Here's your amazing memory for today. Yes, Ella with the great
Ed Sullivan plus Bill "Bojangles" Robinson. It's 1948, and I bet they were rehearsing Ella's first big hit: A TISKET, A TASKET. [ Apple.com Link ]
Here at Ella’s Foundation, today is STEPHEN SONDHEIM DAY!
Happy Birthday to one of the greatest songwriters on the planet. (March 22, 1930). Do any of our FB friends know if Ella ever recorded any of Mr. Sondheim’s songs? [ Amazon.com Link ]
I’m Just a Lucky So-and-So…. Hey, we're ALL are lucky to have Ella’s music in our lives. This song was composed by Duke Ellington with lyrics by Mack David. Don’t you love Ella’s rendition? [ Apple.com Link ]
Happy Birthday to songwriter JOHN KANDER! (3/18/1927). Boy, did he and Fred Ebb write some great songs and shows. Let’s enjoy Ella singing the title song from Kander & Ebb’s award-winning CABARET. [ Amazon.com Link ]
We love the NEW YORK POPS who will be celebrating ELLA AT 100! with school kids throughout the New York area. Plus, they perform at Carnegie Hall...you know, where Ella used to sing. Learn more at and here's a little something to listen to while you read...... [ Apple.com Link ]
In celebration of Ella Fitzgerald's 100th birthday, the limited edition 6LP vinyl box set 'Ella Fitzgerald Sings The George and Ira Gerswhin Song Books' will be released on April 21 #Ella100
Pre-order here: [ UMe.lnk.to Link ]
Music heaven: Ella & Louis singing STOMPIN' AT THE SAVOY.
Our song today because on 3/12/1926, the SAVOY BALLROOM opened on Lenox Avenue in Harlem. Ella, Chick Webb’s Orchestra, Lindy Hoppers.... [ Apple.com Link ]
Here in the ‘States, we’re getting ready for Daylight Savings Time, which brings to mind a song you may not have known that Ella recorded: SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE. (do you think that Ella ever
got to meet Eric Clapton?) [ Apple.com Link ]