The song of the day for Sunday, June 11, 2017 is ” I Cover The Waterfront.”
About This Song
“I Cover the Waterfront” was written in 1933 by Johnny Green, with lyrics by Edward Heyman. The song was inspired by the 1932 novel of the same name by Max Miller, which was also made into a film and re-scored just prior to release to include the Johnny Green song. It has been recorded by Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan and even John Lee Hooker.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “I Cover The Waterfront” in 1958 for the album Hometown, My Town. The arrangement was written by our musical collaborator of the month, Ralph Burns.
” I Cover The Waterfront,” as well as Hometown, My Town, is available from iTunes.
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