Laura

~ Recording by Ella Fitzgerald

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.4 Laura 3:43 Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Johnny Mercer Song Book Ella Fitzgerald Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) V/V6 4067
1.10 Laura 3:45 The Songbooks Ella Fitzgerald Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) 823 445-2
2.9 Laura 3:43 For the Love of Ella Fitzgerald Ella Fitzgerald Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) 841 765
16.4 Laura 3:46 The Complete Ella Fitzgerald Song Books Ella Fitzgerald Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) 3145198322
1.3 Laura 3:46 The Best of the Song Books: The Ballads Ella Fitzgerald Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) 3145218672
1.4 Laura 3:43 Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Johnny Mercer Song Book Ella Fitzgerald Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) 3145390572
1.4 Laura 3:43 Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Johnny Mercer Song Book Ella Fitzgerald PolyGram Records, Inc. (not for release label use! US division of PolyGram) 823 247-2
1.4 Laura 3:44 The Johnny Mercer Songbook Ella Fitzgerald Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) 823 247-2

Relationships

clarinet: Buddy DeFranco (1964-10-19 – 1964-10-21)
vibraphone: Frank Flynn (1964-10-19 – 1964-10-21)
alto saxophone: Willie Smith (US jazz alto saxophonist) (1964-10-19 – 1964-10-21)
tenor saxophone: Plas Johnson (1964-10-19 – 1964-10-21)
arranger: Nelson Riddle
conductor: Nelson Riddle (1964-10-19 – 1964-10-21)
engineer: Val Valentin
instruments: Paul Smith (Paul Thatcher Smith, jazz pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader) (1964-10-19 – 1964-10-21)
lead vocals: Ella Fitzgerald (1964-10-19 – 1964-10-21)
performer: Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra (1964)
producer: Norman Granz
recording of: Laura (1945 song) (cover) (1964)

Laura (1945 song)

composer: David Raksin (1944)
lyricist: Johnny Mercer (1945)
publisher: EMI United Partnership Ltd.
later translated versions: Laura
Souvenir de Laura (French version of "Laura")
version of: Laura (original 1944 film theme)