Annotation

"A Woman Is a Sometime Thing" is its commonly-known title as a contemporary standard. "Lissen to yo' daddy warn you" is the first line of the opera aria (and included in several recording titles).

Annotation last modified on 2014-10-15 05:41 UTC.

Relationships

composer: George Gershwin (composer)
lyricist: Ira Gershwin
DuBose Heyward
arrangements: Porgy and Bess: A Woman Is a Sometime Thing (for violin and piano, arr. Heifetz)
part of: Porgy and Bess: Act I
referred to in medleys: Porgy and Bess (Suite): A Woman Is a Sometime Thing / I Got Plenty o' Nuttin'

Recordings

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
performance
1935-10-14 Porgy and Bess: Act I. Summertime and Crap Game - A Woman Is a Sometime Thing Helen Jepson, Lawrence Tibbett, Alexander Smallens 3:23
1957-08-18 – 1957-10-14 Porgy & Bess: A Woman Is a Sometime Thing Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong 4:48
1959-01-13 – 1959-01-15 A Woman Is a Sometime Thing instrumental Percy Faith 1:47
1963-05-13 – 1963-05-17 Porgy and Bess: A Woman Is a Sometime Thing George Gershwin 1:53
1995-05 Woman Is a Sometime Thing cover Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton 1:49
2012-03 Porgy and Bess: A Woman Is a Sometime Thing Joshua Henry, David Alan Grier & Company 2:16
A Woman Is a Sometime Thing Louis Armstrong 4:47
A Woman Is a Sometime Thing Edward Matthews and Harriet Jackson 2:45
A Woman Is a Sometime Thing Carmen McRae & Sammy Davis Jr. 3:42
A Woman Is a Sometime Thing Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong 4:51
A Woman Is a Sometime Thing Pearl Bailey 2:03
A Woman Is a Sometime Thing cover Pete Jolly ?:??
A Woman Is a Sometimes Thing instrumental 101 Strings 3:27
Porgy and Bess, Act I, Scene 1: A Woman Is a Sometime Thing George Gershwin 2:11
Porgy and Bess: "A Woman Is a Sometime Thing" (Jake, Chorus) Andrew Frierson, Chorus 1:56
Porgy and Bess: Act I, Scene I. "A woman is a sometime thing (Lissen to yo' daddy warn you)" George Gershwin 2:01
Porgy and Bess: Act I, Scene I. "Give him to me" - "Lissen to yo' daddy warn you" - "A woman is a sometime thing" (Jake, Mingo, Sporting Life, Chorus, Baby, Clara, Robbins, Peter, Lily, Maria) George Gershwin 3:29