Summertime (live, 1959-09-15: The Town Hall, New York City, NY, USA)

~ Recording by Nina Simone

Appears on releases

# Title Length Release Title Release Artist Date Country Label Catalog#
1.11 Summertime 6:03 Fine and Mellow Nina Simone 7thwonders, Ornithology Rec.
1.6 Summertime 6:03 60 Essentials Remastered Nina Simone The Restoration Project
1.6 Summertime 6:02 Nina Simone at Town Hall Nina Simone Hallmark Records (Pickwick UK imprint, unrelated to the US Hallmark greeting card label) 709742


recorded at: The Town Hall (New York City) in New York, New York, United States (1959-09-15)
recording of: Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (live) (1959-09-15)

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