The song of the day for Tuesday, June 4, 2019, is “Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea.”
About This Song
This song by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler was one of the early swing rhythm songs in 1931. It was recorded in the first few years by Louis Armstrong and Cab Calloway. The Benny Goodman recording, with vocals by Helen Ward, is also well-regarded.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea” in 1964 for the album Who Can I Turn To. The arranger and conductor for the album is George Siravo.
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea (feat. The Ralph Sharon Trio), a song by Tony Bennett, Ralph Sharon Trio on Spotify
“Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea,” as well as Who Can I Turn To, is available from iTunes.