The song of the day for Sunday, September 29, 2013 is “We’ll Be Together Again.”
About This Song
“We’ll Be Together Again” was written in 1945 by Carl T. Fischer, with lyrics by Frankie Laine. Fischer was Frankie Laine’s pianist and musical director; after composing the tune, he asked Laine to write the lyrics. The first recording of “We’ll Be Together Again” was by a group called the Pied Pipers; other recordings include those by Laine, Billie Holiday, Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Louis Armstrong and Anita O’Day. Barbara Cook recorded this song in 1999 for her album All I Ask Of You.
About This Version
Bill Evans and Tony Bennett included today’s song on their first album: The Tony Bennett Bill Evans Album, released in 1975.
Tony Bennett had recorded “We’ll Be Together Again” with the Ralph Sharon Trio in 1964; it was released on the CD re-release of When Lights Are Low.