The song of the day for Saturday, March 5, 2016 is “Who Can I Turn To?”
About This Song
Today’s song, “Who Can I Turn To?”, was written by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley in 1964 for the 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 “Who Can I Turn To?” in 1964 for the album Who Can I Turn To, released in 1964. It was arranged by George Siravo.
“Who Can I Turn To?” as well as the album Who Can I Turn To, is available from iTunes.
For our Saturday video, we present the duet version of “Who Can I Turn To?” from Duets II, sung by Bennett and Queen Latifah.