Riddle arranged 59 Gershwin compositions for the album, including the two orchestral suites which open the album.
Like the other songbooks devoted to the Broadway composers, Ella gets only a single outlet for her incredible , on the epic "I Got Rhythm".
Ella's recording of "But Not for Me" won her the 1960 Grammy Award for Best Vocal Performance, Female.
Track listing For the 1998 Verve Reissue, Verve 314 539 759-2Disc One# Ambulatory Suite (Instrumental) ()#* "Promenade (Walking the Dog)" – ,#* "March of the Swiss Soldiers" – ,#* "Fidgety Feet" – # The Preludes (Instrumental) (G. " (Alternative Take) – # "But Not for Me" – (Mono Mix)# "Fascinating Rhythm" – (Mono Mix)# "They All Laughed" – (Mono Mix)# "The Man I Love" – (Mono Mix)# "Nice Work If You Can Get It" – (Mono Mix)# "Clap Yo' Hands" – (Mono Mix)# "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off" – (Mono Mix)# "I Was Doing All Right" – (Mono Mix)# "He Loves and She Loves" – (Mono Mix)# "(I've Got) Beginner's Luck" – (Mono Mix)All Tracks composed by , unless otherwise indicated.* Disc One, Two and Three original LP issue: "Ella Fitzgerald Sings the George & Ira Gershwin Songbook" Verve MGVS 6082-5* Disc One, tracks 1 and 2 original 7'-EP (Verve VS 100) issued with the above* Disc Four, tracks 1 and 2 originally issued on the 1959 Ella Fitzgerald album "Get Happy!
Gershwin)#* Prelude I – ,#* Prelude II – ,#* Prelude III – ,# ") – Alternative Takes and Remixes# "But Not for Me" – (45 rpm Take)# "Lorelei" (Alternative Take) – # "Our Love is Here to Stay" (Partial Alternative Take) – # "Oh, Lady be Good!
British singer Ella-Paige Roberts Clarke has taken to Twitter to make it clear that she and Justin Bieber are not DATING, despite reports claiming otherwise.
Rumors of a relationship between the two singers were triggered after they were spotted looking cozy at Justin Timberlake’s post-Brit Awards concert last week. Justin recently split from longtime girlfriend Selena Gomez. The Mirror claimed that Justin and Ella-Paige had been introduced in Los Angeles by mutual friends, and he sent his Rolls Royce to pick her up from her home in London and take her on a date. By Sunday, Ella-Paige was on Twitter retweeting a fan post that stated: so I just read a newspaper article about exactly what you think i’m talking about and it was so ridiculously untrue I actually reeled. Orchestra, marking the first time that Ella and Riddle had worked together.This album is without question the largest single recording project that Ella worked on, and it is surely one of the most ambitious achievements in Western popular music.