The song of the day for Monday, February 10, 2019, is “Where Do You Start.”
About This Song
“Where Do You Start” was written in 1987 with music by Johnny Mandel and lyrics and Alan and Marilyn Bergman. This song has had many beautiful recordings: Nancy Lamott, Shirley Horn, Rosemary Clooney, Barbra Streisand, the Brad Mehldau Trio, Annie Ross and Tony Bennett. It is one of your author’s favorite songs.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Where Do You Start” for his 2004 album The Art of Romance. Johnny Mandell arranged and conducted this recording. Bennett won the 2006 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album for this album.
Where Do You Start, a song by Tony Bennett on Spotify
“Where Do You Start,” as well as The Art of Romance, is available from iTunes.
We are honoring composer Johnny Mandel, who received a Trustees Award at the 2019 Grammy Awards. Congratulations Mr. Mandel!