The song of the day for Thursday, January 11, 2018 is “My Funny Valentine.”
About This Song
“My Funny Valentine” was written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart for the 1937 Broadway musical Babes in Arms, where it was introduced by Mitzi Green. This ballad is one of the most-loved songs in the American songbook and has been sung by most jazz and cabaret artists. In addition to Tony Bennett’s excellent recordings of this song, others include those by Chet Baker, Frank Sinatra, and Miles Davis.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “My Funny Valentine” with Ralph Sharon in 1959 for the wonderful album Tony Sings For Two.
“My Funny Valentine,” as well as Tony Sings For Two, is available from iTunes.