Summertime
Porgy And Bess, (1935)
DuBose Heyward (w), George Gershwin (m)
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Summertime
1935
English
DuBose Heyward
George Gershwin
Porgy And Bess
stage
1935
VERSE 1
1997
Aug 14-15JK 1996-97Dear Old Southland
Aug 14JK 1996-97Dear Old Southland
Aug 15JK 1996-97Dear Old SouthlandSoreng
Aug 18OFAM 1997Dear Old SouthlandSoreng
1998
Oct 15-16JK 1998-99Fascinating Rhythm
2006
Aug 4OFAM 2006Blue SkiesJaqua
2009
Aug 6OFAM 2009SummertimeJaqua
2012
Aug 11OFAM 2012Treat It GentleJaqua
2017
Aug 12OFAM 2017So Hard To ForgetJaqua
2018
May 4-13JK 2017-18You Asked For It!
Aug 2OFAM 2018Chuck On VibesJaqua
2022
Apr 8NHT 2021-22Chuck ReddJaqua
Jul 29-Aug 5OFAM 2022Brother Can You Spare A DimeJaqua
Jul 29OFAM 2022Brother Can You Spare A DimeJaqua
Jul 30-Aug 3OFAM 2022Body And SoulJaqua
Jul 30OFAM 2022Body And SoulJaqua
Aug 3OFAM 2022Body And SoulJaqua
Aug 5OFAM 2022Brother Can You Spare A DimeJaqua
RecordedPerformersLabelCat.#Matrix
Lynn Hope & His OrchestraAladdin3297AV2501
Frances FayeCapitol284211966
Dinah Shore & Buddy ClarkColumbia38255HCO2848
Sarah VaughanColumbia38701CO42532
Al GallodoroColumbia39472CO45197
Columbia QuartetColumbiaA042203771!
Richard Hayes (Eddie Sauter Orch)Mercury58339101
Swing & Sway W Sammy KayeRCA Victor20-2390
Claude ThornhillRCA Victor20-3655
Luis Arcaraz And His OrchestraRCA Victor20-4416E1XB-4073
Perry ComoRCA Victor20-4530
Haydn QuartetVictor5447
01/29/1913Reinald WerrenrathVictor1717612857
01/29/1913Reinald WerrenrathVictor1729012857
07/10/1936Billie HolidayColumbia3749619537
07/10/1936Billie Holiday & Her OrchestraVocalion328819537
11/10/1937Guy Lombardo Royal CanadiansBluebirdB1005917021
11/10/1937Guy Lombardo And His Royal CanadiansVictor25716-B17021
07/08/1938Bing Crosby & Matty MalneckDecca24542DLA1310
07/08/1938Bing Crosby & Matty MalneckDecca2147-BDLA1310
10/21/1938Bob Crosby & His OrchestraDecca2205-BC91550
04/25/1939Jerry Kruger & Her OrchestraVocalion4927WM1022
07/14/1939Anne JamisonDecca2876-ADLA1822
06/19/1940Jane PickensColumbia35580CO27503
02/07/1941Eddy Duchin & His OrchestraColumbia36079CCO3617
06/27/1941Morton Gould And His String ChoirDecca18204-A69431-A
02/21/1942Alec Templeton (Piano)Decca18272-A70379
12/19/1944Charlie Spivak & His OrchestraRCA Victor20-1652D4VB0484
05/31/1947Ernie Andrews & Maxwell DavisAladdin193RR182
11/30/1949Charlie Parker String EnsembleMercury11038
01/03/1952Erroll Garner TrioColumbia39888CO47291
YearTitleMediumTypeUsage
1935Porgy And Bessstagestage originalintroduced
Summertime
Obie Companies
5th Street Public Market
Inn At The 5th
The Gordon Hotel
OFAM Winter Title Sponsor
The Eye Center
Shedd Presenting Sponsor