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IT CAME UPON A MIDNIGHT CLEAR
Ella Fitzgerald


It came upon the midnight clear
That glorious song of old
From angels playing near the earth
To touch their harps of gold

Peace on the Earth could will two men
From Heaven's all-gracious King
The world in solemn stillness lay
To hear the angels sing

And I hear them singing
Sing, I do hear them singing

The first noel the angel did say
Was to certain poor shepherds in fields as they lay
In fields where they lay, they keeping their sheep
On a cold winter's night that was so deep


ELLA FITZGERALD

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