Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
1.17 Summertime 4:58 Six Classic Albums, Volume 2 Ella Fitzgerald Real Gone Jazz RGJCD413
1.2 Summertime 5:04 Porgy & Bess Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong


drums: Alvin Stoller (1957)
piano: Paul Smith (Paul Thatcher Smith, jazz pianist, composer, arranger and bandleader) (1957)
vocals: Louis Armstrong (1957)
Ella Fitzgerald (1957)
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 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
Summa is
referred to in medleys: Porgy and Bess Suite