These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You) by Ella Fitzgerald

“"These Foolish Things (Remind Me Of You)" is a standard with words by Eric Maschwitz and music by Jack Strachey. The name of an American, Harry Link, sometimes appears as a co-writer, but his input was probably limited to changes to suit the US market. It is one of a group of 'Mayfair Songs', like "A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square". Maschwitz wrote the song under his pen name, Holt Marvell. The copyright was lodged in 1936 and it was written for Joan Carr for a late-evening review broadcast by the BBC. Maschwitz was romantically linked to the Chinese-American actress Anna May Wong while working in Hollywood, and the lyrics of "These Foolish Things" are evocative of his longing for her after they parted and he returned to England.Ella's accompanied by Oscar Peterson (p), Herb Ellis (g), Ray Brown (b), Louie Bellson (d). Recorded July 23, 1957, Radio Recorders, Hollywood. (Verve Records) #FarewellJam  #FinalJam #LastJam

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This jam is special! The first and only time it’s been posted was by peterseno in Sep 2015.