Summertime …

Summer seems reluctant to come this year … It’s difficult to get into holiday mood in this lousy weather, and it is also difficult to give the blog a rest – I might have become a tiny bit addicted to writing here –

Anyway, perhaps because these cloudy days are a bit melancholy, and suit the mood of this song perfectly or just because I love it and I love Ella Fitzgerald I wanted to share it with you. I’m sure you have all heard Summertime before either by Ella or by one of the countless performers that have sung it over the years.

I’ve found this video in Youtube of Ella singing the song live in Berlin 1968 … enjoy!

and here’s the lyrics:

http://documents.scribd.com/ScribdViewer.swf?document_id=3343845&access_key=key-ifcd43lkaw8ggj58qeo&page=1&version=1

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