The song of the day for Monday, October 8, 2018, is “Call Me Irresponsible.”
About This Song
“Call Me Irresponsible” was written by Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn for Fred Astaire to sing in the movie Papa’s Delicate Condition. However, due to contractual obligations, the role went to Jackie Gleason, who introduced the song. “Call Me Irresponsible” won the 1964 Academy Award for Best Original Song.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Call Me Irresponsible” in 1992 for his album Perfectly Frank. Ralph Sharon did the arrangement.
Call Me Irresponsible, a song by Tony Bennett on Spotify
“Call Me Irresponsible,” as well as Perfectly Frank, is available from iTunes.