The song of the day for Thursday, March 28, 2019, is “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love.”
About This Song
“I Can’t Give You Anything But Love” was written by Jimmy McHugh (music) and Dorothy Fields (lyrics) for the 1928 revue Blackbirds of 1928, produced by Lew Leslie. The song was the first big hit for this songwriting pair. It has been a widely recorded jazz and popular standard, with recordings by Ukulele Ike, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Benny Goodman, Anita O’Day, and many others.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga recorded “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love” in 2014, released that year on theird duets album Cheek to Cheek. It was arranged by Lee Musiker, with instrumental arrangements by Brian Newman, Alex Smith, and Steve Kortyka.
I Can’t Give You Anything But Love, a song by Tony Bennett, Lady Gaga on Spotify
“I Can’t Give You Anything But Love,” as well as Cheek to Cheek, is available from iTunes.
The Year of Tony Bennett wants to wish Lady Gaga a very happy birthday! We hope it’s a fabulous day for you!