The live performance song of the day for Tuesday, January 22, 2013 is Country Girl.
About Country Girl
This beautiful song was written by Robert Farnon, who worked with Tony Bennett in the 1970s, mostly in England.
About This Version
This version, arranged by Marion Evans, is from Tony Bennett’s historic concert with London Philharmonic Orchestra on January 31, 1971. This concert celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Royal Albert Hall. The concert was conducted by Robert Farnon. The concert was filmed and shown on the BBC and the recording was released as Get Happy.
Mr. Bennett sang this song at Mr. Farnon’s memorial service in 2005.
Country Girl, as well as the full Get Happy album, is available from iTunes.