Summertime

~ Recording by Sam Cooke

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.6 Summertime 2:19 The Best of Sam Cooke Sam Cooke RCA Victor LSP-2625
1.6 Summertime 2:17 Wonderful World (The Best of Sam Cooke) Sam Cooke RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) CL 89903
1.6 Summertime 2:19 The Best of Sam Cooke Sam Cooke RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) 3863-2-R
1.15 Summertime 2:23 Portrait of a Legend 1951–1964 Sam Cooke ABKCO 9872418
1.15 Summertime 2:23 Portrait of a Legend 1951–1964 Sam Cooke ABKCO 92642
1.15 Summertime 2:23 Portrait of a Legend 1951–1964 Sam Cooke ABKCO
1.6 Summertime 2:21 The Best of Sam Cooke Sam Cooke Legacy (Legacy Recordings), RCA (RCA Records: simple ‘RCA’ or 'RCA' with lightning bolt in circle) 82876695502
1.15 Summertime 2:23 Portrait of a Legend 1951–1964 Sam Cooke ABKCO 9872418
1.15 Summertime 2:23 Portrait of a Legend 1951–1964 Sam Cooke ABKCO
1.6 Summertime 2:26 The Best Of Sam Cooke
(unknown)
1.6 Summertime 2:21 The Best of Sam Cooke Sam Cooke Analogue Productions LSP-2625

Relationships

conductor: René Hall
lead vocals: Sam Cooke
recording of: Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (cover)

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