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Summertime

Lyrics

Summertime and the livin' is easy
Fish are jumpin' and the cotton is fine
Oh your Daddy's rich and your ma is good lookin'
So hush little baby, don't you cry
full lyrics
Summertime and the livin' is easy
Fish are jumpin' and the cotton is fine
Oh your Daddy's rich and your ma is good lookin'
So hush little baby, don't you cry
full lyrics

Features of This Track

swing influences
classical music influences
a leisurely tempo
multiple vocalists
smooth vocals
a horn ensemble
string section
acoustic piano accompaniment
trumpet playing
light drumming
orchestral arrangement
a lazy swing groove
riff-based rhythms
interesting part writing
strong melodies
lyric-centric composition
minor tonality

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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This song is so so lovely. I hadn't heard this version before, but it's heavenly.
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Nothing is easy. But the song, that is nice and easy
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Fish are jumpin' and the cotton is High!(southe r n term for work is easy)
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Awesome trumpet!!!! Love Ella and Louie!!! They are outstanding. ✨✨✨
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Yowzah !! So very nice ! With Mr.Sachmo, no less ! Some sweet lassie did a respectfully , soulfull version of it, w/ Wayne "The Train" Hancock, on 1 of his albumz...
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Abby
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newmanjack
This what I call music. Very relaxing !
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MASTERPIECE! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! !
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jax811
my favorite version of this song, love love love!
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Love it.
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What Anne?
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Wow this is music....lov e Ella
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Ryerye Sublime's Summertime and Ella's Summertime are completely two different songs.
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This is awesome but sublime owned this song
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anne_scully
What IDIOT put that 'sample' together? No Ella singing... only Louis' trumpet!
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ella and louis, wonderful song, full of the emotion and pathos that the of the play (Porgy & Bess) portays. This is the stuff of legend.
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j.nitz
I like Sam Cookes version. Or even what Sublime did with the first part in their version. This is OK.
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Louis Armstrong ruins this song.
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t_heath
Great horn to open this song up...and her voice is smoooooooooo o t h ! ! ! !

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