Ella Fitzgerald, whose centenary is being widely celebrated this year, left a huge legacy of classic recordings. As far as vocal jazz goes, Ella Fitzgerald’s series of songbook albums recorded for Norman Granz’s Verve label in the 1950s represent something of a high-watermark
Ella is a 1969 studio album by the American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald and the first of two albums she recorded for the Warner Bros. This album continues the theme set on Fitzgerald's previous album, consisting in the main part of cover versions of popular songs from the late 1960s. The production of this recording was in the hands of Richard Perry, who had joined the Reprise label in 1967. Perry later went on the produce albums by Barbra Streisand and Diana Ross
Features Song Lyrics for Ella Fitzgerald's The Very Best of Ella Fitzgerald album. Take the "A" Train Lyrics. Ella Fitzgerald Lyrics provided by SongLyrics.
Gold is a two-disc compilation album by Ella Fitzgerald that was released on the Verve Records label in 2007. The 40 tracks span Fitzgerald's career from 1938 to 1964. Disc One: The Decca Years. Disc Two: The Verve Years. The first disc contains material originally released by Decca Records; the second is taken from Verve releases. The 40 tracks were recorded between May 1938 and October 1964.
The 1995 Decca release The Best of Ella Fitzgerald was compiled by her Decca producer to commemorate her 75th birthday. Among the 20 tracks are such songs as "A-Tisket, A-Tasket" and "I'm Just a Lucky So and So," and there are cuts that find Fitzgerald with Chick Webb, Louis Armstrong, Sy Oliver, the Ink Spots, and Louis Jordan, among many others
Ella Fitzgerald is known to many as one of the best female vocalists and one of the best jazz artists of all time. This Ella Fitzgerald discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Ella Fitzgerald albums can be found at the top of the list. Lady Ella, aka "The First Lady of Song," possessed an angelic voice that propelled her to stardom in a musical career that lasted for more than 50 years. If you want to know the Best Ella Fitzgerald album of all time, this list will answer your question.
Ella Fitzgerald received hundreds of awards and honors during her career and the following is by no means a comprehensive list. If there is an achievement you feel needs to be added to this page, please contact us. 1934 Won Amateur Night competition at the Apollo Theater. 1935 Won one week of performing at the Harlem Opera House. 1937 Top Female Vocalist, Down Beat magazine. 1938 First No. 1 song, "A-Tisket, A-Tasket". 1954 Best Female Vocalist, Metronome magazine Best Female Vocalist, Down Beat magazine (both readers' poll and critics' poll). 1958 First Grammy awards held; won Best Female Vocal Performance for "The Irving Berlin Songbook" (album) and Best Individual Jazz Performance for T"he Duke Ellington Songbook" (album). 1959 Grammy awards, Best Female Vocal Performance for "But Not For Me" and Best Individual Jazz Performance for "Ella Swings Lightly".
|1||–Ella Fitzgerald||A-Tisket, A-Tasket|
|2||–Ella Fitzgerald With Louis Armstrong||Dream A Little Dream Of Me|
|3||–Ella Fitzgerald||But Not For Me|
|5||–Ella Fitzgerald||I'm Just A Lucky So-And-So|
|6||–Ella Fitzgerald||Lullaby Of Birdland|
|7||–Ella Fitzgerald||You'll Have To Swing It (Mr. Paganini), Parts One & Two|
|8||–Ella Fitzgerald||Hard Hearted Hannah|
|9||–Ella Fitzgerald||Let's Do It (Let's Fall In Love)|
|10||–Ella Fitzgerald||Just A-Sittin' And A-Rockin'|
|11||–Ella Fitzgerald||A Fine Romance|
|12||–Ella Fitzgerald||Blues In The Night|
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|4400698862||Ella Fitzgerald||The Best Of Ella Fitzgerald (CD, Comp)||Verve Records, Hip-O Records||4400698862||Canada||2003|