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Thursday, July 2, 2009 - 18:15 Bette Midler's Version of Miss Otis Regrets mojo

Just what Mojo sez: Bette Midler doing Miss Otis Regrets. Slightly different from Ella's.

Miss Otis Regrets (She's Unable to Lunch Today) (1956) External Video, Work or performance mentioned in a review or blog.
Monday, July 6, 2009 - 20:30 Kiss Me Kate Trailer mojo

For those who have been wondering--a brief trailer of the MGM musical Kiss Me Kate. You can see a brief bit of Ann Miller doing her ultra-sexxaay tap-dancing to Too Darn Hot at 2:27.

Too Darn Hot (1956) External Video, Work or performance mentioned in a review or blog.
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 - 09:37 NPR's Portrait of Ella mojo

This is a really nice radio portrait of Ella. Lots of interviews with musicians, critics and the First Lady herself. (You'll even find out the names of her girlhood friends who all applied to get into that fateful talent show at the Apollo...

Ella being interviewed, External Audio, External Webpage, Ella performing, Industry professional discussing Ella--critic, producers, etc., Other artist talking about being influenced by Ella, Other artists performing with Ella, Other artists talking about working with Ella
Thursday, July 23, 2009 - 13:59 Buddy Remembers Ella mojo

Buddy Bregman, who arranged and conducted the legendary Cole Porter Songbook, reminisces about working with Ella. It's a mishmash of impressions and memories, with some very charming details.

Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Cole Porter Songbook External Webpage, Ella--candid, Industry professional discussing Ella--critic, producers, etc., Other artists talking about working with Ella
Monday, July 27, 2009 - 17:18 NYT Review mojo

This is the New York Times review I was talking about....

All Through the Night (1956) External Webpage, Industry professional discussing Ella--critic, producers, etc., Work or performance mentioned in a review or blog.
Friday, August 14, 2009 - 07:04 Ella Singing "Old MacDonald Had a Farm" mojo

Just what the title says. No, I am not kidding.

Let's Do It (Let's Fall in Love) (1956) External Video, Ella performing
Monday, August 31, 2009 - 04:33 Remembering Ella mojo
Setting Up The Stage: Tuning Up; Granz And Fitzgerald Talking External Webpage, Industry professional discussing Ella--critic, producers, etc.
Tuesday, September 8, 2009 - 15:16 Ella Singing "That Old Black Magic" 1965 mojo

Circa 1965, according to the title. Dig the blond hair!

That Old Black Magic (1960) External Video, Ella performing
Tuesday, September 8, 2009 - 15:20 Ella Sings "That Old Black Magic" mojo

Ella on the Dean Martin show. Anyone know the date?

That Old Black Magic (1960) External Video, Ella performing
Tuesday, September 8, 2009 - 15:25 Ella Sings "That Old Black Magic" 1987 mojo

Ella singing "That Old Black Magic", prefaced by some songs from "My Fair Lady". Sung in 1987. Which would put her close to 70 years old. Dang!

That Old Black Magic (1960) External Video, Ella performing