Songs in a Mellow Mood

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Songs in a Mellow Mood
Studio album by
RecordedMarch 29–30, 1954
GenreVocal jazz
ProducerMilt Gabler
Ella Fitzgerald chronology
Ella Sings Gershwin
Songs in a Mellow Mood
Lullabies of Birdland
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[1]

Songs in a Mellow Mood is a 1954 studio album by Ella Fitzgerald, accompanied by the pianist Ellis Larkins. The complete album was re-issued as part of the 1994 MCA Records CD, Pure Ella.

Track listing[edit]

Side one

  1. "I'm Glad There Is You" (Jimmy Dorsey, Paul Mertz) – 3:10
  2. "What Is There to Say?" (Vernon Duke, Yip Harburg) – 3:22
  3. "People Will Say We're in Love" (Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers) – 3:12
  4. "Please Be Kind" (Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin) – 3:36
  5. "Until the Real Thing Comes Along" (Cahn, Chaplin, L.E. Freeman, Mann Holiner, Alberta Nichols) – 2:58
  6. "Makin' Whoopee" (Walter Donaldson, Gus Kahn) – 3:07

Side two

  1. "Imagination" (Johnny Burke, Jimmy Van Heusen) – 2:38
  2. "Stardust" (Hoagy Carmichael, Mitchell Parish) – 4:03
  3. "My Heart Belongs to Daddy" (Cole Porter) – 2:39
  4. "You Leave Me Breathless" (Ralph Freed, Frederick Hollander) – 3:07
  5. "Baby, What Else Can I Do?" (Walter Hirsch, Ralph Marks) – 3:50
  6. "Nice Work If You Can Get It" (George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin) – 2:38



  1. ^ "Ella Fitzgerald Songs in a Mellow Mood". Allmusic. All Media Guide. Retrieved 2011-07-17.