The song of the day for Monday, October 12, 2015 is “Everybody Has The Blues.”
About This Song
James Taylor, who wrote “Everybody Has the Blues” in 1976, is one of America’s great singer-songwriters of the last 45 years. In addition to “Everybody Has the Blues,” his songs include “You’ve Got a Friend” and “Carolina In My Mind.”
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded a duet of today’s song with Ray Charles in 1985. It was recorded with the Ralph Sharon Trio, with Paul Langosch on bass and Joe LaBarbera on drums. This recording was included on Bennett’s first album after his return to Columbia: The Art of Excellence.
“Everybody Has The Blues,” as well as The Art of Excellence, is available from iTunes.