The Song of the Day for Monday, November 12, 2012 is They Can’t Take That Away From Me.
About They Can’t Take Away From Me
Written by George and Ira Gershwin, They Can’t Take That Away From Me was written for the 1937 film Shall We Dance, starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. It was introduced by Fred Astaire in the film. It’s been recorded by many artists, including Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker, Ella Fitzgerald, Diana Krall and many others.
About This Version
This version originally appeared on Mr. Bennett’s tribute album to Fred Astaire, Steppin’ Out, released in 1993. All of the songs on this album were arranged by Tony Bennett and Ralph Sharon. The album featured the Ralph Sharon Trio, with Doug Richeson (b) and Clayton Cameron (d). This version was included on Fifty Years: The Artistry of Tony Bennett.