The song of the day for Wednesday, May 13, 2015 is “I’ll Be Seeing You.”
About This Song
“I’ll Be Seeing You,” written in 1938 by Sammy Fain (music) and Irving Kahal (lyrics), grew to its fame during World War II, when it became something of an anthem for soldiers serving overseas and the loved ones left at home. It’s been recorded by Billie Holiday, Al Hirt, Lisa Minelli, Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Rosemary Clooney and Willie Nelson.
About This Version
Tony Bennett has recorded this song twice: first in 1956 for the album Tony and again in 1992 for Perfectly Frank. Today we feature the 1992 version, arranged by Ralph Sharon.
“I’ll Be Seeing You,” as well as Perfectly Frank, is available from iTunes.