The song of the day for November 1, 2013 is “Experiment.”
About This Song
Cole Porter wrote “Experiment” for Gertrude Lawrence for his 1933 London West End musical Nymph Errant. This song was a favorite of the great singer Mabel Mercer. The song was also featured, somewhat ironically, in the 2004 somewhat autobiographical film about Cole Porter, Delovely, starring Kevin Kline and Ashley Judd, where it was sung by Kevin Kline.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Experiment” for his album Life Is Beautiful, released in 1975 on his own Improv label. It was arranged by Torrie Zito. The album featured the Torrie Zito Trio, with Zito on piano, John Guiffrida on bass and Chuck Hughes on drums.