The song of the day for Monday, March 7, 2016 is “Call Me Irresponsible.”
About This Song
Today’s song, “Call Me Irresponsible,” was written in 1962 by Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn. It was originally written for Fred Astaire to sing in the movie Papa’s Delicate Condition. However, due to contractual obligations, the role went to Jackie Gleason, who introduced the song. “Call Me Irresponsible” won the 1964 Academy Award for Best Original Song.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Call Me Irresponsible” in 1992 for his album Perfectly Frank. It was arranged by Ralph Sharon.
“Call Me Irresponsible,” as well as Perfectly Frank, is available from iTunes.