The song of the day for Tuesday, June 12, 2018 is “Keep Smiling at Trouble.”
About This Song
“Keep Smiling at Trouble” was written in 1924, with music by Lewis Gensler and lyrics by Al Jolson and Buddy DeSylva. The song was first recorded by Fred Waring’s Pennsylvanians in 1924, with vocals by his brother, Tom Waring. Other noted recordings include those by Jolson, Ruby Braff, Tommy Dorsey, Della Reese and Bobby Hackett.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Keep Smiling at Trouble” in 1963 for his album This Is All I Ask.
“Keep Smiling at Trouble,” as well as This Is All I Ask, is available from iTunes.