Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
Official
1.2 It Ain’t Necessarily So 10:23 Nigeria Grant Green Blue Note LT-1032
1.2 It Ain't Necessarily So 10:23 Nigeria Grant Green Blue Note GXK 8180
2.7 It Ain't Necessarily So 10:23 The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Grant Green With Sonny Clark Grant Green Mosaic Records (US jazz reissues) MD4-133
3.1 It Ain't Necessarily So 10:20 The Complete Blue Note Recordings Of Grant Green With Sonny Clark Grant Green Mosaic Records (US jazz reissues) MR5-133
1.2 It Ain’t Necessarily So 10:23 The Complete Quartets With Sonny Clark Grant Green Blue Note CDP 7243 8 57194 2 4
3.4 It Ain't Necessarily So 10:22 Retrospective 1961-1966 Grant Green Blue Note 7243 5 40851 2 3A, 7243 5 40851 2 3B
1.2 It Ain’t Necessarily So 10:22 Nigeria Grant Green Blue Note TOCJ-50284

Relationships

drums: Art Blakey (1962-01-13)
guitar: Grant Green (Jazz guitarist) (1962-01-13)
bass: Sam Jones (jazz bassist) (1962-01-13)
piano: Sonny Clark (1962-01-13)
engineer: Rudy van Gelder (1962-01-13)
producer: Alfred Lion
recorded at: Van Gelder Studio (Englewood Cliffs, July 20, 1959 -) in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, United States (1962-01-13)
recording of: It Ain’t Necessarily So (jazz standard originally from Porgy and Bess; catch-all for unspecified pop and jazz arrangements) (1962-01-13)

It Ain’t Necessarily So (jazz standard originally from Porgy and Bess; catch-all for unspecified pop and jazz arrangements)

composer: George Gershwin (composer)
lyricist: Ira Gershwin
DuBose Heyward
publisher: Warner/Chappell North America Limited
was commissioned by: Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935)
is based on: Porgy and Bess: Act II, Scene II. “It ain’t necessarily so”
later translated versions: I waas ned obs wiaklich so woa
later versions: It Ain't Necessarily So (from 'Porgy and Bess') (arrangement for 48 violas)
referred to in medleys: Porgy and Bess Suite