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composer: George Gershwin (composer)
lyricist: Ira Gershwin
DuBose Heyward
later translated versions: Песня Порги
part of: Porgy and Bess: Act III
referred to in medleys: Porgy and Bess Suite

Recordings

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
performance
1935-10-23 Porgy and Bess: Act III. Oh, Bess, Oh Where’s My Bess? Lawrence Tibbett, Alexander Smallens 3:09
1940-05-15 Porgy and Bess: Porgy’s Lament and Finale Todd Duncan, Eva Jessye Choir, Decca Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Smallens ?:??
1940-05-15 Porgy's Lament & Finale Todd Duncan, Company 3:25
1946-01-16 Bess Oh, Where Is My Bess? Frank Sinatra with Axel Stordahl and His Orchestra 3:09
1946-02-24 Oh Bess, Where's My Bess? Frank Sinatra with Axel Stordahl & His Orchestra 2:58
1956-10-18 Bess, Oh Where’s My Bess instrumental John T. Williams Octet 2:22
1957-08-18 – 1957-10-14 Porgy & Bess: Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess? Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong 2:37
1959-01-13 – 1959-01-15 Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess? instrumental Percy Faith 2:40
1963-05-13 – 1963-05-17 Porgy and Bess: Oh Bess, Oh Where’s My Bess George Gershwin 4:14
1976-06-28 Oh Bess, o Where's My Bess cover and instrumental George Mraz in Duet With Roland Hanna 2:17
1976-06-28 Oh Bess, o Where's My Bess cover and instrumental George Mraz in Duet With Roland Hanna 2:56
1982-06 – 1982-07 Oh Bess, Oh where's my Bess cover “Sir” Roland Hanna 5:38
1989-09 Bess, Oh Where Is My Bess cover and instrumental Paul Motian 4:24
2012-03 Porgy and Bess: Bess, Oh Where's My Bess? Norm Lewis, Natasha Yvette Williams, Bryonha Marie Parham & J.D. Webster 4:07
Bess, Oh Were’s My Bess? cover and instrumental The Oscar Peterson Trio 4:55
Bess, Oh Where's My Bess? Frank Sinatra 3:00
Medley: Summertime / It Ain't Necessarily So / Bess, Oh Where's My Bess medley Frank Sinatra 5:08
Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess? The Bill Potts Big Band 4:41
Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess? instrumental The Modern Jazz Quartet 4:15
Oh Bess, Oh Where's My Bess? Carmen McRae & Sammy Davis Jr. 3:29
Oh Bess, Oh Where’s My Bess (master) (1996 remaster) cover and instrumental Miles Davis 4:31
Oh Bess, Oh Where’s My Bess (take 3) cover and instrumental Miles Davis & Gil Evans 3:57
Oh Bess, Oh Where’s My Bess (take 5) (1996 remaster) cover and instrumental Miles Davis 4:23
Oh Bess, Oh, Bess, Where Is My Bess Paolo Fresu 4:17
Oh Bess, Where Is My Bess? Frank Sinatra 2:57
Porgy and Bess, Act III, Scene 3: Oh, Bess, Oh, Where's My Bess George Gershwin 2:28
Porgy and Bess: Act III, Scene III. "Oh Bess, oh where's my Bess" George Gershwin 2:30
Porgy and Bess: Act III, Scene III. "Where's Bess?" (Porgy, Maria, Serena) George Gershwin 3:06
Where's My Bess cover Pete Jolly ?:??