The song of the day for Thursday, July 6, 2018 is “Dream.”
About This Song
“Dream” was written in 1944 by Johnny Mercer. It’s one of the rare songs where Mercer wrote both the lyrics and the music; others include “Harlem Butterfly” and “I Wanna Be Around.” This song has been recorded by many artists, including Frank Sinatra, Andy Williams, The Pied Pipers, Roy Orbison and Ringo Starr.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Dream” in 1971 for the album With Love. Robert Farnon did the arrangement.
“Dream,” as well as With Love, is available from iTunes.