Summertime

~ Recording by Ella Fitzgerald

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.9 Summertime 5:01 The Essential Ella Fitzgerald: The Great Songs Ella Fitzgerald Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) 517170
2.1 Summertime 4:57 First Lady of Song Ella Fitzgerald Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) 314 517 898-2
1.9 Summertime 4:59 Jazz Lady Ella Fitzgerald Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) 521 733-2
2.1 Summertime 4:58 First Lady of Song Ella Fitzgerald Jazz Heritage 534051Y
2.10 Summertime 4:53 Nighthawk Various Artists Starpool (German compilations) 525522-2
1.3 Summertime 4:58 Top of the Spot 1997 Various Artists PolyGram Italia s.r.l. (not for release label use!) 533 347-2
1.14 Summertime 5:00 Pure Ella: The Very Best of Ella Fitzgerald Ella Fitzgerald Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) 3145392062
1.16 Summertime 4:55 Lady Sings the Blues Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 724358028423
2.1 Summertime 4:57 Les Voix du jazz Various Artists EMI (EMI Records, since 1972) 00946389974 2 9
(unknown)
1.2 Summertime 4:59 Grand Collection Ella Fitzgerald

Relationships

vocals: Louis Armstrong
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