Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Where's My Bess
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A2 My Man's Gone Now
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A3 Summertime
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A4 It Ain't Necessarily So
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B1 I Got Plenty of Nuttin'
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B2 There's a Boat That's Leavin' for New York
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B3 Bess, You Is My Woman
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B4 A Woman Is a Sometime Thing
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Credits

12" Vinyl 1

drums:
Louie Bellson (tracks A1–B4)
organ:
Gerald Wiggins (tracks A1–B4)
guitar:
Jim Hall (US jazz guitarist, composer & arranger) (tracks A1–B4)
bass:
Red Callender (tracks A1–B4)
bass clarinet:
Buddy Collette (tracks A1–B4)
accordion:
Pete Jolly (tracks A1–B4)
composer:
George Gershwin (composer) (tracks A1–B4)
lyricist:
Ira Gershwin (tracks A1–B4)
DuBose Heyward (tracks A1–B4)
publisher:
Chappell & Co. (track A3)
Chappell Music Ltd. (track A3)
Warner/Chappell (track A3)
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (track B1)
Ira Gershwin Music (1935) (track A3)
WB Music Corp. (ASCAP) (1935) (track A3)
was commissioned by:
Gershwin Publishing Corp (1935) (track A4)
arrangements:
Porgy and Bess: A Woman Is a Sometime Thing (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track B4)
Porgy and Bess: Tempo di Blues (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz) (track B2)
Summertime (catch-all for arrangements) (track A3)
cover recording of:
Bess, You Is My Woman Now (Porgy and Bess) (track B3)
I Got Plenty o’ Nuttin’ (Porgy and Bess) (track B1)
It Ain’t Necessarily So (jazz standard originally from Porgy and Bess; catch-all for unspecified pop and jazz arrangements) (track A4)
My Man’s Gone Now (aria from Porgy and Bess, use this for non-opera or instrumental recordings) (track A2)
Summertime (American songbook standard from 1935 opera Porgy and Bess) (track A3)
is based on:
is the basis for:
Doin’ Time (track A3)
Summertime (Rick Wakeman arrangement) (track A3)
The Bones of You (track A3)
later translated parody versions:
Tschibuti (track A3)
later translated versions:
C'est l'été (track A3)
Sommartid (track A3)
Summa is (track A3)
later versions:
It Ain't Necessarily So (from 'Porgy and Bess') (arrangement for 48 violas) (track A4)
part of:
Porgy and Bess (track B1)
Porgy and Bess: Act I (tracks A2, B4)
Porgy and Bess: Act III (tracks A1, B2)
referred to in medleys:
Porgy and Bess Suite (tracks A1, A3–B1, B3)