Shine (2:51)

Cover of Ella Fitzgerald 1936-1950 - CD C

From Ella Fitzgerald 1936-1950 - CD C and 94 other releases

Know something about this track?
Help build by adding it to the wiki for this track.


Everyone’s tags

More tags

Play with Spotify

Is this the wrong video for this track? Suggest a better video

Flag video

Albums featuring this track (95)

Similar Tracks

  Track   Duration Listeners
Ella Fitzgerald - Organ Grinder's Swing 2:52 4,606
Ella Fitzgerald - Darktown Strutter's Ball 3:11 2,413
Billie Holiday - Be Fair With Me Baby 2:33 2,913
Peggy Lee - I Left My Sugar (In Salt Lake City) 2:53 196
Billie Holiday - Trav'lin' Light 3:08 25,513
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong - I Was Doing All Right 3:24 2,320

Listening Trend

10,368listeners all time
23,698scrobbles all time
Recent listeners trend:

Explore more


Leave a comment. Log in to or sign up.
  • LondonLouis

    I've been corrected on my earlier reaction to this song. If you check the shouts on my home page, you will see some serious contributions on the history of this song. It dates from around 1912 and was written in by black musicians in the aftermath of a racial incident. They clearly wrote it as a very dark, ironic (not sure if that's the right word) contribution. Quite what people like Ella and Louis were thinking when they sang it, I can only guess.Anyway, check out the shouts on my homepage, from around rhe summer of 2009,

    8 Jan 2010 Reply
  • LondonLouis

    This is one of those tracks where all one can do is cringe. Ella was one of the greatest vocalists, and here she is singing about why she is called "Shine".

    13 Apr 2009 Reply

Top Listeners