oVo wrote:Summertime, is an aria from the 1935 opera Porgy and Bess,
written by George Gershwin with lyrics by DuBose Heyward.
First recorded by Abbie Mitchell, the following year Billie Holiday hit #12 on the US Pop Charts
and there are over 2600 covers of this song out there.
Ella Fitzgerald... Miles Davis.. . Anita Baker... The Doors... Irini Raikou... UFO
Joni Mitchell with Herbie Hancock & Stevie Wonder . . . Black Pearl Quartet ...
Owned by Janis Joplin in the Studio with Big Brother & the Holding Company and Live!
Sublime even did a cover to this song. My drum corps played it as their ballad last year it was epic.