One little smile, and after a while, a longing to forget
One little heartache left as a token
One little plaything carelessly broken
Remember the night
The night you said, "I love you"
Remember you vowed
By all the stars above you
Remember we found a lonely spot
And after I learned to care a lot
You promised that you'd forget me not
But you forgot
Into my dreams you wandered it seems, and then there came a day
You loved me too, my dreams had come true, and all the world was
But soon the Maytime turned to December
You had forgotten, do you remember?
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