The song of the day for Monday, July 18, 2016 is “Nobody’s Heart Belongs To Me.”
About This Song
“Nobody’s Heart Belongs To Me” was written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart for the musical By Jupiter in 1942. Directed by Joshua Logan, it starred Ray Bolger, Vera-Ellen and Constance Moore. It was their last full-length work. In American Popular Music, Alec Wilder called this song “one of the loveliest songs Rodgers or any other theater writer has ever written. In the area of this form of music it is a masterpiece.”
About This Version
Tony Bennett and Ralph Sharon recorded this song, as well as 18 others, on a single day in 1959. The best of the best were released on one of Bennett’s top albums: Tony Sings For Two, released in 1961.
“Nobody’s Heart Belongs To Me,” as well as Tony Sings For Two, is available from iTunes.