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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.
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
Tuesday, September 29, 2009 - 17:17 Ella and Frank Sing "Lady is a Tramp" mojo

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The Lady Is a Tramp (1960) External Video, Ella performing
Tuesday, September 29, 2009 - 17:32 Ella and Frank Sing "Lady is a Tramp"--Redux mojo

Another clip of Frank and Ella--looks to be twenty or thirty years later, but still swinging!

The Lady Is a Tramp (1960) External Video, Ella performing
Tuesday, October 20, 2009 - 05:52 Ella and Sammy Sing "'S Wonderful"--1964 mojo

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...

'S Wonderful (1959) External Video, Ella performing
Sunday, October 18, 2009 - 09:32 Ella Singing "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye"--1965 mojo

From the notes on the YouTube page: "This is part of a 45 minute TV concert, "Ella Fitzgerald Sings", from TV Centre in London. It was first screened on Saturday 8 May 1965 on Channel 2." First she sings "We'll take Manhattan...

Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye (1956) External Video, Ella performing
Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 03:39 Ella Singing "Just One of Those Things"--1974 mojo

Ella still swinging "Just One of Those Things" in 1974, again in Holland. She really plays with this one!

Just One of Those Things (1956) External Video, Ella performing
Wednesday, October 14, 2009 - 02:49 Ella Singing "Love For Sale"--1957 mojo

Ella in concert in Amsterdam in 1957. First she sings "Angel Eyes", followed at around 3:20 with "Love For Sale". Enjoy!

Love For Sale (1960) External Video, Ella performing
Monday, September 21, 2009 - 19:36 Ella Singing "Misty" mojo

Just what it says--Ella singing "Misty". This was a TV special in 1965, shot in London with the Tommy Flanagan Trio. The comments have a fun argument over who was better, Ella or Sarah Vaughan. Keep the mean fighting over there on YouTube, folks...

Misty (1960) External Video, Ella performing
Monday, September 21, 2009 - 19:46 Ella Singing "Misty" 1982 mojo

Here' Ella singing "Misty" more than 20 years after the Berlin concert. The lady still got it!

Misty (1960) External Video, Ella performing