Ella Fitzgerald

Close to you - I will always stay
Close to you - though you?re far away

You?ll always be near - as though you were here
By my side
No matter where - in my dreams, I?ll find you there

Close to me - sharing your caress
Can?t you see - you?re my happiness

Where ever you go - my heart will go too
What can I do
It only wants to be - close to you


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