The song of the day for Wednesday, December 26, 2012 is A Child Is Born.
About A Child Is Born
A Child is Born was composed by Thad Jones, with lyrics by Alec Wilder, in 1969. Click here for more information about the life and work of Alec Wilder. Click here for more information about Thad Jones.
About This Version
This version was recorded by Tony Bennett and Bill Evans for their second album, Together Again, recorded in 1976 and released in 1977. Today’s link is from the The Complete Tony Bennett Bill Evans Recordings, released by Concord in 2009.
A Child is Born, as well as the full album Together Again, is available from iTunes. This remastered album contains several alternate takes, including one for A Child Is Born.