Ella Fitzgerald — Stardust

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Stardust was my mother’s favorite song. Stardust was composed by Hoagy Carmichael in 1927 and lyric written by Mitchell Parish in 1929. This version is performed by Ella Fitzgerald with piano backing by Ellis Larkins on piano. What I like about this version done in the 1950’s is that Ella and Ellis recreate the atmosphere of the old 78 piano and vocal blues records, without the surface noise. Easy does it.

About Richard Rollo

I am a retired Community College Instructor. I taught Political Science 1 American Government for 22 years in Southern California. I am originally from Northern Minnesota. My earliest years were spent in the living quarters of a rural Duluth Winnipeg & Pacific Railway Depot. Then my family joined the great 1950's migration to Southern California where I joined up with fellow baby boomers in overcrowded schools.
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