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Verve Releases Ella Fitzgerald Tribute Album

On June 5, Verve Records will release We All Love Ella: A Celebration of the First Lady of Song, as musicians young and old pay their dues to legendary singer Ella Fitzgerald, taking a crack at 12 of Lady Ella’s songs. Gladys Knight, Linda Ronstadt, Queen Latifah and other artists worked on the tribute under the direction of producer Phil Ramone (Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles).

Here is the full track and contributing artists list:

“Lady Be Good” – Dianne Reeves

“A-Tisket, A-Tasket” – Natalie Cole

“Mr. Paganini” – Natalie Cole/Chaka Khan

“Reaching for the Moon” – Lizz Wright

“Blues in the Night” – Ledesi

“Lullaby of Birdland” – Chaka Khan

“Miss Otis Regrets” – Linda Ronstadt

“Lady Is a Tramp” – Queen Latifah

“Angel Eyes” – k.d. lang

“Someone to Watch Over Me” – Gladys Knight

“Dream a Little Dream” – Diana Krall

“Too Close for Comfort” – Michael Bublé

More details will be available on the album as the release date draws closer.

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