The song of the day for Saturday, July 11, 2020, is “Old Devil Moon.” About Today Tony Live moves to 1994 and one of Tony Bennett’s greatest triumphs: His live appearance on MTV Unplugged on April 12, 1994. The performance was a huge hit, for both MTV and Bennett. The concert album MTV Unplugged not […]
Quote of the Day
Kids today are just like kids from any generation: intelligent, open-minded, and excited about life. They don’t want to be pigeon-holed when they listen to music, or anything else–they want to be free to experience everything and choose for themselves. It was never the kids who asked me to change; it was those people who were interested in the telling the kids what they were supposed to like.
The song of the day for Friday, July 10, 2020, is “These Foolish Things.” About This Song “These Foolish Things” was written by Jack Strachey, featuring lyrics by Eric Maschwitz (credited as Holt Marvell) in 1936. The song was not an immediate hit. In fact, Maschwitz’ agent refused to publish the song and so Maschwitz […]
The song of the day for Thursday, July 9, 2020, is “I Got Lost in Her Arms.” About This Song “I Got Lost In Her Arms” is from Irving Berlin’s wonderful 1946 musical Annie Get Your Gun, which starred Ethel Merman and Ray Middleton. The song’s actual title is “I Got Lost in His Arms” […]
The song of the day for Wednesday, July 8, 2020, is “Sometimes I’m Happy.” About This Song “Sometimes I’m Happy” was composed by Vincent Youmans, with lyrics by Leo Robin, Clifford Grey, and Irving Caesar, was written for the 1927 musical Hit The Deck. It found early favor as a popular song with numerous recordings […]