The song of the day for Friday, November 7, 2014 is “I’ll Be Seeing You.”
About This Song
“I’ll Be Seeing You” was written in 1938 by Sammy Fain and Irving Kahal. It grew to its fame during World War II, when it became something of an anthem for soliders serving overseas and the loved ones left at home. It’s been recorded by Billie Holiday, Al Hirt, Lisa Minelli, Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee and Willie Nelson.
About This Version
Tony Bennett first recorded “I’ll Be Seeing You” in 1956 for his second album, Tony, which was arranged and conducted by Ray Conniff. Today’s version is from 1992, from his album Perfectly Frank, a selection of song often associated with his friend, Frank Sinatra. This version was arranged by Ralph Sharon.
“I’ll Be Seeing You,” as well as the album Perfectly Frank, is available from iTunes.