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Miss Ella's Playhouse

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Download links and information about Miss Ella's Playhouse by Ella Fitzgerald. This album was released in 2007 and it belongs to Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop genres. It contains 11 tracks with total duration of 30:56 minutes.

Artist: Ella Fitzgerald
Release date: 2007
Genre: Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop
Tracks: 11
Duration: 30:56
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. A Tisket a Tasket 2:37
2. Organ Grinder's Swing 2:47
3. The Muffin Man 2:23
4. Chew-Chew-Chew (Chew Your Bubble Gum) (featuring Chick Webb, Chick Webb And His Orchestra) 3:05
5. Melinda the Mousie 2:42
6. Old Mother Hubbard (Original Decca Single) 2:39
7. Molasses, Molasses (It's Icky Sticky Goo) 2:42
8. The Bean Bag Song 3:07
9. Two Little Men In a Flying Saucer (featuring Sy Oliver, Sy Oliver And His Orchestra) 3:25
10. The Hot Canary (featuring Sy Oliver, Sy Oliver And His Orchestra) 3:15
11. Old McDonald 2:14

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Jazz and even vocal music can be a tough nut to crack for younger listeners, but Ella Fitzgerald's irrepressible enthusiasm and constant musicality make her a natural for children's listening. Accordingly, Universal packaged 11 of her lightest novelties into the brief Miss Ella's Playhouse, pitched to ages one to four and billed as "Kid, Parent & Earth Friendly." Leading off with the 1938 nursery rhyme hit "A-Tisket, A-Tasket," the disc makes a fair introduction for children to Ella specifically and great vocal jazz in general (regardless of the argument that children could appreciate her "serious" music without this set of dumbed-down material). The disc is divided between early Decca material of the nursery rhyme variety ("The Muffin Man," "Old Mother Hubbard") and peak-era Verve novelties like "Bean Bag Song," "Two Little Men and a Flying Saucer," and "The Hot Canary." Fans of the Great American Songbook may not be able to handle this type of material, but Ella Fitzgerald makes it all shine with a twinkle in her eyes, even when she's recording "Old McDonald" in 1966, nearing her half-century mark.