The song of the day for Wednesday, December 6, 2017 is “Until I Met You.”
About This Song
“Until I Met You” was written in 1956 by Freddie Green and Donald E. Wolf. This song is also known as “Corner Pocket” and was often featured by Count Basie. Freddie Green played rhythm guitar for the Count Basie Orchestra for fifty years. This song has also been recorded by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Sarah Vaughan, among others.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Until I Met You” in 1962 for the album On The Glory Road, which was due to be released in 1962. At the last minute, Columbia chose to not release the album. Fortunately, it was made available first as a part of Bennett’s 2011 Complete Collection and later for download on iTunes.
“Until I Met You,” as well as On the Glory Road, is available from iTunes.