The song of the day for Sunday, January 14, 2018 is “I Fall In Love Too Easily.”
About This Song
“I Fall In Love Too Easily” was written for the 1945 movie Anchors Away, with music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Sammy Cahn. It nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song, but lost to “It Might As Well Be Spring” by Rodgers and Hammerstein. It is a well-respected jazz standard, with recordings by Miles Davis, Chet Baker, Anita O’Day and Johnny Hartman.
About This Version
Today I’m featuring Tony Bennett’s first recording of “I Fall In Love Too Easily,” recorded in 1954 for his first album, Cloud 7. The arrangement was done by Chuck Wayne.
“I Fall In Love Too Easily,” as well as Cloud 7, is available from iTunes.