CAN'T HELP SINGING
I got no nest, I got no tree.
Oh, but I'm happy as Heaven is wide;
I got a song bubbling inside:
Can't help singing of a promise that April is bringing,
I am floating along on the crest of a song,
There are bells in my heart and they're ringing.
Can't help crowing,
Folks don't like it,
I know, but I'm glowing:
I can't help what they say;
Spring affects me this way,
And I gotta keep singing all day.
Ella Jane Fitzgerald (April 25, 1917 – June 15, 1996) was an American jazz vocalist with a vocal range spanning three octaves (D♭3 to D♭6). Often referred to as the "First Lady of Song" and the "Queen of Jazz," she was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing and intonation, and a "horn-like" improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing.
Fitzgerald was a notable interpreter of the Great American Songbook. Over the course of her 60-year recording career ... Read More