The song of the day for Sunday, May 14, 2017 is “My Mom.”
About This Song
This lovely 1932 song by Walter Donaldson was quite popular at time, with recordings by George Jessell and Rudy Vallee, among others. Tony Bennett relates in his autobiography The Good Life, that his father used to sing this song to him and his brothers and sisters when they were children.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “My Mom” in 1998 for his album for children, The Playground.
“My Mom,” as well as The Playground, is available from iTunes.
The Year of Tony Bennett honors all of our mothers, including those who are no longer here, but are always with us.