That's so great to hear Bob. I'm not surprised of course just happy that
she was acknowledged as such. I think it is important to note as well
that she was really the first person to do the "songbook" of a
particular composer or team. When you got the Ella treatment you knew
that at least you're finest work was being immortalized by the zenith of
popular singers. Of course, everyone knows her version of Tisket a
Tasket which brought her into the spotlight and the duets with Pops
which are a special delight all their own but if I may single out a
performance that I believe is among the 5 or 10 greatest in the history
of recorded sound I urge people to listen to her version of "Miss Otis
Regrets". It is certainly not her most famous song but if you are not
moved by this extraordinary bit of magic you are simply not alive.
Bob Olhsson wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> >From Roger Kulp: "...The postwar soul/R&B/gospel period gave us some of the
> greatest voices the world has ever known,Sam Cooke,Marvin Gaye..."
> I never met Sam but Marvin certainly agreed 100% about Ella.
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