The song of the day for Thursday, September 19, 2019, is “The Rules of the Road.” About Today Today is your blogger’s birthday and so I’m treating myself. I really love this song and especially this version. About This Song “The Rules of the Road” was written in 1961 by Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh. […]
Quote of the Day
I have a simple life. I mean, you just give me a drum roll, they announce my name, and I come out and sing. In my job I have a contract that says I’m a singer. So I sing.
The song of the day for Wednesday, September 18, 2019, is “I’ve Got Five Dollars.” About This Song “I’ve Got Five Dollars” was written by Richard Rodgers and Larry Hart for the 1931 musical America’s Sweetheart, where it was introduced by Ann Sothern and Jack Whiting. Notable recordings include those by Ella Fitzgerald, Jeri Southern, […]
The song of the day for Tuesday, September 17, 2019, is “Bewitched.” About Today Ralph Sharon, Tony Bennett’s long-term pianist and musical director, was born on September 17, 1923, in London. Sharon first started working with Tony Bennett in 1957 and, after a hiatus in the late 1960s and 1970s, rejoined Bennett, touring and recording […]
The song of the day for Monday, September 16, 2019, is “But Beautiful.” About This Song “But Beautiful” was written in 1947 by Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke for Bing Crosby to sing in the 1947 movie The Road to Rio. The song has been widely recorded, including recordings by Bill Evans, Johnny Hartman, […]