The song of the day for December 14, 2021, the first day of The Twelve Days of a Tony Bennett Christmas, is “Snowfall.”
About This Song
“Snowfall” was written in 1941 by Claude and Ruth Thornhill. It’s an unusual song: it’s a cool jazz song, though written in 1941, long before there was such as thing as cool jazz. It’s an evocative and moody song, though quite beautiful.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Snowfall” on October 1, 1968, for the album Snowfall: The Tony Bennett Christmas Album. It was arranged by Robert Farnon.
“Snowfall,” as well as Snowfall: The Tony Bennett Christmas Album is available on Apple Music.