The song of the day for Monday, November 27, 2017 is “You Can’t Lose a Broken Heart.”
About This Song
“You Can’t Lose a Broken Heart” was written in 1931 by James P. Johnson and Flournoy Earkin Miller. Johnson, a pianist and composer, also known as a Harlem Stride pianist, collaborated with author and producer Flournoy Miller to produce the Sugar Hill revue in 1931 for this song. Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday recorded “You Can’t Lose A Broken Heart” as a duet with Sy Oliver and His Orchestra in 1949 on the Decca label.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and k.d. lang recorded “You Can’t Lose a Broken Heart” in 2002 for their album A Wonderful World.
“You Can’t Lose a Broken Heart,” as well as A Wonderful World, is available from iTunes.