Saturday, January 11, 2014

Record #0532: Trying / My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean – ELLA FITZGERALD

Decca 28375 (original) USA, 1952
Words & Music bySide A – Billy Vaughn; Side B – trad.
Musicians: Ella Fitzgerald (vocals), Hank Jones (piano), Hi White (guitar), George Duvivier (bass), Stan Kane (drums), Phil Kraus (vibraphone)
Recording sessions: New York, NY, Aug. 11, 1952
Highest chart positions:  US #22

"Trying" was Lady Ella's only entry in the national charts in 1952. She had one more hit with Decca ("Crying In the Chapel", US #15 in 1953) before she moved to Verve Records in 1955.

List price:  Very Good+ is $7.50, Near Mint is $15

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