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Ella Fitzgerald - Ella Swings Brightly with Nelson - WaxTime



Ella Swings Brightly with Nelson is a 1962 studio album by the American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, accompanied by an orchestra arranged by Nelson Riddle.

This album is one of a pair that Fitzgerald and Riddle recorded and released in 1962, the other being Ella Swings Gently with Nelson. Fitzgerald and Riddle had last worked together on her 1959 album Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George and Ira Gershwin Songbook.

Fitzgerald's performance on this album won her the Grammy Award for Best Vocal Performance, Female at the 5th Annual Grammy Awards, this was Fitzgerald's seventh Grammy.

Side One: "When Your Lover Has Gone" (Einar Aaron Swan) 3:00 "Don't Be That Way" (Benny Goodman, Mitchell Parish, Edgar Sampson) 3:47 "Love Me or Leave Me" (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) 2:49 "I Hear Music" (Burton Lane, Frank Loesser) 2:19 "What Am I Here For?" (Duke Ellington, Frankie Laine) 2:43 "I'm Gonna Go Fishin'" (Ellington, Peggy Lee) 3:00 Side Two: "I Won't Dance" (Dorothy Fields, Oscar Hammerstein II, Otto Harbach, Jerome Kern, Jimmy McHugh) 3:30 "I Only Have Eyes for You" (Al Dubin, Harry Warren) 2:37 "The Gentleman is a Dope" (Hammerstein, Richard Rodgers) 3:58 "Mean to Me" (Fred E. Ahlert, Roy Turk) 2:55 "Alone Together" (Howard Dietz, Arthur Schwartz) 2:45 "Pick Yourself Up" (Fields, Kern) 2:06

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