The song of the day for Sunday, September 19, 2021, is “Rules of the Road.” About This Song “Rules of the Road” was written in 1961 by Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh. In addition to several recordings by Tony Bennett, the song has also been recorded by Lena Horne, Shirley Horne, Nat King Cole, and […]
Quote of the Day
I have never strived for a hit song, some novelty tune that would hit it big but be forgotten in two weeks; I wanted a hit catalog. If I do something, I want it to be top quality.
The song of the day for Saturday, September 18, 2021, is “Get Happy.” About This Song “Get Happy” was written by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler for the 1930 The Nine-Fifteen Revue, where it was introduced by Ruth Etting. Most people today are more familiar with Judy Garland’s wonderful performance of the in the 1950 […]
The song of the day for Friday, September 17, 2021, is “I’ve Got Just About Everything.” About Today Ralph Sharon, Tony Bennett’s long-time pianist and musical director, was born on September 17, 1923, in London, England. We’re honoring him with today’s song that really shows what a fine pianist Sharon was. About This Song “I’ve […]
The song of the day for Thursday, September 16, 2021, is “Maybe This Time.” About This Song “Maybe This Time” was written by John Kander and Fred Ebb in 1963. This song appeared in the film version of Cabaret. It was not written for the original Broadway production. Nor was it written especially for the […]