The song of the day for Monday, May 30, 2016 is “It Only Happens When I Dance With You.”
About This Song
“It Only Happens When I Dance With You” is one of the many fine songs that Irving Berlin wrote for the 1948 film Easter Parade, which starred Fred Astaire and Judy Garland.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “It Only Happens When I Dance With You” in 1993 for his album Steppin’ Out. The arrangement is by Bennett and Ralph Sharon.
“It Only Happens When I Dance With You,” as well as Steppin’ Out, is available from iTunes.
Today concludes our tribute to Irving Berlin, a master composer of the American songbook. Coming up for June is another great composer, so please stay tuned.