The song of the day for Monday, October 4, 2021, is “This Can’t Be Love.”
About This Song
Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart wrote this song for the 1938 Broadway musical The Boys From Syracuse. It is one of their most joyous and least ironic love songs. Both Benny Goodman and Eddy Duchin recorded the song in the late 1930s. In addition to Tony Bennett’s fine recording here, “This Can’t Be Love” has also been recorded by Nat King Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, and Diana Krall.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “This Can’t Be Love” in 1973. It was released in 1976 on Tony Bennett Sings 10 Rodgers & Hart Songs, on Bennett’s Improv label.
“This Can’t Be Love,” as well as The Complete Improv Recordings is available on Apple Music.