'S Wonderful (1959)

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George Gershwin
Ira Gershwin

"'S Wonderful" is a popular song composed by George Gershwin, with lyrics written by Ira Gershwin. It was introduced in the Broadway musical Funny Face (1927) by Adele Astaire and Allen Kearns.[1]

The song was included in the 1951 movie An American in Paris where it was sung by Gene Kelly, as well as in the 1957 American musical, Funny Face, in which it was performed by Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire. The song is a very well-known standard, recorded by many artists, especially jazz artists. Vocal versions include those of Anita O'Day, Gene Kelly, Ella Fitzgerald, Judy Garland, Joe Williams, John Pizzarelli, Sarah Vaughan, Karrin Allyson, Diana Krall and João Gilberto. There have also been purely instrumental recordings, for example, by Ray Conniff , Lee Konitz and Lenny Tristano, Sonny Stitt, and Lionel Hampton with Oscar Peterson.

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'S Wonderful mojo

Okay, so everybody wins this time around! I DEFY you to find a more pleasant arrangement of a more pleasant song, sung by such a pleasant singer. This is one case where the song title TOTALLY lives up to the experience itself. The whole package...

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Ella and Sammy Sing "'S Wonderful"--1964

Ella and Sammy on the Ed Sullivan Show, circa 1964. Sounds like a piece of a documentary. Look how thrilled Ed Sullivan is at the end of the performance. And ya gotta love Sammy just sitting there listening to her. Frank Sinatra...

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