Summertime

~ Recording by Billie Holiday

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
7.8 Summertime 2:55 Love Story: Over 7 Hours of Great Lovesongs Various Artists Weton-Wesgram KB0X804A, KB0X804B, KB0X804C, KB0X804D, KB0X804E, KB0X804F, KB0X804G, KB0X804H

Relationships

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
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