The song of the day for Tuesday, July 11, 2017 is “Night and Day.”
About This Song
Cole Porter wrote “Night and Day” for the 1932 musical Gay Divorce, where it was introduced by Fred Astaire. The song became and still is quite popular and certainly a standard in the American songbook. Significant recordings include those by Art Tatum, Bill Evans, Billie Holiday, Frank Sinatra, Charlie Parker, Ella Fitzgerald and Django Reinhardt.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Night and Day” in 1992 for Perfectly Frank, Bennett’s terrific album of songs associated with Frank Sinatra. The arrangement is by Ralph Sharon.
“Night and Day,” as well as Perfectly Frank, is available from iTunes.