LITTLE WHITE LIES - ELLA FITZGERALD
' 'Twas just a night like this, filled with bliss, -you led my heart astray,
'twas just a real sweet chance, to learn romance, in a perfect way,
it was the end of a perfect day, Say the-
CHORUS; ' moon was all aglow and heaven was in your eyes,
The night that you told me those little white lies ' The
Stars all seemed to know, that you didn't mean all those sighs
The night that you told me, those little white lies. I
Try but there's no for-get-ting when evening appears
I sigh ' but there's no re-gret-ting in spite of my tears.-The
Devil was in your heart, but heaven was in your eyes, the night that you told me
Those little white lies !
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