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composer: George Gershwin (composer) (1934 – 1935)
lyricist: Ira Gershwin
DuBose Heyward
arrangements: It Ain't Necessarily So (for piano and violin, arr. Heifetz)
is the basis for: It Ain’t Necessarily So (jazz standard originally from Porgy and Bess; catch-all for unspecified pop and jazz arrangements)
part of: Porgy and Bess: Act II

Recordings

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
performance
1935-10-23 Porgy and Bess: Act II. It Ain’t Necessarily So Lawrence Tibbett, Alexander Smallens 3:03
1940-05-15 Porgy and Bess: It Ain’t Necessarily So Todd Duncan, Eva Jessye Choir, Decca Symphony Orchestra, Alexander Smallens ?:??
1963-05-13 – 1963-05-17 Porgy and Bess: It Ain’t Necessarily So George Gershwin 2:57
1987-03-02 – 1987-03-06 Porgy and Bess (Suite): It Ain’t Necessarily So instrumental The Canadian Brass 4:56
2007-07-02 – 2007-07-16 Porgy and Bess Suite: It Ain’t Necessarily So Black Dyke Band 1:55
2012-03 Porgy and Bess: It Ain't Necessarily So David Alan Grier, Bryonha Marie Parham & Company 3:14
"Porgy and Bess": It Ain't Necessarily So Mario‐Ratko Delorko 4:03
It Ain't Necessarily So The Bill Potts Big Band 3:16
It Ain't Necessarily So instrumental London Promenade Orchestra 2:46
It Ain't Necessarily So / Plenty of Nothing / There's a Boat / Porgy I's Your Woman Now partial Marti Webb & Mark Rattray 2:38
It Ain’t Necessarily So cover and instrumental The Oscar Peterson Trio 4:01
Porgy and Bess, Act II Scene 2: It ain't necessarily so instrumental Center City Brass Quintet 2:33
Porgy and Bess, Act II, Scene 2: It Ain't Necessarily So George Gershwin 3:10
Porgy and Bess, opera: I ain't got no shame / It ain't necessarily so George Gershwin 5:50
Porgy and Bess: "It Ain't Necessarily So" (Sporting Life, Chorus) Avon Long, Chorus 3:00
Porgy and Bess: Act II, Scene II. "It ain't necessarily so" - "Shame on all you sinners" - "Bess!...Crown!..." George Gershwin 9:33
Porgy and Bess: Act II, Scene II. "It ain't necessarily so" - "Shame on all you sinners" (Sporting Life, Chorus, Serena, Maria) George Gershwin 5:59
Porgy and Bess: It Ain't Necessarily So partial George Gershwin 2:26
Porgy and Bess: It Ain’t Necessarily So Mario‐Ratko Delorko 4:12