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Track Listing
CD1
01. Ambulatory Suite (Promenade/ March Of The Swiss Soldiers/ Fidgety Feet) [Instrumental] 7:21
02. The Preludes [Instrumental] 6:38
03. Sam And Delilah 3:18
04. But Not For Me 3:35
05. My One And Only 2:38
06. Let's Call The Whole Thing Off 4:29
07. (I've Got) Beginner's Luck 3:11
08. Oh, Lady Be Good! 4:02
09. Nice Work If You Can Get It 3:35
10. Things Are Looking Up 3:05
11. Just Another Rhumba 5:37
12. How Long Has This Been Going On? 3:49
13. 'S Wonderful 3:32
14. The Man I Love 3:53
15. That Certain Feeling 3:04
16. By Strauss 2:32
17. Someone To Watch Over Me 4:33
18. The Real American Song (Is A Rag) 3:43
19. Who Cares? 3:09
20. Looking For A Boy 3:02

CD2
01. They All Laughed 3:05
02. My Cousin In Milwaukee 3:10
03. Somebody From Somewhere 3:09
04. A Foggy Day 3:34
05. Clap Yo' Hands 2:31
06. For You, For Me, For Evermore 3:27
07. Stiff Upper Lip 2:53
08. Boy Wanted 3:36
09. Strike Up The Band 2:36
10. Soon 2:23
11. I've Got A Crush On You 3:30
12. Bidin' My Time 2:42
13. Aren't You Kind Of Glad We Did? 3:31
14. Of Thee I Sing 3:10
15. "The Half Of It, Dearie" Blues 3:49
16. I Was Doing All Right 3:29
17. He Loves And She Loves 2:49
18. Love Is Sweeping The Country 3:27
19. Treat Me Rough 2:54
20. Love Is Here To Stay 3:56
21. Slap That Bass 3:27
22. Isn't That A Pity? 3:27
23. Shall We Dance? 3:11
24. Love Walked In 3:53

CD3
01. You've Got What Gets Me 2:17
02. They Can't Take That Away From Me 3:12
03. Embraceable You 4:53
04. I Can't Be Bothered Now 2:52
05. Boy! What Love Has Done To Me! 3:50
06. Fascinating Rhythm 3:25
07. Funny Face 3:25
08. Lorelei 3:24
09. Oh, So Nice! 3:42
10. Let's Kiss And Make Up 3:52
11. I Got Rhythm 3:07
12. Somebody Loves Me 2:39
13. Cheerful Little Earful 2:09
14. But Not For Me [45 Rpm Version] 2:09
15. Lorelei [Different Version] 3:01
16. Someone To Watch Over Me 3:17*
17. My One And Only 3:17*
18. But Not For Me 3:15*
19. Looking For A Boy 3:10*
20. I've Got A Crush On You 3:16*
21. How Long Has This Been Going On? 3:18*
22. Maybe 3:27*
23. Soon 2:46*
24. Nice Work If You Can Get It 2:38**
Artist:
Ella Fitzgerald
Title:
Sings George & Ira Gershwin Songbook + bonus album (3CD)
Label:
Essential Jazz Classics
Cat No:
EJC55689
Format:
CD
Price £15.99
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• Originally released in 1959 as a 5 LP set – one of the most ambitious in Ella Fitzgerald’s celebrated “songbook” series – these recordings are now issued on 3 CDs, representing one of the finest jazz vocal collections ever made.

• All of the singer’s original performances are contained here along with two opening instrumental pieces. Nelson Riddle arranged and conducted an orchestra full of top ranking musicians. In addition there are bonus tracks from Ella Fitzgerald’s first Gershwin recordings made in 1950 with pianist Ellis Larkins. Complete with detailed booklet
Reviews For Sings George & Ira Gershwin Songbook + bonus album (3CD)
Jazzwise - Peter Quinn
Something of a high watermark. & Scintillating *****
Also Available By - Ella Fitzgerald