Ella Fitzgerald - Manhattan Lyrics

Ella Fitzgerald Sings the Rodgers and Hart Song Book cover art
Credits
publisher: ©CARLIN AMERICA INC , IMAGEM U.S. LLC
writers: Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers
release date: 1956
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length: 2:51
producer: Norman Granz
engineer: Val Valentin
arranger: Buddy Bregman
lead vocals: Ella Fitzgerald
conductor: Buddy Bregman and Buddy Bregman
orchestrator: Buddy Bregman
baritone saxophone: Chuck Gentry
bass: Joe Mondragon
bass trombone: George Roberts
drums: Alvin Stoller
flugelhorn: Vincent DeRosa
flute: Ted Nash, Bud Shank, Maurice Stein and Bob Cooper
guitar: Barney Kessel
piano: Paul Smith
saxophone: Bud Shank, Bob Cooper, Ted Nash and Maurice Stein
trombone: Lloyd Ulyate, Joe Howard and Milt Bernhart
trumpet: Pete Candoli, Conrad Gozzo, Maynard Ferguson and Ray Linn
vocal: Ella Fitzgerald
lyricist: Lorenz Hart, Lorenz Hart
composer: Richard Rodgers, Richard Rodgers
Lyrics
Summer journeys to Niagara
and to other places aggra-
vate all our cares.
We'll save our fares!

I've a cozy little flat in
what is known as old Manhattan
we'll settle down
right here in town!

We'll have Manhattan
the Bronx and Staten
Island too.
It's lovely going through
the zoo!

It's very fancy
on old Delancy
street you know.
The subway charms us so
when balmy breezes blow
to and fro.

And tell me what street
compares with Mott Street
in July?
Sweet pushcarts gently gli-ding by.

The great big city's a wondrous toy
just made for a girl and boy.
We'll turn Manhattan
into an isle of joy!

We'll go to Yonkers
Where true love conquers
In the whiles
And starve together dear, in Chiles

We'll go to Coney
And eat baloney on a roll
In Central Park we'll stroll
Where our first kiss we stole
Soul to soul

And "My Fair Lady" is a terrific show they say
We both may see it close, some day

The city's glamor can never spoil
The dreams of a boy and goil
We'll turn Manhattan
into an isle of joy!



Track Listing
12" Vinyl 1
  • 1 Have You Met Miss Jones?
  • 2 You Took Advantage of Me
  • 3 A Ship Without a Sail
  • 4 To Keep My Love Alive
  • 5 Dancing on the Ceiling
  • 6 The Lady Is a Tramp
  • 7 With a Song in My Heart
  • 8 Manhattan
  • 9 Johnny One Note
  • 10 I Wish I Were in Love Again
  • 11 Spring Is Here
  • 12 It Never Entered My Mind
  • 13 This Can't Be Love
  • 14 Thou Swell
  • 15 My Romance
  • 16 Where or When
  • 17 Little Girl Blue
    12" Vinyl 2
  • 1 Give It Back to the Indians
  • 2 Ten Cents a Dance
  • 3 There's a Small Hotel
  • 4 I Didn't Know What Time it Was
  • 5 Everything I've Got
  • 6 I Could Write a Book
  • 7 Blue Room
  • 8 My Funny Valentine
  • 9 Bewitched
  • 10 Mountain Greenery
  • 11 Wait Til You See Her
  • 12 Lover
  • 13 Isn't it Romantic
  • 14 Here in My Arms
  • 15 Blue Moon
  • 16 My Heart Stood Still
  • 17 I've Got Five Dollars

  • Album Information
    label: Verve
    country(area): United States
    format: 12" Vinyl
    script: Latin