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Ella: The Legendary Decca Recordings


Download links and information about Ella: The Legendary Decca Recordings by Ella Fitzgerald. This album was released in 1995 and it belongs to Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop, Bop genres. It contains 80 tracks with total duration of 04:03:13 minutes.

Artist: Ella Fitzgerald
Release date: 1995
Genre: Jazz, Vocal Jazz, Pop, Bop
Tracks: 80
Duration: 04:03:13
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No. Title Length
1. A-Tisket, A-Tasket (featuring Chick Webb, Chick Webb And His Orchestra) 2:39
2. Undecided (featuring Chick Webb, Chick Webb And His Orchestra) 3:20
3. Stairway To the Stars 3:18
4. Five O'Clock Whistle 3:10
5. Cow Cow Boogie (feat. The Ink Spots) 2:55
6. Flying Home (featuring Vic Schoen And His Orchestra, Vic Schoen) 2:29
7. Stone Cold Dead In the Market (featuring Louis Jordan) 2:40
8. You Won't Be Satisfied (Until You Break My Heart) 2:54
9. I'm Just a Lucky So-and-So (featuring His Trio, Billy Kyle) 2:57
10. I Didn't Mean a Word I Said 3:19
11. Oh Lady Be Good (featuring Bob Haggart, Bob Haggart And His Orchestra) 3:08
12. How High the Moon 3:16
13. My Happiness (featuring The Song Spinners) 3:19
14. In the Evening (When the Sun Goes Down) (featuring Sy Oliver, Sy Oliver And His Orchestra) 2:38
15. Smooth Sailing 3:06
16. Air Mail Special 3:03
17. You'll Have To Swing It (Mr. Paganini) 5:12
18. Blue Lou (featuring Sy Oliver, Sy Oliver And His Orchestra) 2:48
19. Lullaby of Birdland (featuring Sy Oliver, Sy Oliver And His Orchestra) 2:52
20. Hard Hearted Hannah 2:59
21. The Frim Fram Sauce (featuring Bob Haggart, Louis Armstrong) 3:14
22. Dream a Little Dream of Me 3:07
23. Can Anyone Explain? (featuring Sy Oliver, Louis Armstrong) 3:12
24. Would You Like To Take a Walk? (featuring Dave Barbour, Louis Armstrong) 3:18
25. Who Walks In When I Walk Out? (featuring Dave Barbour, Louis Armstrong) 2:19
26. Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall (featuring The Ink Spots) 3:10
27. I'm Making Believe (featuring The Ink Spots) 3:12
28. I'm Beginning To See the Light (featuring The Ink Spots) 2:45
29. I Still Feel the Same About You (featuring The Ink Spots) 3:18
30. Petootie Pie (featuring Louis Jordan, His Tympany Five) 2:38
31. Baby It's Cold Outside (featuring Louis Jordan) 2:43
32. Don't Cry, Cry Baby (featuring Louis Jordan, His Tympany Five) 2:59
33. Ain't Nobody's Business But My Own (featuring Louis Jordan, His Tympany Five) 3:15
34. I'll Never Be Free (featuring Louis Jordan) 3:12
35. It's Only a Paper Moon (featuring The Delta Rhythm Boys) 2:36
36. Cry You Out of My Heart (featuring The Delta Rhythm Boys) 2:47
37. (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons (featuring The Delta Rhythm Boys) 3:10
38. It's a Pity To Say Goodnight (featuring The Delta Rhythm Boys) 2:40
39. Fairy Tales (featuring Mills Brothers, The) 2:54
40. I Gotta Have My Baby Back (featuring Mills Brothers, The) 3:21
41. Someone To Watch Over Me 3:16
42. My One and Only (featuring Ellis Larkins) 3:16
43. But Not For Me (featuring Ellis Larkins) 3:15
44. Looking For a Boy (featuring Ellis Larkins) 3:09
45. I've Got a Crush On You 3:16
46. How Long Has This Been Going On? 3:17
47. Maybe (featuring Ellis Larkins) 3:27
48. Soon (featuring Ellis Larkins) 2:47
49. I'm Glad There Is You (feat. Ellis Larkins) 3:09
50. What Is There To Say? (feat. Ellis Larkins) 3:22
51. People Will Say We're In Love (feat. Ellis Larkins) 3:11
52. Please Be Kind (feat. Ellis Larkins) 3:35
53. Until the Real Thing Comes Along (feat. Ellis Larkins) 2:57
54. Makin' Whoopee (feat. Ellis Larkins) 3:06
55. Imagination (feat. Ellis Larkins) 2:37
56. Stardust (feat. Ellis Larkins) 4:01
57. My Heart Belongs To Daddy (feat. Ellis Larkins) 2:39
58. You Leave Me Breathless (feat. Ellis Larkins) 3:05
59. Baby, What Else Can I Do? (feat. Ellis Larkins) 3:49
60. Nice Work If You Can Get It (feat. Ellis Larkins) 2:37
61. Basin Street Blues (featuring Sy Oliver, Sy Oliver And His Orchestra) 3:09
62. I've Got the World On a String (featuring Sy Oliver, Sy Oliver And His Orchestra) 3:20
63. Goody, Goody (featuring Sy Oliver, Sy Oliver And His Orchestra) 2:26
64. Angel Eyes 2:56
65. Happy Talk (featuring Gordon Jenkins, Gordon Jenkins And His Orchestra) 2:29
66. I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair (featuring Gordon Jenkins, Gordon Jenkins And His Orchestra) 2:57
67. Black Coffee (featuring Gordon Jenkins, Gordon Jenkins And His Orchestra) 3:06
68. I Wished On the Moon 3:11
69. A Sunday Kind of Love 3:15
70. That's My Desire 3:02
71. Thanks For the Memory 2:29
72. It Might As Well Be Spring 2:42
73. You'll Never Know 3:10
74. I Can't Get Started 3:07
75. That Old Black Magic 2:33
76. Old Devil Moon 2:59
77. Lover, Come Back To Me 2:01
78. Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea 2:19
79. The Tender Trap 3:02
80. My One and Only Love 3:17



The four-CD retrospective The Legendary Decca Recordings represented both an attempt to present the essence of Ella Fitzgerald's two-decade tenure at Decca Records and to defend that period against the conventional wisdom that not until she moved to Verve Records in the mid-'50s was her talent given full rein. Divided into four sections, the collection began with "The Very Best of Ella," not exactly a greatest-hits set, though it started with her first big hit, "A-Tisket, A-Tasket," and included such chart successes as "Undecided," "Cow-Cow Boogie," and "Stone Cold Dead in the Market." Also included were such classics of scat singing as "Oh, Lady Be Good" and "How High the Moon" and the signature song "You'll Have to Swing It (Mr. Paganinni)." Thus, with only one disc, producers Orrin Keepnews and Joel Dorn accomplished their goals of including Fitzgerald's most memorable work for Decca and demonstrating that this work was as good as any she ever did. The second disc, "Ella & Friends," featured duets with Louis Armstrong, the Ink Spots, Louis Jordan, and the Mills Brothers, among others. With the third disc, "Ella Sings Gershwin & Others," the producers went on to show how her Decca recordings anticipated the ones on Verve. Of course, the popular Verve songbooks featured not only song standards but also name arrangers, and the fourth disc "Ella & the Arrangers" demonstrated that, again, Decca had gotten there first, pairing her with many gifted arrangers. Ella Fitzgerald recorded a great deal of material for Decca over the years, and some of it certainly justifies the criticisms made of the catalog in general. But The Legendary Decca Recordings presented it in the best possible light and included the most impressive sides from the period.