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Ella Fitzgerald [Past Perfect]


  • 0. DISC 1:
    1. Flying Home
    2. Kiss Goodnight, A
    3. You Won't Be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart)
    4. Frim Fram Sauce, The
    5. Sentimental Journey
    6. Baby, It's Cold Outside
    7. In the Evening (When the Sun Goes Down)
    8. Basin Street Blues
    9. Someone to Watch Over Me
    10. But Not for Me
    11. Don'cha Go 'Way Mad
    12. Dream a Little Dream of Me
    13. Can Anyone Explain? (No, No, No!)
    14. My One and Only
    15. How Long Has This Been Going On?
    16. I've Got the World on a String
    17. Oops!
    18. Necessary Evil
    19. I Don't Want to Take a Chance
    20. Give a Little, Get a Little
    0. DISC 2:
    1. Solid as a Rock
    2. Would You Like to Take a Walk
    3. Who Walks in When I Walk Out?
    4. I've Got a Crush on You
    5. Looking for a Boy
    6. There Never Was a Baby Like My Baby
    7. Early Autumn
    8. Guy Is a Guy, A
    9. Angel Eyes
    10. Goody Goody
    11. Maybe
    12. Soon
    13. You'll Have to Swing It (Mr. Paganini)
    14. Careless
    15. Preview
    16. Melancholy Me
    17. Blue Lou
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  • Additional Info
    Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 205414

  • Credits
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    Personnel: Ella Fitzgerald (vocals); Louis Armstrong (vocals, trumpet); Danny Perri, Dave Barbour, Everett Barksdale, Hy White, Carl Hogan (guitar); Heine Beau, Bill Stegmeyer (clarinet, alto saxophone); Hank D'Amico (clarinet); George Koenig, Paul Bardon, Bill Holcombe, Eddie Caine, Arthur Baker, Sid Cooper, George Dorsey, Hymie Schertzer, Milt Yaner (alto saxophone); Dick Jacobs, Eddie Johnson , Sid Rubin, John Lesko, Stuart Anderson, Jack Dumont, Jack Greenberg, Jerry Jerome, Fred Williams , Al Klink, Harold Feldman, Art Drellinger (tenor saxophone); Eddie Shomer, Milton Chatz, Dave McRae , Manny Albam (baritone saxophone); Tony Faso, Carl Poole, Louis Ruggiero, Leonard Graham, Larry Neil, George Bardon, Ernie Englund, Aaron Izenhall, Paul Webster, Randy Brooks , Taft Jordan, Jimmy Nottingham, Bernie Privin, Charlie Shavers (trumpet); Henderson Chambers, Frank Howard, Alfonso King, William Pritchard, Harry Brooks, Jack Satterfield, Al Grey, Bobby Byrne, Mort Bullman (trombone); Eddie Heywood, Ellis Larkins, Dave Martin , Hank Jones , Moe Wechsler, Joe Bushkin, Shorty Allen, Billy Kyle , Bill Davis (piano); Cozy Cole, Sonny Mann, Irv Kluger, William Purnell, Jimmy Crawford , Alvin Stoller, Johnny Blowers (drums).
    This eponymous collection from the Past Perfect label collects 37 performances from Ella Fitzgerald's time with the Decca label during the late '30s and '40s -- a period where she was blooming but not yet in full flower. It's also a period that's been surveyed hundreds of times since the beginning of the LP era, and the sound is closer to fair than perfect. With just a few exceptions, ballads and standards are the order of the day, including "How High the Moon," "Oh, Lady Be Good," and "I'm Beginning to See the Light." ~ John Bush

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  • Genre: Pop
  • UPC: 4011222054142
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