Story Behind The Song

"Summertime" is an aria composed by George Gershwin for the 1935 opera Porgy and Bess. The lyrics are by DuBose Heyward, the author of the novel Porgy on which the opera was based, although the song is also co-credited to Ira Gershwin by ASCAP.

Song Length 3:27 Genre Jazz - Classic, Blues - Rural
Lead Vocal Female Vocal Language English
Era 1930 - 1939

i loved the vocals and the mix of harmonies and the male voice that came in half way through. very unique and intersting vocal.

Lyrics DuBose Heyward, Music George & Ira Gershwin
Producer Cyndi Corkran Performance Cyndi Corkran, vocals, lead guitar, piano/synth & Terri Bradt harmony, rhythm guitar
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