Home | More Videos | About Us | Contact | Subscribe | Donate

Jazz on the Tube

The Internet's jazz video search engine


Something To Live For

Ella Fitzgerald


Subscribe to Jazz on the Tube

Navigation:    Home    More Videos    Back    More videos like this

Fitzgerald's favorite song


Long-time Duke Ellington collaborator Billy Strayhorn put together “Something to Live For” in 1939, based on a poem he said he had written when he was only 18.

Ella Fitzgerald would for years after truly make it her own.

Close friends of Fitzgerald would remark that her own self-image issues, as well as all-too-human struggle for stable partnership, came through in her performances of this song. But many of Fitzgerald's fans loved her as dearly as they did close friends.

Please share your favorite JazzontheTube.com videos with your friends and colleagues

That's how we grow.


For more Ella Fitzgerald videos, click here

See the complete catalog of
jazz on the tube videos

About Us | Privacy Policy | Contact