Summertime

~ Recording by Helen Merrill

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.2 Summertime 3:28 'S Wonderful: The Gershwin Songbook Various Artists Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) 3145139282
1.2 Summertime 3:28 'S Wonderful: The Gershwin Songbook Various Artists Verve (aka “Verve Records”, US jazz) 3145139282
1.6 Summertime 3:28 The Nearness of You Helen Merrill Verve Music Group (now known as Verve Label Group; not for release label use!) UCCU-9254
1.6 Summertime 3:29 The Nearness of You + You've Got A Date With The Blues Helen Merrill Phoenix Records (jazz reissue label) 131507
3.6 Summertime 3:26 Seven Classic Albums Helen Merrill Real Gone Jazz RGJCD460

Relationships

guitar: Peter Rundquist (composer / sound designer / guitarist / engineer / producer)
bass: John Friga
piano: Dick Marx
vocals: Helen Merrill
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