The song of the day for Saturday, January 7, 2017 is “Get Happy.”
About This Song
“Get Happy” was written by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler for the 1930 The Nine-Fifteen Revue, where it was introduced by Ruth Etting. Most people today are more familiar with Judy Garland’s wonderful song and dance performance in the 1950 movie Summer Stock.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Get Happy” in 1968 for his album Yesterday I Heard The Rain. Torrie Zito did the arrangement.
“Get Happy,” as well as Yesterday I Heard The Rain, is available from iTunes.
For our Saturday video, Judy Garland’s great production number of “Get Happy” from the 1950 film Summer Stock.