The song of the day for Sunday, January 17, 2021, is “Crazy Rhythm.” About This Song “Crazy Rhythm” was composed by Joseph Meyer and Roger Wolfe Kahn, with lyrics by Irving Caesar. It was written for the 1929 musical Here’s Howe. It’s been a popular standard since it was written and has been heavily recorded, […]
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I felt free enough to start work on Beat of My Heart, the most ambitious jazz project of my career.
The song of the day for Saturday, January 16, 2021, is “Poor Little Rich Girl.” About This Song Noël Coward wrote “Poor Little Rich Girl” for the 1925 revue On With the Dance. It is one of his most popular songs. About This Version Tony Bennett recorded “Poor Little Rich Girl” in 1959 with The […]
The song of the day for Friday, January 15, 2021, is “I Used To Be Color Blind.” About This Song Irving Berlin wrote “I Used To Be Color Blind” for the 1938 film Carefree, where it was introduced by Fred Astaire. Tony Bennett and Lee Musiker have a nice little exchange in the documentary film […]
The song of the day for Thursday, January 14, 2021, is “Blue Moon.” About This Song “Blue Moon” was written in 1933 by Richard Rodgers and Larry Hart. The song first appeared in the 1934 film Manhattan Melodrama, though with a completely different lyric. About This Version Tony Bennett recorded this version of “Blue Moon” […]