The Record Collection

Ella Fitzgerald: Sings the Cole Porter Song Book (1956)

Verve MG V-4001
CD: 537 257 [1997]

Sings The Cole Porter Song Book

Track list:

CD1:
01 – All Through The Night
02 – Anything Goes
03 – Miss Otis Regrets (She’s Unable To Lunch Today)
04 – Too Darn Hot
05 – In The Still Of The Night
06 – I Get A Kick Out Of You
07 – Do I Love You?
08 – Always True To You In My Fashion
09 – Let’s Do It (Let’s Fall In Love)
10 – Just One Of Those Things
11 – Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye
12 – All Of You
13 – Begin The Beguine
14 – Get Out Of Town
15 – I Am In Love
16 – From This Moment On

CD2:
01 – I love Paris
02 – You do something to me
03 – Ridin’ high
04 – Easy to love
05 – It’s all right with me
06 – Why can’t you behave?
07 – What is this thing called love?
08 – You’re the top
09 – Love for sale
10 – It’s delovely
11 – Night and day
12 – Ace in the hole
13 – So in love
14 – I’ve got you under my skin
15 – I concentrate on you
16 – Don’t fence me in
+bonus tracks [*not on original LP]
17 – You’re the top [*alt tk – on VME CD only]
18 – I concentrate on you [*alt tk – on VME CD only]
19 – Let’s do it [*alt tk – on VME CD only]

Personnel:

Ella Fitzgerald – vocals;
Orchestra arranged and conducted by Buddy Bregman.

Recorded: Capitol Studios, Hollywood, Los Angeles; February 7-9, and March 27, 1956

Original sessions producer: Norman Granz
Original sessions engineer: Val Valentin

*****

Date: 7 February 1956
Location: Capitol Studios, Hollywood
Label: Verve Records
Ella Fitzgerald (vc), Pete Candoli, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo (tp), Milton Bernhart, Joe Howard, Lloyd Ulyate (tb), George Roberts (btb), Herb Geller, Bud Shank (as), Bob Cooper (ts, ob), Ted Nash (ts, fl), Chuck Gentry (bs), Corky Hale (hp), Unknown (vl, vla), Robert La Marchina, Edgar Lustgarted (ce), Paul Smith (p, cst), Barney Kessel (g), Joe Mondragon (b), Alvin Stoller (d), Misha Russell (cm), Buddy Bregman (cnd, arr)

a. 20061-5 Why Can’t You Behave – 05:04 (Cole Albert Porter)
b. 20062-3 I Love Paris – 04:57 (Cole Albert Porter)
c. 20063-4 Do I Love You? – 03:50 (Cole Albert Porter)
d. 20064-6 Ev’ry Time We Say Goodbye – 03:32 (Cole Albert Porter)
e. 20065-5 I Am In Love – 04:06 (Cole Albert Porter)
f. 20066-15 Ridin’ High – 03:20 (Cole Albert Porter)
g. 20067-3 It’s All Right With Me – 03:07 (Cole Albert Porter)
h. 20068-5 From This Moment On – 03:17 (Cole Albert Porter)
i. 20069-1 Just One Of Those Things – 03:30 (Cole Albert Porter)
j. 20070-5 Too Darn Hot – 03:47 (Cole Albert Porter)
k. 20071-2 Miss Otis Regrets – 03:00 (Cole Albert Porter)
l. 20072-2 Get Out Of Town – 03:22 (Cole Albert Porter)
m. 20073-2 Easy To Love – 03:24 (Cole Albert Porter)

Pete Candoli (tp) on f, g, h, i, j only. Harry “Sweets” Edison (tp) on f, g, h, i, j only. Maynard Ferguson (tp) on f, g, h, i, j only. Conrad Gozzo (tp) on f, g, h, i, j only. Milton Bernhart (tb) on f, g, h, i, j only. Joe Howard (tb) on f, g, h, i, j only. Lloyd Ulyate (tb) on f, g, h, i, j only. George Roberts (btb) on f, g, h, i, j only. Herb Geller (as) on a, f, g, h, i, j only. Bud Shank (as) on a, f, g, h, i, j only. Bob Cooper (ts) on f, g, h, i, j only. Ted Nash (ts) on f, g, h, i, j only. Chuck Gentry (bs) on f, g, h, i, j only. Ted Nash (fl) on a, b, c, d, e only. Bob Cooper (ob) on a, b, c, d, e only. Omit Corky Hale (hp) on f, g, i, k, l, m. Unknown (vl) on a, b, c, d, e only. Unknown (vla) on a, b, c, d, e only. Robert La Marchina (ce) on a, b, c, d, e only. Edgar Lustgarted (ce) on a, b, c, d, e only. Paul Smith (cst) on a, b, c, d, e only. Omit Barney Kessel (g) on k. Omit Joe Mondragon (b) on k. Omit Alvin Stoller (d) on k. Misha Russell (cm) on a, b, c, d, e only. Omit Buddy Bregman (cnd) on k, l, m. Omit Buddy Bregman (arr) on k, l, m.

*****

Date: 8 February 1956
Location: Capitol Studios, Hollywood
Label: Verve Records
Ella Fitzgerald (vc), Pete Candoli, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo (tp), Milton Bernhart, Joe Howard, Lloyd Ulyate (tb), George Roberts (btb), Herb Geller (as, cl), Bud Shank (as), Bob Cooper (ts, fl, ob), Ted Nash (ts, fl), Chuck Gentry (bs), Corky Hale (hp), Unknown (str), Robert La Marchina, Edgar Lustgarted (ce), Paul Smith (p), Barney Kessel (g), Joe Mondragon (b), Alvin Stoller (d), Misha Russell (cm), Buddy Bregman (cnd, arr)

b. 20075-2 So In Love – 03:50 (Cole Albert Porter)
c. 20076-4 You Do Something To Me – 02:21 (Cole Albert Porter)
d. 20077-3 In The Still Of The Night – 02:38 (Cole Albert Porter)
e. 20078-7 Begin The Beguine – 03:37 (Cole Albert Porter)
f. 20079-7 All Through The Night – 03:15 (Cole Albert Porter)
g. 20080-4 I’m Always True To You In My Fashion – 02:48 (Cole Albert Porter)
h. 20081-8 It’s De-lovely – 02:42 (Cole Albert Porter)
i. 20082-2 Ace In The Hole – 01:58 (Cole Albert Porter)
j. 20083-8 Love For Sale – 05:52 (Cole Albert Porter)
k. 20084-10 Anything Goes – 03:21 (Cole Albert Porter)
l. 20085-4 I Concentrate On You – 03:11 (Cole Albert Porter)
m. 20086-3 Let’s Do it – 03:32 (Cole Albert Porter)

Omit Pete Candoli (tp) on j, Omit Harry “Sweets” Edison (tp) on j. Omit Maynard Ferguson (tp) on j. Omit Conrad Gozzo (tp) on j. Omit Milton Bernhart (tb) on j. Omit Joe Howard (tb) on j. Omit Lloyd Ulyate (tb) on j. Omit George Roberts (btb) on a, j. Omit Herb Geller (as) on j. Omit Bud Shank (as) on j. Omit Bob Cooper (ts) on j. Omit Ted Nash (ts) on j. Omit Chuck Gentry (bs) on j. Omit Bob Cooper (fl) on j. Omit Ted Nash (fl) on j. Omit Herb Geller (cl) on j. Omit Bob Cooper (ob) on j. Omit Corky Hale (hp) on j. Omit Unknown (str) on j. Omit Robert La Marchina (ce) on j. Omit Edgar Lustgarted (ce) on j. Omit Misha Russell (cm) on j. Omit Buddy Bregman (cnd) on j. Omit Buddy Bregman (arr) on j.

*****

Date: 9 February 1956
Location: Capitol Studios, Hollywood
Label: Verve Records
Ella Fitzgerald (vc), Pete Candoli, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo (tp), Milton Bernhart, Joe Howard, Lloyd Ulyate (tb), George Roberts (btb), Herb Geller (as, cl), Bud Shank (as), Bob Cooper (ts, fl, ob), Ted Nash (ts, fl), Chuck Gentry (bs), Corky Hale (hp), Unknown (str), Robert La Marchina, Edgar Lustgarted (ce), Paul Smith (p), Barney Kessel (g), Joe Mondragon (b), Alvin Stoller (d), Misha Russell (cm), Buddy Bregman (cnd, arr)

a. 20089-1 I Get A Kick Out Of You – 04:00 (Cole Albert Porter)
b. 20090-1 You’re The Top – 03:33 (Cole Albert Porter)
c. 20091-2 I’ve Got You Under My Skin – 02:42 (Cole Albert Porter)
d. 20092-2 What Is This Thing Called Love – 02:02 (Cole Albert Porter)
e. 20093-5 All Of You – 01:43 (Cole Albert Porter)
f. 20094-2 Don’t Fence Me In – 03:19 (Cole Albert Porter)

*****

Date: 27 March 1956
Location: Capitol Studios, Hollywood
Label: Verve Records
Ella Fitzgerald (vc), Pete Candoli, Harry “Sweets” Edison, Maynard Ferguson, Conrad Gozzo (tp), Milton Bernhart, Joe Howard, Lloyd Ulyate (tb), George Roberts (btb), Herb Geller (as, cl), Bud Shank (as, fl), Bob Cooper (ts, cl), Ted Nash (ts, fl, cl), Chuck Gentry (bs, bcl), Corky Hale (hp), Unknown (vl, vla), Robert La Marchina, Edgar Lustgarted (ce), Paul Smith (p), Barney Kessel (g), Joe Mondragon (b), Alvin Stoller (d), Misha Russell (cm), Buddy Bregman (cnd, arr)

a. 21121-10 Night And Day – 03:04 (Cole Albert Porter)
c. 20123-3 You’re The Top – 02:08 (Cole Albert Porter)
d. 20124-8 I Concentrate On You – 03:00 (Cole Albert Porter)
h. 20126-? Let’s Do it – 02:20 (Cole Albert Porter)

Omit Pete Candoli (tp) on c, d, h. Omit Harry “Sweets” Edison (tp) on c, d, h. Omit Maynard Ferguson (tp) on c, d, h. Omit Conrad Gozzo (tp) on c, d, h. Omit Milton Bernhart (tb) on c, d, h. Omit Joe Howard (tb) on c, d, h. Omit Lloyd Ulyate (tb) on c, d, h. Omit George Roberts (btb) on c, d, h. Omit Herb Geller (as) on c, d, h. Omit Bud Shank (as) on c, d, h. Omit Bob Cooper (ts) on c, d, h. Omit Ted Nash (ts) on c, d, h. Omit Chuck Gentry (bs) on c, d, h. Omit Ted Nash (fl) on c, d, h. Omit Bud Shank (fl) on c, d, h. Omit Bob Cooper (cl) on c, d, h. Omit Herb Geller (cl) on c, d, h. Omit Ted Nash (cl) on c, d, h. Omit Chuck Gentry (bcl) on c, d, h. Omit Corky Hale (hp) on c, d, h. Omit Unknown (vl) on c, d, h. Omit Unknown (vla) on c, d, h. Omit Robert La Marchina (ce) on c, d, h. Omit Edgar Lustgarted (ce) on c, d, h. Omit Misha Russell (cm) on c, d, h.

*****

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