A vintage live rendition of Stevie Wonder's "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" featuring Ella Fitzgerald has been added to the track list for the Fitzgerald tribute album "We All Love Ella: Celebratin

A vintage live rendition of Stevie Wonder's "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" featuring Ella Fitzgerald has been added to the track list for the Fitzgerald tribute album "We All Love Ella: Celebrating the First Lady of Song." The cut was taped in 1977 in New Orleans; the album arrives June 5 via Verve.

Wonder was also a late addition to the lineup for the recent concert "We Love Ella! A Tribute to the First Lady of Song," which will air June 6 on PBS. Wonder played "Too Close for Comfort" at the taping, which also featured performances from Quincy Jones, Ruben Studdard, Wynonna and Natalie Cole.

Meanwhile, Wonder has also been added to the bill for the concert celebrating Paul Simon's acceptance of the first Library of Congress Gershwin Prize. The May 23 event at Washington, D.C.'s Warner Theatre will also feature Art Garfunkel, Stephen Marley, Alison Krauss and Marc Anthony.


-- Jonathan Cohen, N.Y.







Yeah Yeah Yeahs will stage two free, all-ages shows Monday (May 7) to showcase songs from a new EP. According to the trio's Web site, the shows, set for Brooklyn's Glasslands Gallery, will be recorded and some of the 250 fans will be asked to wear eye masks provided by the band.

As well, the second of the two shows will be for females only. Entry will be on a first come, first-served basis at the venue. The only other gig on the Yeah Yeah Yeahs' schedule at present is an early August appearance the Virgin Festival at Baltimore's Pimlico Race Course.


-- Jason MacNeil, Toronto







California rock outfit Earlimart has inked a deal with Shout! Factory to partner on its own Majordomo Records. The first release will be Earlimart's fifth album, "Mentor Tormentor," due Aug. 21. The 15-track set was produced by frontman Aaron Espinoza and recorded at the band's studio in Eagle Rock, Calif.

It's the follow-up to 2004's "Treble & Tremble," the band's final release for Palm Pictures.


-- Jonathan Cohen, N.Y.