Posts tagged ‘Ella Fitzgerald’

October 10, 2011

This Day in Music History

It was on this day in 1935 that George Gershwin’s opera Porgy and Bess premieres on Broadway, and as it gave birth to one of the most covered songs in existence – “Summertime” – we salute it’s debut with a collection of some of our favorite versions.

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April 25, 2011

This Day in Music History

It was this day in 1917 that the legendary Ella Fitzgerald was born in Newport News, VA.  Check out History.com‘s bio of Ella and a few of our favorite videos of her performing below.

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