The song of the day for Friday, November 16, 2018, is “But Not For Me.” November 16 is Diana Krall’s birthday. Happy birthday, Diana! About This Song “But Not For Me” was written by George and Ira Gershwin in 1930 for the Broadway musical Girl Crazy, where it was introduced by Ginger Rogers. Since that […]
Quote of the Day
But the greatest thing about music is putting it out there for people to figure out. You want the listener to find the song on their own. If you give too much away, it takes away from the imagination.
The song of the day for Thursday, November 15, 2018, is “Crazy Rhythm.” About This Song “Crazy Rhythm” was written by Joseph Meyer, Roger Wolfe Kahn, and Irving Caesar for the 1929 musical Here’s Howe. It’s been a popular standard since it was written and has been heavily recorded, not just by jazz and popular […]
The song of the day for Wednesday, November 14, 2018, is “Give Me the Simple Life.” About This Song “Give Me The Simple Life” was written in 1946 by Rube Bloom and Harry Ruby for the film Wake Up and Dream, which starred John Payne and June Haver. About This Version Tony Bennett recorded “Give […]
The song of the day for Tuesday, November 13, 2018, is “Laughing at Life.” About This Song “Laughing at Life” was written in 1930, with music by brothers Cornell and Bob Todd and lyrics by brothers Nick Kenny and Charles Kenny. About This Version Tony Bennett recorded “Laughing at Life” in 1996 for his album […]