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 Post subject: Happy birthday, Ella!
PostPosted: Wed Apr 25, 2018 2:51 pm 
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Ella Fitzgerald would have turned 101 today.

(I wonder whether thread titles are unicode-safe?)

Edit: No, they're not. What about message bodies, though?
Edit: Nope, no love for emoji. Ah well. Imagine a birthday cake emoji here.


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PostPosted: Wed May 02, 2018 1:15 am 
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My set from Wednesday April 25th, 101 years after Ella's birth: all Ella, all the time.

title—bpm—Ella, of course—year—album
Jersey Bounce 133 Ella Fitzgerald 1961 Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!
720 in the Books 140 Ella Fitzgerald 1958 Ella Swings Lightly
Teardrops from My Eyes 140 Ella Fitzgerald 1958 Ella Swings Lightly
Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home? 130 Ella Fitzgerald 1962 Jukebox Ella (The Complete Verve Singles, Volume 1)
Straighten Up and Fly Right 150 Ella Fitzgerald 1961 Live in Paris 1957-1962: La Collection des Grands Concerts Parisiens
The E and D Blues (E for Ella, D for Duke) 168 Ella Fitzgerald 1957 The Duke Ellington Song Book
Why Don't You Do Right 122 Ella Fitzgerald 1956 Ella at Zardi's
Smooth Sailin' 132 Ella Fitzgerald and her Quartet 1953 J.A.T.P. in Tokyo 1953
Duke's Place (a.k.a. "C-Jam Blues") 156 Ella Fitzgerald & Duke Ellington 1965 Ella at Duke's Place
I Love Being Here with You 132 Ella Fitzgerald 1964 Ella at Juan-les-Pins
Goody Goody 138 Ella Fitzgerald 1952 1952
A-Tisket, A-Tasket 163 Ella Fitzgerald 1938 The Original Decca Recordings -- The Early Years -- Part 1
Music Goes 'round and Around 178 Ella Fitzgerald 1961 Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!
Drop Me Off in Harlem 116 Ella Fitzgerald 1957 The Duke Ellington Song Book
Lullaby of Birdland 129 Ella Fitzgerald 1966 The Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington Côte d'Azur Concerts on Verve
Sweet Georgia Brown 160 Ella Fitzgerald 1966 The Ella Fitzgerald and Duke Ellington Côte d'Azur Concerts on Verve
Mack the Knife 142 Ella Fitzgerald 1960 Mack the Knife: The Complete Ella in Berlin (live)
Sing Me a Swing Song (and Let Me Dance) 162 Chick Webb and His Orchestra 1936 The Complete Chick Webb & Ella Fitzgerald Decca Sessions (1934-1941)
The Dipsy Doodle 190 Ella Fitzgerald 1937 The Original Decca Recordings -- The Early Years -- Part 1
Lindyhopper's Delight 195 Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra 1939 Strictly Jive
Let's Call the Whole Thing Off 125 Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong 1957 Ella and Louis Again
Hallelujah I Love Him So 141 Ella Fitzgerald 1962 Twelve Nights in Hollywood
Cheek to Cheek 151 Ella Fitzgerald 1961 Ella Returns to Berlin
Vote for Mr. Rhythm 172 Chick Webb and His Orchestra 1936 The Complete Chick Webb & Ella Fitzgerald Decca Sessions (1934-1941)
A Little Bit Later On 157 Chick Webb and His Orchestra 1936 The Complete Chick Webb & Ella Fitzgerald Decca Sessions (1934-1941)
Bei Mir Bist Du Schön (Means That You're Grand) 171 Ella Fitzgerald 1937 The Original Decca Recordings -- The Early Years -- Part 1
All of Me 128 Ella Fitzgerald 1983 The Concert Years
Solid As a Rock 151 Ella Fitzgerald 1950 1950
Darktown Strutters' Ball 183 Ella Fitzgerald 1936 The Original Decca Recordings -- The Early Years -- Part 1
Too Darn Hot 162 Ella Fitzgerald 1956 The Cole Porter Song Book
Ella's Contribution to the Blues 106 Ella Fitzgerald 1952 1952
On the Sunny Side of the Street 127 Ella Fitzgerald & The Duke Ellington Orchestra 1967 The Concert Years
I Can't Give You Anything but Love (end at 4:05) 116 Ella Fitzgerald 1957 At Newport
Shiny Stockings 130 Ella Fitzgerald 1964 Ella at Juan-les-Pins
Every Day I Have the Blues 108 Count Basie 1956 Complete Clef/Verve Count Basie Fifties Studio Recordings
Hard Hearted Hannah 123 Ella Fitzgerald 1962 Twelve Nights in Hollywood
Did You Mean It? 153 Benny Goodman and His Orchestra with Ella Fitzgerald 1936 The Birth of Swing (1935-1936)
What Is This Thing Called Love 170 Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra 1939 Live at the Savoy - 1939-40
St. Louis Blues (voice over & fade-out) 184 Ella Fitzgerald and Her Famous Orchestra 1939 Ella Fitzgerald in the Groove


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