The song of the day for Thursday, August 29, 2013 is “Lazy Afternoon.”
About This Song
“Lazy Afternoon” was written for the 1954 musical The Golden Apple by Jerome Moss and John Latouche. The Golden Apple uses mythological Greek characters from Ulysses, but is set in the state of Washington (at Mount Olympia, of course) in the United States.
About This Version
On a warm and sunny August afternoon in Portland, Oregon (not too many miles from Mount Olympia), I can think of no better song of the day than “Lazy Afternoon.” Today’s song is from Tony Bennett’s perfect|extraordinary|incredible|beautiful|legendary live recording of his 1962 concert at Carnegie Hall.