The song of the day for Tuesday, May 28, 2013 is Until I Met You.
About This Song
Until I Met You was written in 1956 by Freddie Green and Donald E. Wolf. This song is also known as Corner Pocket. Freddie Green played rhythm guitar for the Count Basie Orchestra for fifty years. This song has also been recorded by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Sarah Vaughan, among others.
About This Version
This song was recorded for Tony Bennett’s 1962 album On The Glory Road. In spite of being packaged up and ready to go, the album release was cancelled. Thankfully, this album was released until 2011, when it was included in the Tony Bennett Complete Collection. It has a wonderful arrangement by Ralph Sharon and features Chico Hamilton on drums.
Until I Met You, as well as the full On The Glory Road album, is available from iTunes.