1970 Ella Fitzgerald – Robbin’s Nest (Aka Just When We’re Falling In Love)

Things Ain’t What They Used to Be is a 1970 studio album by the American jazz singer Ella Fitzgerald – the final album that Fitzgerald recorded on the Reprise Records label. The album was re-issued on CD with alternative artwork in 1989. It was released together on one CD with Ella’s first album recorded for Reprise label, Ella.


1  Sunny (Bobby Hebb) 5:18
2  Mas Que Nada (Jorge Ben Jor) 3:50
3  A Man And A Woman (Pierre Barouh, Francis Lai, Jerry Keller) 3:17
4  Days Of Wine And Roses (Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer) 2:21
5  Black Coffee (Sonny Burke, Paul Francis Webster) 4:27
6  Tuxedo Junction (Julian Dash, Buddy Feyne, Erskine Hawkins, Bill Johnson) 3:15
7  I Heard It Through The Grapevine (Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield) 3:44
8  Li’L Darlin’ (Aka Don’T Dream Of Anybody But Me) (Neal Hefti, Bart Howard) 4:06
9  Things Ain’t What They Used To Be (Mercer Ellington, Ted Persons) 3:11
10  Willow Weep For Me (Ann Ronell) 4:39
11  Manteca (Dizzy Gillespie, Gil Fuller, Chano Pozo) 2:29
12  Robbin’s Nest (Aka Just When We’Re Falling In Love) (Illinois Jacquet, Bob Russell, Charles Thompson) 2:30



BassRay Brown
DrumsLouis Bellson
GuitarHerb Ellis
OrganJoe Sample
PianoTommy Flanagan
PianoJoe Sample
ClarinetMarshall Royal
FluteMarshall Royal
FluteErnie Watts
HornArthur Maebe
PiccoloErnie Watts
SaxHenry De Vega
SaxRichard Aplanalp
SaxMarshall Royal
SaxHarold Land
SaxRay Bojorquez
TromboneAlexander Thomas
TromboneBill Tole
TromboneBritt Woodman
TromboneJJ Johnson
TromboneJimmy Cleveland
TromboneMike Wimberly
TromboneThurman Green
TrumpetAlex Rodriguez
TrumpetBobby Bryant
TrumpetHarry Edison
TrumpetLarry McGuire
TrumpetPaul Hubinon
VibesBobby Hutcherson
VibesVictor Feldman
PercussionFrancisco Desouza
PercussionModesto Duran

Liner Notes

Producer – Norman Granz
Arranged By, Conductor – Gerald Wilson

Photography By – Ed Thrasher

Distributed By – Kinney Record Group Ltd.
Printed By – Shorewood Packaging Co. Ltd.