Baby, What Else Can I Do? 3:46
7. I've Got a Crush on You (1950 Version) 3:13
8. My Melancholy Baby 2:56
9. Wait Till You See Her 1:29
10. You're My Thrill 3:36
11. Misty (1960 Version) 2:51
12. What Is There to Say? 3:20
13. Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered 7:01
14. I'm Getting Sentimental over You 2:36
15. Imagination 2:34
16. Russian Lullaby (1958 Stereo Version) 1:51

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This 16-track collection features Ella Fitzgerald in a variety of musical settings singing romantic songs of love. The disc covers the years 1950 to 1961 with songs taken from the Verve and Decca archives. Four songs are culled from Intimate Ella, which has pianist Paul Smith as her sole accompanist. For the six songs from Pure Ella, she is backed by the wonderful pianist Ellis Larkins. A lovely take from this session on the Gershwin brothers "I've Got a Crush on You" is a highlight of the compilation. Two tracks are lifted from the gently swinging Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie! with backing by a small combo. Three songs are extracted from Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Rodgers and Hart Songbook; two with small-combo backing including Paul Smith on piano, one, the haunting "Wait Till You See Her," with Barney Kessel providing guitar. The disc closes out with a song taken from Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Irving Berlin Song Book. "Russian Lullaby" is a spare track with Fitzgerald's majestic vocals supported by viola and harp. Fitzgerald sounds marvelous throughout, she could sing your phone bill and make it sound like a heavenly choir, and the song selection is top notch. There are a lot of Ella Fitzgerald collections available, this is a solid if not essential addition to them and also a nice disc for a romantic evening. ~Tim Sendra, Rovi