Ella Swings Gently with Nelson ()

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Ella Swings Gently with Nelson - Ella Fitzgerald
Track Listing
  1. Sweet and Slow
  2. Georgia on My Mind
  3. I Can't Get Started
  4. Street of Dreams
  5. Imagination
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  1. Sweet and Slow
  2. Georgia on My Mind
  3. I Can't Get Started
  4. Street of Dreams
  5. Imagination
  6. The Very Thought of You
  7. It's a Blue World
  8. Darn That Dream
  9. She's Funny That Way
  10. I Wished on the Moon
  11. It's a Pity to Say Goodnight
  12. My One and Only Love
  13. Body and Soul
  14. Call Me Darling
  15. All of Me
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In 1961 Ella Fitzgerald recorded two albums with Nelson Riddle's Orchestra. Her voice was in peak form and, even if the backup band was somewhat anonymous, Fitzgerald uplifted the 15 songs on this set; "All of Me" was from a different obscure sampler and "Call Me Darling" was previously unissued. Although the accent is on ballads, several of the songs are taken at medium tempos and she swings throughout. Highlights include "Georgia on My Mind," "The Very Thought of You," "It's a Pity to Say Goodnight," "Darn That Dream," ...

Ella Swings Gently with Nelson 1993, PolyGram

UPC: 731451934827

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