Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
3.19 Medley: Summertime / It Ain't Necessarily So / Bess, Oh Where's My Bess 5:08 The Radio Years 1939-1955 Frank Sinatra
3.19 Summertime/ It Ain't Necessarily So/ Bess, Oh Where's My Bess ?:?? The Radio Years 1939-1955 Frank Sinatra Magnum Music Group MTBS 001

Relationships

recording of: It Ain’t Necessarily So (jazz standard originally from Porgy and Bess; catch-all for unspecified pop and jazz arrangements) (medley)
Porgy and Bess: Act III, Scene III. “Oh Bess, oh where’s my Bess” (medley)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (medley)

It Ain’t Necessarily So (jazz standard originally from Porgy and Bess; catch-all for unspecified pop and jazz arrangements)

composer: George Gershwin (composer)
lyricist: Ira Gershwin
DuBose Heyward
publisher: Warner/Chappell North America Limited
was commissioned by: Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935)
is based on: Porgy and Bess: Act II, Scene II. “It ain’t necessarily so”
later translated versions: I waas ned obs wiaklich so woa
later versions: It Ain't Necessarily So (from 'Porgy and Bess') (arrangement for 48 violas)
referred to in medleys: Porgy and Bess Suite

Porgy and Bess: Act III, Scene III. “Oh Bess, oh where’s my Bess”

composer: George Gershwin (composer)
lyricist: Ira Gershwin
DuBose Heyward
later translated versions: Песня Порги
part of: Porgy and Bess: Act III
referred to in medleys: Porgy and Bess Suite

Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess)

composer: George Gershwin (composer)
lyricist: Ira Gershwin
DuBose Heyward
publisher: Chappell & Co.
Chappell & Co., Inc.
Chappell Music Ltd.
Dubose and Dorothy Heyward Memorial Fund Publishing
George Gershwin Music
Warner/Chappell
Warner/Chappell Music Holland BV
Warner/Chappell North America Limited
Ira Gershwin Music (1935)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935)
arrangements: 12 Songs: Summertime
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements)
is based on: Porgy and Bess: Act I, Scene I. “Summertime” (Clara)
is the basis for: And the Living Is Easy
Doin’ Time
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement)
The Bones of You
later translated parody versions: Tschibuti
later translated versions: C'est l'été
Sommartid
Summa is
referred to in medleys: Porgy and Bess Suite