Music Monday celebrates Ella Fitzgerald

Born April 25, 1917, Ella Fitzgerald, often referred to as the First Lady of Song would’ve turned 100 this year.

To this day, there is no other singer I’ve heard with a voice as pristine as hers.

In this version of Bobby Darin’s classic, she forgets the lyrics and improvises the entire verse. And she scats like no one’s business!

If this song does not put a swing in your step, nothing will.

Smile and have a great week. 😀

~ eden



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16 responses to “Music Monday celebrates Ella Fitzgerald

  1. Being a Jazz lover, this woman’s voice is matchless!! Some of my favorites by her are “Autumn in New York,” “Azure,” and “How About Me.”

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  2. Thank you Eden! My soul NEEDED this today! You are such a dear. Thank you for making my Mondays musical. Cheers, Ardee-ann

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  3. She is fantastic! Such depth. Such a limber voice.

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  4. Excellent choice, Ms Baylee

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  5. Oh that was nice. I love how she “ad libbed” all those lines in.

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  6. I LOVE Ella Fitzgerald! At least once a week I listen to Ella or Billie radio—these gals always set me straight. They don’t sing like they used to…the ladies of jazz were onto something. 😉

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