The song of the day for Monday, January 2, 2017 is “But Beautiful.”
About This Song
Today’s song, “But Beautiful,” was written by Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke for Bing Crosby to sing in the 1947 movie The Road to Rio. The song has been widely recorded, including recordings by Bill Evans, Johnny Hartman, Billie Holiday, Gregory Porter, Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “But Beautiful” with Bill Evans in 1975 for their first album, The Tony Bennett / Bill Evans Album.
“But Beautiful,” as well as The Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album, is available from iTunes.