~ Recording by Billie Holiday

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
7.1 Summertime 2:55 Giants of Jazz Various Artists Cloud 9 Music (only for releases with the logo “Cloud 9” (ant not “Dance”) on it) 2003771, 2003772, 2003773, 2003774, 2003775, 2003776, 2003777, 2003778, 2003779, 2003780, 2003781, 2003782, 2003783, 2003784, 2003785, 2003786, 2003787, 2003788, 2003789, 2003790


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

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 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
Summa is
referred to in medleys: Porgy and Bess Suite