Ella Fitzgerald

Now that we are close, no more nights morose,

Now that we are one, the beguine has just begun.

Now that we're side by side, the future looks so gay,

Now we are allibied when we say.......

From this moment on, you for me dear

Only two for tea dear, from this moment on,

From this happy day, no more blue songs,

Only whoop dee doo songs,

From this moment on.

For you've got the love I need so much,

Got the skin I love to touch,

Got the arms to hold me tight,

Got the sweet lips to kiss me goodnight,

From this moment on, you and I, babe,

We'll be ridin' high, babe.

Every care is gone, from this moment on.


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