Things Ain't What They Used to Be is a 1970 studio album by the American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald - the final album that Fitzgerald recorded on the Reprise Records label. The album was re-issued on CD with alternative artwork in 1989. It was released together on one CD with Ella's first album recorded for Reprise label, Ella. For the 1970 LP on Reprise Records; RS 6432; Re-issued by Reprise-Warner Bros. in 1989 on CD; Reprise 9 26023-2.
Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996), also known as the "First Lady of Song", "Queen of Jazz", and "Lady Ella", was an American jazz and song vocalist. With a vocal range spanning three octaves (D♭3 to D♭6), she was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing and in. ore . Year: 1971. Style:MLA Chicago APA. "Things Ain't What They Used to Be (And You Better Believe It) Album.
Got To Get You Into My Life. Written-By – Lennon-McCartney.
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Текст песни: I remember back in the days it wasn’t like that Everybody knew everybody, now days it ain’t like that We used to stand on the corners and drink brew Now days you gotta duck when they drive through. I remember back in the days it wasn’t like that Everybody knew everybody, now days it ain’t like that We used to stand on the corners and drink brew Now days you gotta duck when they drive through. I remember back in the days it wasn’t like that Everybody knew everybody, now days it ain’t like that We used to stand on the corners and drink brew Now days you gotta duck when they drive through Cause they blastin', life is like plastic But who would be the next egg took out the easter basket Is it you, me, or her or she or he? Who would live to see the long age of 23?
For the Ella Fitzgerald album, see Things Ain't What They Used to Be (And You Better Believe It). For the McCoy Tyner album, see Things Ain't What They Used to Be (McCoy Tyner album). For the album by the Prestige Swing Festival featuring Coleman Hawkins, see Things Ain't What They Used to Be (Prestige Swing Festival album). For the musical, see Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'Be. Instead, he used songs written by his son Mercer and pianist Billy Strayhorn. Strayhorn's compositions of this time include "Take the 'A' Train", "Chelsea Bridge" and "Day Dream" Jazz musician and historian Chris Tyle argues that most likely Mercer Ellington came up with the melody and his father then arranged the song for the band. The song is most often played as an instrumental.
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Richard Aplanalp - Sax (Baritone) Louie Bellson - Drums, Main Personnel Ray Bojorquez - Sax (Tenor) Ray Brown - Bass Bobby Bryant - Trumpet Dennis Budamir - Guitar James Cleveland - Trombone Julian Dash - Composer Loryn Deane - Composer Francisco DeSouza - Bongos, Congas, Main Personnel Francisco Desouzaq - Bongos, Congas Henry DeVega - Sax (Alto) Modesto Duran - Bongos, Congas Harry "Sweets" Edison - Trumpet Herb Ellis - Guitar (Rhythm) Victor Feldman - Main Personnel, Vibraphone Buddy Feyne - Composer Ella Fitzgerald - Main Personnel, Primary Artist, Vocals Tommy Flanagan - Main Personnel, Piano John Gillespie - Composer Norman Granz - Audio Production, Liner Notes, Producer Thurman Green - Trombone William Green - Flute, Piccolo Erskine Hawkins - Composer Bobby Hebb - Composer Neal Hefti - Composer Paul Hubinon - Trumpet J.J. Johnson - Trombone Harold Land - Sax (Tenor) Arthur Maebe - French Horn Larry McGuire - Trumpet Anthony Ortega - Flute, Piccolo Ted Persons - Composer Alex Rodriquez - Trumpet Ann Ronell - Composer Marshall Royal - Clarinet, Flute, Sax (Alto) Joe Sample - Keyboards, Main Personnel, Organ Barrett Strong - Composer Alexander Thomas - Trombone Ed Thrasher - Photography William Tole - Trombone Ernie Watts - Flute, Piccolo Paul Francis Webster - Composer Norman Whitfield - Composer Gerald Wilson - Arranger, Conductor Michael Wimberly - Trombone Britt Woodman - Trombone
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