Ella in Hamburg

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Ella in Hamburg
Ella in Hamburg cover.jpg
Live album by
RecordedMarch 26, 1965
GenreVocal jazz
ProducerNorman Granz
Ella Fitzgerald chronology
Ella in Japan: 'S Wonderful
Ella in Hamburg
Ella at Duke's Place
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic2.5/5 stars[1]

Ella in Hamburg is a 1965 (see 1965 in music) live album by the American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald, recorded in Hamburg, Germany.

Ella is accompanied by a trio led by the pianist Tommy Flanagan; this was Ella's last live solo album to be released on the Verve label, and provides a perfect snapshot of her concert repertoire and voice at this stage of her career.

On September 18, 2007 the album was released on CD worldwide, on the Verve Record "Originals" reissues.

Track listing[edit]

For the 1965 Verve LP release; Verve V6-4069; Re-issued in 2007 on CD, Verve 06025 173 522-2

Side One:

  1. "Walk Right In" (Gus Cannon, Hosea Woods) – 3:43
  2. "That Old Black Magic" (Harold Arlen, Johnny Mercer) – 4:20
  3. "Body and Soul" (Frank Eyton, Johnny Green, Edward Heyman, Robert Sour) – 4:46
  4. "Here's That Rainy Day" (Sonny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 3:41
  5. "And the Angels Sing" (Ziggy Elman, Mercer) – 4:00
  6. "A Hard Day's Night" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) – 3:21

Side Two:

  1. Ellington Medley: "Do Nothin' Till You Hear from Me"/"Mood Indigo"/"It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)" (Barney Bigard, Duke Ellington, Irving Mills, Bob Russell) – 6:38
  2. "The Boy from Ipanema" (Antonio Carlos Jobim, Norman Gimbel, Vinícius de Moraes) – 3:04
  3. "Don't Rain on My Parade" (Bob Merrill, Jule Styne) – 3:19
  4. "Angel Eyes" (Earl Brent, Matt Dennis) – 3:39
  5. "Smooth Sailing" (Arnett Cobb) – 4:07
  6. "Old MacDonald Had a Farm" (Traditional) – 3:51


Recorded March 26, 1965, in Hamburg, Germany:


  1. ^ "Ella in Hamburg". Allmusic. All Media Guide. Retrieved 2011-08-08.