Love for Sale

Ella Fitzgerald

1930

Ella Fitzgerald sings “Love for Sale” for a live audience in 1930.

Ella Jane Fitzgerald was born on April 25, 1917 in Newport News, Virginia and moved with her mother to live in Yonkers, New York at a young age. As a young girl Ella’s desire was to be a dancer though she did love listening to recordings of Jazz singers including Louis Armstrong, Bing Crosby and The Boswell Sisters and loved Connee Boswell.