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ELLA FITZGERALD & NELSON RIDDLE <br> Ella Swings Brightly With Nelson <br> 1962 (Verve Records)

Details: Verve V-4054, mono, 1962.

Condition: Vinyl VG+, jacket VG- (there is some water damage to the lower right corner of jacket, which does not affect vinyl)

From the All Music Guide:

Nelson Riddle, whose arrangements were an asset on some of Ella Fitzgerald's Songbook projects, also made two albums with her during 1961: this one plus Ella Swings Gently with Nelson. The singer has rarely sounded better than during this period. For the Swings Brightly set (which gets a slight edge over the other one) Fitzgerald sticks mostly to familiar standards and is particularly memorable on "Don't Be That Way," "What Am I Here For," "I'm Gonna Go Fishin"' and "I Won't Dance."

The tracks are:
1. When Your Lover Has Gone (Swan) - 3:00
2. Don't Be That Way (Goodman/Parish/Sampson) - 3:47
3. Love Me or Leave Me (Donaldson/Kahn) - 2:49
4. I Hear Music (Lane/Loesser) - 2:19
5. What Am I Here For? (Ellington/Laine) - 2:43
6. I'm Gonna Go Fishin' (Ellington/Lee) - 3:00
7. I Won't Dance (Fields/Hammerstein/Harbach/Kern/McHugh) - 3:30
8. I Only Have Eyes for You (Dubin/Warren) - 2:37
9. The Gentleman Is a Dope (Hammerstein/Rodgers) - 3:58
10. Mean to Me (Ahlert/Turk) - 2:55
11. Alone Together (Dietz/Schwartz) - 2:45
12. Pick Yourself Up (Fields/Kern) - 2:06

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