On the second day of the Twelve Days Tony Bennett Christmas, Friday, December 15, 2017, the song of day is “I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm.”
About This Song
“I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm” was written in 1937 by Irving Berlin for the 1937 movie On The Avenue, starring Dick Powell and Alice Faye, who introduced the song in the movie. Billie Holiday recorded it 1937 as did Mildred Bailey. Other notable recordings include those by Bing Crosby, Ella Fitzgerald and Doris Day.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and his daughter, Antonia Bennett, recorded a lovely duet of today’s song for 2008 album A Swingin’ Christmas, which features the Count Basie Big Band. The arrangement was written by Lee Musiker.
“I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm,” as well as A Swingin’ Christmas, is available from iTunes.