The song of the day for Wednesday, April 27, 2016 is “Sometimes I’m Happy.”
About This Song
Today’s song, “Sometimes I’m Happy,” was composed by Vincent Youmans with lyrics by Leo Robin, Clifford Grey and Irving Caesar. It was written for the musical Hit The Deck. It found early favor as a popular song with numerous recordings in 1927. It has also proven a durable standard, with recordings by Tony Bennett, Dave Brubeck and Paul Desmond, Betty Carter, Bing Crosby and Billie Holiday, among many others.
About This Version
Tony Bennett has recorded this song twice. Today we feature the second recording, made in 1967 and released that year on the album For Once In My Life. The arrangement is by Marion Evans.
“Sometimes I’m Happy,” as well as For Once In My Life, is available from iTunes.