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Ella Fitzgerald: Let No Man Write My Epitaph

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Ella Fitzgerald: Let No Man Write My Epitaph
(1960 Verve MGV4043 Mono)

Original Liner Notes:
As the information on the front of this album states, "the music is from the sound track" of the film "Let No Man Write My Epitaph."

When Miss Fitzgerald was chosen for the part of the singing piano player in the film, the director suggested theat she do serveral songs from which three would be used in the film.

These songs really represent, therefore, songs made for the sound track -some used and some not used. It seemed a shame to discard these sensitive renditions by Ella, so it was decided to issue the all together in this album.

In keeping with the stark simplicity of the film, Miss Fitzgerald's accompaniment was limited simply to a pianist, Paul Smith; and this album proves once again that Ella Fitzgerald is without peer when it comes to singing ballads, whether accompanied by the largest orchestra, or, in this case, the smallest.

Ella Fitzgerald Let No Man Write My Epitaph

Side A:
Black Coffee
Angel Eyes
I Cried For You
I Can't Give You Anything But Love
Then You've Never Been Blue
I Hadn't Anyone Till You
My Melancholy Baby

Side B:
Misty
September Song
One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)
Who's Sorry Now
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You
Reach For Tomorrow

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