Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.12 Why Was I Born? 3:43 Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Jerome Kern Songbook Ella Fitzgerald Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) V/V6 4060
1.12 Why Was I Born? 3:43 Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Jerome Kern Songbook Ella Fitzgerald Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) V/V6 8670
1.12 Why Was I Born? 3:43 Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Jerome Kern Songbook Ella Fitzgerald Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) 825 669-2
15.12 Why Was I Born? 3:45 The Complete Ella Fitzgerald Song Books Ella Fitzgerald Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) 3145198322
1.12 Why Was I Born? 3:43 Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Jerome Kern Songbook Ella Fitzgerald Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) B0003933-02

Relationships

arranger: Nelson Riddle
conductor: Nelson Riddle (1963)
engineer: Val Valentin
lead vocals: Ella Fitzgerald (1963)
performer: Nelson Riddle and His Orchestra (1963)
producer: Norman Granz
recording of: Why Was I Born? (cover) (1963)

Why Was I Born?

composer: Jerome Kern (1929)
lyricist: Oscar Hammerstein II (1929)