The song of the day for Saturday, October 23, 2021, is “So Many Stars.”
About This Song
“So Many Stars” was written in 1968 by Sergio Mendes, with lyrics by Alan and Marilyn Bergman, for Sergio Mendes and the Brasil 66 for their 1968 album Look Around. Since then, the song has found great popularity with popular, jazz and cabaret artists including Kathleen Battle, Lee Konitz, Sarah Vaughan, Earl Klugh, Cleo Laine, and Susannah McCorkle.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “So Many Stars” in 1986 for his album The Art of Excellence. This song, as well as the entire album, was orchestrated and conducted by Jorge Calandrelli.
“So Many Stars,” as well as The Art of Excellence is available on Apple Music.