The song of the day for Thursday, September 21, 2017 is “Speak Low.” About This Song “Speak Low” was written for the 1943 musical One Touch of Venus by Kurt Weill and Ogden Nash, where it was introduced by Mary Martin and Kenny Baker. In addition to several very fine Tony Bennett recordings, “Speak Low” […]
Quote of the Day
When you are yourself, you automatically become different from everyone else.
The song of the day for Wednesday, September 20, 2017 is “I’ve Got Just About Everything.” About This Song Written by the marvelous jazz pianist and composer Bob Dorough, this song is a lot of fun to listen to. In his liner notes for Forty/Fifty Years: The Artistry of Tony Bennett, Bennett says that “this […]
The song of the day for Tuesday, September 19, 2017 is “Rules of the Road.” About This Song Today’s song, “The Rules of the Road,” was written in 1961 by Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh. In addition to several recordings by Tony Bennett, the song has also been recorded by Lena Horne, Shirley Horne, Nat […]
The song of the day for Monday, September 19, 2017 is “Nobody Else But Me.” About This Song “Nobody Else But Me” was written by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein for the 1946 Broadway revival of Show Boat, replacing a reprise of “Why Do I Love You?” near the end of Act Two. It was […]