Streams

Summertime

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Friday, June 17, 2011

The first day of summer is just a few days away. So we figure it is a good time for a re-hearing of a favorite Fishko Files piece, “Summertime.” WNYC’s Sara Fishko explores the masterful Gershwin tune, and the many ways its interpreters say “summer.” 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here are a handful of the many different performances of "Summertime."

 

Janis Joplin

Miles Davis

Kathleen Battle

Ella Fitzgerald

Paul Robeson

Lambert, Hendricks and Ross

Billie Holiday

 

WNYC Production Credits

Mix Engineer: Wayne Shulmister

Assistant Producer: Laura Mayer

WNYC Newsroom Editor: Karen Frillmann

Produced by:

Sara Fishko

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