The song of the day for Tuesday, August 29, 2017 is “Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea.”
About This Song
Today’s song, “,” was written by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler in 1931 and one was of the early swing rhythm songs. It was recorded in the first few years by Louis Armstrong and Cab Calloway. The Benny Goodman recording, with vocals by Helen Ward, is also well-regarded.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea” in 1964 for the album Who Can I Turn To. It was arranged by George Siravo.
“Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea,” as well as Who Can I Turn To, is available from iTunes.