The song of the day for Thursday, August 14, 2014 is “Who Can I Turn To.”
About This Song
Today’s song, “Who Can I Turn To,” was written in 1964 by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley for The Roar of the Greasepaint, The Smell of the Crowd, which opened in London’s West End that year. It was brought to Broadway by producer David Merrick. This recording was a big help in revving up interest in the production for its Broadway opening.
About This Version
Today’s version of “Who Can I Turn To” was arranged by George Siravo, as was the entire album. The album was produced by Ernie Altschuler and was recorded at the CBS 30th Street Studio. He and Bill Evans used this song on their first album, The Tony Bennett Bill Evans Album.
About This Day
“Who Can I Turn To,” as well as the album of the same name, is available from iTunes.