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Like Someone in Love
Studio album by Ella Fitzgerald
Released 1957
Recorded July 24, October 15,28, 1957
Genre Jazz
Length 68:29
Label Verve
Producer Norman Granz
Professional reviews
Ella Fitzgerald chronology
Ella at the Opera House
(1957)
Like Someone in Love
(1957)
Porgy and Bess
(1957)

Like Someone in Love (1957) is an album by the American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, with a studio orchestra arranged and conducted by Frank DeVol. This album represents a fine example of Ella's singing from this period, recorded at the same time as her albums with Louis Armstrong.

The album was also recorded in the midst of her epic 'Songbooks' project, celebrating the composers of the 'Great American Songbook' and Broadway. The album features only four songs written by the composers featured in her 'Songbooks', instead concentrating on very famous ballads by lesser known writers. Some songs on the album were also recorded with Armstrong on the albums that they collaborated on from this period. The famous American saxophonist Stan Getz is featured on tenor sax on four tracks, including "Midnight Sun" and "You're Blasé". Ted Nash plays the alto sax and solos. Cover photos are by the great Phil Stern.

Track listing

  • For the 1991 Verve Reissue, 314-511524-2
  1. “There's a Lull in My Life” (Mack Gordon, Harry Revel) – 3:23
  2. More Than You Know” (Edward Eliscu, Billy Rose, Vincent Youmans) – 3:14
  3. “What Will I Tell My Heart?” (Irving Gordon, Jack Lawrence, Peter Tinturin) – 3:27
  4. “I Never Had a Chance” (Irving Berlin) – 2:44
  5. Close Your Eyes” (Bernice Petkere) – 2:54
  6. “We'll Be Together Again” (Carl Fischer, Frankie Laine) – 3:18
  7. “Then I'll Be Tired Of You” (Yip Harburg, Arthur Schwartz) – 3:10
  8. Like Someone in Love” (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 3:07
  9. Midnight Sun” (Sonny Burke, Lionel Hampton, Johnny Mercer) – 3:54
  10. I Thought About You” (Mercer, Van Heusen) – 2:51
  11. You're Blasé” (Ord Hamilton, Bruce Sievier) – 3:55
  12. “Night Wind” (Lew Pollack, Bob Rothberg) – 3:16
  13. What's New?” (Johnny Burke, Bob Haggart) – 3:04
  14. “Hurry Home” (Buddy Bernier, Bob Emmerich, Joseph Meyer) – 4:37
  15. How Long Has This Been Going On?” (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 5:48
  16. “I'll Never Be the Same”* (Gus Kahn, Matty Malneck, Frank Signorelli) – 4:23
  17. “Lost in a Fog”* (Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh) – 3:59
  18. “Everything Happens to Me”* (Tom Adair, Matt Dennis) – 3:51
  19. So Rare”* (Jerry Herst, Jack Sharpe) – 3:34
  • Bonus tracks included on the 1991 Cd Release

Personnel

Recorded July 24, October 15, 28, 1957 in Hollywood, Los Angeles:

Tracks 1-19

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