The song of the day for Saturday, January 3, 2015 is “Who Can I Turn To.”
About This Song
“Who Can I Turn To” was written by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley for the 1964 British musical The Roar of the Greasepaint, The Smell of the Crowd. Producer David Merrick saw the production in London and decided to bring it to America, starting first with a nationwide tour. Around that time, Tony Bennett made this recording, which was a hit for him; this helped bring attention to the musical and helped ensure its success in the US.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded this song in 1964 for his album of the same name, released that same year. It was arranged and conducted by George Siravo; the album was produced by Ernie Altschuler.
“Who Can I Turn To,” as well as the album of the same name, is available from iTunes.
Once again, it’s Saturday and that means it’s Video Saturday on The Year of Tony Bennett.