The song of the day for Saturday, November 4, 2017 is “Moonglow.”
About This Song
“Moonglow” was written in 1933, with music by Will Hudson and Irving Mills and lyrics by Eddie DeLange. It’s been a popular song since it was written. The first recordings were by Joe Venuti and His Orchestra, Ethel Waters, and The Benny Goodman Orchestra. Later recordings include those by Billie Holiday and Artie Shaw.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and k.d. lang recorded “Moonglow” in 1994 live for Bennett’s MTV Unplugged show. The album won two Grammy awards: Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance and the coveted Album of the Year.
“Moonglow,” as well as MTV Unplugged, is available from iTunes.
As today is Saturday, we are pleased to present this video of Tony and k.d. from the MTV Unplugged telecast.