The Song of the Day for October 2, 2012 is Are You Havin’ Any Fun?
About Are You Havin’ Any Fun?
This song was written for George White’s Scandals of 1939, with music by Sammy Fain and lyrics by Jack Yellen.
About This Version
We feature Are You Havin’ Any Fun? as we prepare for Viva Duets, which contains a duet of this song with Dani Martín. Today’s version is from the recently remastered album with Count Basie: Strike Up the Band!, from the 1959 Basie/Bennett album. Mr. Bennett also sang the song as duet with Elvis Costello on the original 2006 Duets: An American Classic.