The song of the day for Monday, October 24, 2016 is “Harlem Butterfly.”
About This Song
Written in 1956, “Harlem Butterfly” is one of the few songs where Johnny Mercer wrote the music as well the lyrics (another instance is “I Wanna Be Around”).
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Harlem Butterfly” in 1971 for the album With Love, released in 1972. The arrangement is by Robert Farnon.
“Harlem Butterfly,” as well as With Love, is available from iTunes.