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Ella Fitzgerald released many stand alone singles throughout her Verve years. These were re-issued in on the 2-CD set, Jukebox Ella: The Complete Verve Singles, Vol. 1. The late s and early s saw Fitzgerald release albums on several major record labels, including three albums on Capitol Records and two on the Reprise Records label.
10 CD box set of sixteen original jazz albums from the Godmother of female jazz, Ella Fitzgerald. Including the legendary 'Porgy and Bess' with Louis Armstrong and milestone recordings like 'Ella sings Gershwin' and 'Rhythm is My Business'/5(22).
The album is dedicated to the memory of jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, who died in (but doesn't contain any Ella Fitzgerald songs). The album was re-released twice in , and, confusingly, the CDs had two different names: Odetta (also on Silverwolf Records) and American Folk Pioneer (American Legends).
Ella Jane Fitzgerald, 25 April , Newport News, Virginia, USA, d. 15 June , Beverly Hills, California, USA. Following the disappearance of her father, Fitzgerald was taken to Yonkers, New York by her mother and her new man Joseph da Silva. At school she sang with a glee club and showed early promise, but preferred dancing to singing.