The song of the day for Friday, February 12, 2021, is “For Once In My Life.”
About This Song
“For Once In My Life” was written by Ron Miller and Orlando Murden for Motown Record’s Jobete publising company. This song not only found a success as a Motown song, with recordings by Stevie Wonder and Jean duShon, but also as a popular standard, starting with Tony Bennett’s recording in 1967. Thanks to Tony Bennett’s recording of the song, it’s been sung by other popular and jazz singers such as Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded this version of “For Once In My Life” with Stevie Wonder in 2006 for Duets: An American Classic. It was arranged by Jorge Calandrelli.
“For Once In My Life” as well as Duets II, is available from Apple Music.