The song of the day for Monday, January 1, 2018 is “The Rules of the Road.”
About This Song
Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh wrote “The Rules of the Road” in 1961. I believe Bennett’s recording was the first; this song has also been recorded by Lena Horne, Shirley Horne, Nat King Cole and Rosemary Clooney.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded this version of “The Rules of the Road” in 1961, with a great arrangement from Ralph Burns. Its first album release was in 1962 for I Left My Heart in San Francisco.
“The Rules of the Road,” as well as I Left My Heart in San Francisco, is available from iTunes.