The song of the day for Tuesday, August 22, 2016 is “The Riviera.”
About This Song
“The Riviera” is one of Cy Coleman’s early songs, written in 1956 with lyrics by Joseph McCarthy, Jr. Popular versions of this song are those by Mabel Mercer and Blossom Dearie.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “The Riviera” in 1971 for his album With Love. The arrangement came from Robert Farnon.
“The Riviera,” as well as With Love, is available from iTunes.