The song of the day for Wednesday, June 11, 2014 is “When I Fall In Love.”
About This Song
“When I Fall In Love” was written by Victor Young (music) and Edward Heyman (lyrics). It was introduced in the 1952 movie One Minute To Zero. The first recording was released in April 1952 by Jeri Southern and was arranged and conducted by the composer, Victor Young. However, the first real hit of the song was the 1952 recording by Doris Day. Other notable recordings include those by Nat King Cole, Etta Jones, Tom Jones and, of course, Tony Bennett.
About This Version
Today’s song is from the album In Person! With Count Basie and His Orchestra, released in 1959. It was his second album with Basie, the first, Basie/Bennett, also released that same year.
“When I Fall In Love,” as well as the album In Person! With Count Basie and His Orchestra, is available from iTunes.