Ella Fitzgerald

Night and stars above that shine so bright

The myst'ry of their fading light

That shines upon our caravan

Sleep upon my shoulder as we creep

Across the sand so I may keep

The mem'ry of our caravan

This is so exciting

You are so inviting

Resting in my arms

As I thrill to the magic charms

Of you beside me here beneath the blue

My dream of love is coming true

Within our desert caravan!


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