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Ella Fitzgerald - The Berlin Lost Tapes makes 'CantonRep: 10 favorite albums from 2020 that are all over the place'

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CantonRep - Dan Kane picked his favorite 10 albums from 2020 are as unpredictable and eclectic as the year itself. The list reflects Dan's idiosyncratic tastes, so maybe you'll find something here to enjoy yourself. Making the list was Ella Fitzgerald - The Berlin Lost Tapes.

Someone unearthed this sublime radio recording of Ella and her fine piano-bass-drums trio in concert in Berlin in March 1962 and Verve released it. The vocalists' warm, joyous and inspired performance is crisply recorded with a you-are-there vibe, and the song list is wondrous, including "Hallelujah, I Love Him So," "Cry Me a River," "Summertime" and "Mack the Knife."

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