The song of the day for Wednesday, April 6, 2016 is “Crazy She Calls Me.”
About This Song
Today’s song, “Crazy She Calls Me,” was written in 1949 by Carl Sigman, with lyrics by Bob Russell. This song was made famous by Billie Holiday, who recorded it in October, 1949.
Originally called “Crazy He Calls Me,” he is changed to she when sung by a man. In addition to Billie Holiday’s recording of this song, it has also been recorded by Peggy Lee, Dinah Washington and Aretha Franklin.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Crazy She Calls Me” in 1996 for his album Tony Bennett On Holiday, released in 1977. The arrangement is by Jorge Calandrelli.
“Crazy She Calls Me,” as well as Tony Bennett On Holiday, is available from iTunes.
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