The song of the day for Sunday, October 8, 2017 is “Autumn in New York.”
About This Song
Vernon Duke wrote “Autumn In New York” for the 1934 Broadway musical Thumbs Up! The song has proved quite popular over the years, with recordings by Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker, Sarah Vaughan and many, many more.
About This Version
Today’s song is an outtake for Bennett’s 1992 album Perfectly Frank. No matter–it’s a nice song and a very nice recording. And it is, after all, autumn.
“Autumn in New York,” as well as all of the songs on Rarities, Outtakes and Other Delights, Vol. 2, is available from iTunes.