Ellie's Videos

Scroll down to watch some of my videos here, or go to my YouTube channel for the entire collection.  

WIND BENEATH MY WINGS | Bette Midler - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

Although it was written in 1982, the highest charting version of WIND BENEATH MY WINGS was recorded in 1988 by singer/actor Bette Midler for the soundtrack to the film Beaches. Midler’s single went on to win the Grammy Award for best song of the year. My recording is dedicated to my Grandpa Vincent, who passed away in January 2021.

SUMMERTIME | Ella Fitzgerald - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

SUMMERTIME was composed by George Gershwin in 1934 as a lullaby to be sung in his first opera, Porgy and Bess. It has since been recorded by thousands of artists in every genre from disco to reggae, becoming a world famous jazz staple after the release of Ella Fitzgerald’s 1957 cover.

DOWN IN NEW ORLEANS | The Princess And The Frog - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

DOWN IN NEW ORLEANS is a song from Disney’s 2009 animated film, The Princess and The Frog. I love the upbeat tempo and message of this song. I hope you will too! ☺️

THE WAY WE WERE | Barbara Streisand - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

Barbara Streisand first recorded THE WAY WE WERE as the theme song for her 1973 movie by the same name. It was a huge hit, winning several awards, including an Oscar, the Golden Globe and a Grammy. I hope you enjoy my cover! 🙂

CAN’T HELP FALLING IN LOVE | Elvis Presley - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

CAN’T HELP FALLING IN LOVE was first recorded by Elvis Presley in 1961, and quickly became his most famous and popular love song. In fact, Elvis often ended his concerts with this song. I hope you enjoy my cover! 🙂

REFLECTION | Christina Aguilera - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

REFLECTION is a song from Disney’s 1998 animated movie MULAN and the 2020 live action remake. Christina Aguilera fist recorded the song at age 17. It became her debut single. ENJOY! ☺️

I WISH YOU LOVE | Natalie Cole - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

Based on a popular French song from the 1940s, and with new lyrics by American composer Albert Beach, I WISH YOU LOVE, was introduced by singer Keely Smith in 1957. There are so many great recordings of this song, it would be hard to pick a favourite, but my version was inspired by Natalie Cole’s 1993 recording. ENJOY! ❤️☺️

SH-BOOM | The Chords - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

SH-BOOM is an early doo-wop song by the R&B vocal group The Chords. It was released in 1954 and quickly became a U.S. top-10 hit for both The Chords and The Crew Cuts. I first heard SH-BOOM while watching Disney/Pixar’s movie CARS with my dad. I’ve loved it ever since. I hope my video puts a bounce in your step and a smile on your face! 🤗

CRAZY | Patsy Cline - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

Written by Willie Nelson in early 1961, and recorded by Patsy Cline later the same year, CRAZY was an instant hit. Today, it’s recognized as one of Patsy’s signature tunes. Her version of CRAZY is No. 85 on Rolling Stone’s list of THE 500 GREATEST SONGS OF ALL TIME.

FLY ME TO THE MOON | Angelina Jordan - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

FLY ME TO THE MOON is a jazz classic composed by Bart Howard in 1954. The acoustic version I’m singing here was inspired by Angelina Jordan’s 2017 recording, which I’m currently loving.

DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF ME | Doris Day - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

Composed in 1931, DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF ME, is a popular jazz standard that has been recorded by various artists over the decades. My version was inspired by Doris Day’s 1957 recording. I hope you enjoy it!

UNFORGETTABLE | PERSONALIZED Music Video by Ellie Maxwell

I sang this special version of the classic Nat King Cole tune, UNFORGETTABLE, for a beloved doggie named Mango.

Mango appeared to be in kidney failure and was not expected to live long, so I wanted to give her family a PERSONALIZED music video to remember her by.  I’m happy to report that since recording this video, Mango is doing much better! ❤️🐶

UNFORGETTABLE | Nat King Cole - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

I really love Nat King Cole’s voice! It’s so rich and smooth, I could listen to him all day. Every time I hear one of his songs, I want to sing it for myself! 😲🎤🎶

Written by Irving Gordon, the most popular version of UNFORGETTABLE, was recorded by Nat King Cole in 1951 and was featured on his 1952 album by the same name. Nat King Cole’s original recording was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2000.

IT’S BEGINNING TO LOOK A LOT LIKE CHRISTMAS | Michael Bublé - Ellie Maxwell Live TV Performance

AS SEEN ON TV! My performance for the 2020 CTV LIONS CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS TELETHON. I’m so grateful to have been part of a production that puts a 😊 on kids’ faces.

A BIG thank you to all who donated! 🥰🎄🎁 More than $273,000 raised this year!

MAYBE | Annie - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

MAYBE is a well recognized song from the Annie musical and film productions. It expresses an orphan’s sad, yet sweet longing for her mother and father. I wanted to sing it for you because it is one of my earliest favourites. 🙂

SMILE | Nat King Cole - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

The music for SMILE was composed by Charlie Chaplin in 1936, but the lyrics, written by John Turner and Geoffrey Parsons, were not added until 1954. Although it became a popular standard recorded by numerous artists, Nat King Cole’s version of SMILE is my personal favourite. 🙂

COLORS OF THE WIND | Disney POCAHONTAS - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

COLORS OF THE WIND is my favourite song from Disney’s 1995 movie Pocahontas.

The scene in the movie where it plays is truly iconic and the message it delivers is timeless.

ALMOST THERE / Disney The Princess And The Frog - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

This song is from Disney’s 2009 movie The Princess and the Frog, and will always have a special place in my heart. It is probably my all time favourite Disney princess song. I hope you enjoy my performance! 😊 

HERO / Mariah Carey - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

Hero was written and produced by Mariah Carey and Walter Afanasieff. It was released in October 1993 as the second single on Carey’s 3rd studio album.

I hope you’re inspired to let your inner hero shine!

MOONLIGHT IN VERMONT / Ella Fitzgerald - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

I love the word pictures conveyed by the lyrics of this song and I was captured by the melody the very first time I heard it.

 

RISE UP / Andra Day - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

Andra Day’s 2015 hit, Rise Up, is one of the most encouraging, uplifting and empowering songs I know.
I hope you like it as much as I do ! 

SUMMERTIME / Ella Fitzgerald - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

The song I'm singing here, is one of the many versions of  Summertime made famous by Ella Fitzgerald.
I'm so happy I could share this wonderful jazz lullaby with you!

ALL IS FOUND / Disney Frozen 2 - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

This was a song request from one of my subscribers. Happy to sing it for you!

2020 CNE RISING STAR FINALIST - I WILL ALWAYS LOVE YOU / Whitney Houston - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

Here is my 2020 performance for the 1st ever VIRTUAL version of the Canadian National Exhibition's Rising Star talent contest. I made it to the Finals!  Thank you so much to all who viewed my video and gave it a 👍 .
Your support and encouragement mean a lot!

SO THIS IS LOVE / Disney CINDERELLA - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

I have always enjoyed Disney Classics. This one is from Disney's 1940's Cinderella  and was a subscriber's  song request. It was a pleasure singing it for you!

BEWITCHED, BOTHERED AND BEWILDERED / Ella Fitzgerald - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered is a beautiful Ella Fitzgerald classic.
In this video, I'm singing a short version of the original.

REFLECTION / Disney MULAN - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

This song is from Disney's 1998 animated musical Mulan. Originally sang by Lea Salonga, I think we can all relate to Mulan's  search for who she really is inside.

YOU RAISE ME UP / Josh Groban - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

I sang this at the age of 8, before taking any lessons. My brother Robert is on piano. I hope you enjoy!

TOMORROW / Annie - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

Tomorrow is all about facing the future with a positive attitude. The version I'm singing here is from the 2014 Annie movie.

NO TIME TO DIE / Billie Eilish - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

This type of song isn’t my usual,  but I thought it would be fun to give it a try.

2019 CNE RISING STAR FINALIST / Disney ALMOST THERE - Ellie Maxwell Live Performance

Here is my performance for the 2019 Finals of the Canadian National Exhibition’s Rising Star talent contest.

O CANADA / Canadian National Anthem - Ellie Maxwell Live Performance

I'm so happy to be Canadian! 

FLY ME TO THE MOON / Frank Sinatra - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

Fly Me To The Moon, originally titled "In Other Words", is a jazz classic composed by Bart Howard in 1954  and recorded by many famous artists, including Frank Sinatra and Michael Buble.  I had fun singing it!

WHEN YOU’RE SMILING / Frank Sinatra - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

Another jazz classic with a great message about the importance of a positive attitude. 

I challenge you to sing along with me. You'll be smiling in no time! ☺️

MOON RIVER / Audrey Hepburn - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

Moon River is a bitter sweet song which was  originally performed and made famous by Audrey Hepburn in the 1961 movie Breakfast at Tiffany's. 

Interesting fact: There really is a Moon River!

A-TISKET, A-TASKET / Ella Fitzgerald - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

Here I am, rocking my natural hair and singing A-Tisket, A-Tasket in the Ella Fitzgerald style.

This song was inspired by an American nursery rhyme from the late 1800s and became Ella Fitzgerald’s

break through hit in 1938.

I AIN’T GOT NOTHIN’ BUT THE BLUES / Ella Fitzgerald - Ellie Maxwell Live Performance

I was honoured to be a guest singer in the Voices North Concert for the 2019 Elemental Festival in Kagawong, Ontario. I Ain’t Got Nothing But The Blues is a 1937 song composed by Duke Ellington and made famous by Ella Fitzgerald.

COVID 2020 QUARANTINE - Ellie Maxwell Vlog

Due to the Covid pandemic,  our family self- quarantined for 2 weeks after my brothers Joseph and Jacob came home from university. During that time, Jacob and I had fun making this Vlog. I hope it makes you smile! 😊

OPPORTUNITY / Sia - Ellie Maxwell (cover)

Here is my cover of  Opportunity from the (2014) Annie movie.

Great inspirational lyrics!

 

HAVE YOURSELF A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS /Judy Garland - Ellie Maxwell Live TV Performance

I sang at the 2019 CTV Christmas Telethon to raise money for children in need. I am so thankful for this opportunity!

2018 LIONS SUPERSTARS WINNER / Disney ALMOST THERE - Ellie Maxwell Live Performance

The 2018 Lions SuperStars was my first ever singing competition. I won 1st place in the 12 and under category for my performance of Almost There from Disney’s 2009 The Princess And The Frog.

L-O-V-E / Nat King Cole - Ellie Maxwell Live Performance

Singing with the Rick Piche and Friends Band during the All You Need Is Love benefit concert

in Mindemoya, Ontario. I had so much fun performing this upbeat Nat King Cole jazz classic!

SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW / Judy Garland - Ellie Maxwell Live Performance

I was honoured to be a guest singer in the Voices North Concert for the 2019 Elemental Festival in Kagawong, Ontario. I hope you enjoy my rendition of this wonderful classic made famous by Judy Garland in the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz.

ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET / Ella Fitzgerald - Ellie Maxwell Live Performance

Another one of my performances with Voices North for the 2019 Elemental Festival in Kagawong, Ontario.
On The Sunny Side Of The Street is a 1930’s song which has been recorded by many jazz Greats.
I love the upbeat and positive message that it delivers.