Summer started here in Holland.
So it's Summertime-time!
Never mind me getting BBQ'd
-pass me the garlic sauce & a fresh cold beer -
I'm having my Summertime party 2009 as if nothing happened!
Yousa, Blimey & said a little thank you to the
You all know how much I like this song,
and especially the millions of times it has been covered...
so here are some extreme & less extreme versions for y'all,
hope you won't get silly playing em all at once
- it's over 6 hours of continuous summertime-
I must thank all the wonderful people out there like
I must thank all the wonderful people out there like
Simon666, El Goog, Ish, Arkadin, Nikos, MFS-equipe (Pier!),
Reza, Greg, Katonah, Rab Hines & CIA posse,
Selim (and all others over at DBN!!!), Brian,
Smooth, pcvphunk, Into The Rhythm-crew, Bacoso, Vesper,
BeeQ, 17 Green Buicks, Ambrose, Cheeba, Wara Katsu,
OufarKhan, Pretoria, Dr. Johnny Fever, even Kevin
and lotsa other great folks I am probably
forgetting to mention right now...
It's quite a bunch alltogether,
(I mean the Summer-time versions of today's post:-)
so you have to do all 4 DL-links in order to get the complete picture!
-Let's have A SPLENDID Summertime (again):
1. Ada Moore - Summertime (4:39)
2. Afro-Blues Quintet + 1 - Summertime (2:21)
3. Aida Cooper & Nite Life - Summertime (4:29)
4. Albert Ayler - Summertime (8:46)
5. Andre Ceccarelli Trio ft. Biréli Lagrène
- Summertime (Tribute To Mr. Jimmy Smith) (6:52)
6. The Apollo Stars (L. Ron Hubbard) - Summertime (11:04)
7. Art Blakey - Gershwin Medley (incl. Summertime) (5:59)
8. Arthur Blythe & Queen Bey - Summertime (6:25)
9. Athome Project - Summertime [Vocal Dub] (4:44)
10. Biréli Lagrène & Sylvain Luc - Summertime (6:02)
11. Bob Walsh - Summertime (8:29)
12. Boyd Raeburn - Boyd Raeburn - Summertime (1945) (2:54)
13. Boyd Raeburn - Summertime (1946) (2:59)
14. Bruno Martino - Summertime (3:31)
15. Bu Pleasant - Summertime (10:31)
16. Carol Sloane - I Love You Porgy - Summertime (5:33)
17. Charles Earland - Summertime (live) (11:07)
18. Charlotte Church - Summertime (3:02)
19. Chris Connor - Summertime (3:13)
20. Dick Hyman & Niels-Henning Ørsted Pedersen
- Summertime (7:04)
21. Dizzy Gillespie - Summertime (1970) (3:46)
22. Don Byas - Summertime (2:50)
23. Don Cavalli - Summertime (2:30)
24. Eddie Henderson - Summertime (8:42)
25. Elbow & The BBC Concert Orchestra - The Bones Of You (5:12)
-there IS a Summertime in there!-
26. Elvin Jones & Richard Davis - Summertime (11:37)
27. Ganelin Trio - Summertime (4:48)
28. Gare Du Nord - Summertime (5:12)
29. Great Revival Orchestra - Summertime (3:03)
30. Helen Merrill & Gil Evans - Summertime (4:30)
31. Helen Merrill & Teddy Wilson - Summertime (3:47)
32. I Giganti - Summertime (4:37)
33. Inge Brandenburg - Summertime (5:00)
34. Jacintha - Summertime (6:13)
35. Jacobs Brothers - Summertime (5:47)
36. Jane Ira Bloom - (Nearly) Summertime (5:24)
37. Jason Rebello - Summertime (5:02)
38. Jazz Guitar Night At The Crow - Summertime (6:59)
39. Jeanne Lee & Ran Blake - Summertime (4:33)
40. Jim Hall - Summertime (4:13)
41. Jimmy Ponder - Summmertime (4:31)
42. Julie London - Summertime (3:11)
43. Kari Gaffney - Summertime (5:58)
44. Keiko Lee - Summertime (5:09)
45. Khan Jamal Quintet - Summertime (4:23)
46. Lambert, Hendricks & Ross - Summertime (1:43)
47. Los Mozambiques - Viva Tirado (4:33)
48. Lou Donaldson - Summertime (5:45)
49. Marcus Roberts - Summertime (6:31)
50. Martin Taylor - Summertime (2:38)
51. Mikey Jr. - Summertime (3:21)
52. Miles Davis - Summertime Live Album Version (2:55)
53. Mongo Santamaria - Summertime (4:45)
54. New York Voices - Summertime (7:42)
55. Oscar Peterson - Summertime (3:00)
56. Oscar Peterson - Summertime (5:22)
57. Paul Desmond - Summertime (3:54)
58. Paul Rose - Summertime (4:36)
59. Rhoda Scott - Summertime (6:48)
60. Richard Groove Holmes - Summertime (4:57)
61. Sasha Masakowski - Summertime (6:39)
62. Sheila Landis - Summertime (5:24)
63. Sonny Rollins & Coleman Hawkins - Summertime (5:58)
64. Terumasa Hino - Summertime (3:02)
65. Toshiko Akiyoshi - Summertime (4:57)
66. Walter Bishop Jr. - Summertime (2:59)
67. Walter Bishop Jr.'s 4th Cycle - Summertime (5:47)
68. Warne Marsh & Hank Jones - Summertime (7:44)
69. Wes Montgomery - Summertime (7:34)
70. Willis Jackson - Summertime (6:24)
71. Woody Herman - Summertime (3:47)
72. Zoot Sims - Summertime (5:23)
Wow~~~what a great share!
Just wondering, which version do you like best? [Janis Joplin's version is my favourite.]
Jur, the one by Janis is ONE of my favs, I find it VERY hard to pick..
(even a top 10 would be hard :-)
Hey Mr E-Mile,
big thanks for this mammoth effort . . even though I still have a volume to go, need to space these out so I don't go into the wrong sort of trance!
Anyway, I've pimped you here
all the best,
Simon, a zillion thanks for pimping up my Summertime!!!
be good in your part of the hemisphere :-)
Thanks a bunch ...love ya work !!!
Part A can not be found, what a pity. But thanks a LOT nevertheless for all the rest ;-)
bonobo, I tried part A, everything seems to be fine! maybe try again?
Whoa, now that was a SUPER fast reply :-) Thanks, E-Mile, I tried again and now all was fine. Must've made a mistake w/ copy & paste [bangs head on table] ;-)
Thanks again, muchly appreciated! As said elsewhere, I simply LOVE cover versions.
[A few days later ...]
Yah, this was the post that got me hooked, E-mile. Even got me a MU acct just for this blog, RS I already had.
Oh my, I long for the holidays to upgrade my covers playlists.
Thank you, E-mile and all contributors, for your lovely work.
Greetings, Tom aka Bonobo
I'm to late! :-/
any chance to repost?
sure lazy cat, give me some time and I will re-up asap. Stay tuned and thanks for the shout!
oh my god!
72 summertimes for my ears pleasure =) thank you very much!
I love your blog, great selections, keep it going
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