The song of the day for Monday, December 30, 2013 is “I’m Glad There Is You.”
About This Song
“I’m Glad There Is You” was written in 1941 by Jimmy Dorsey and Paul Madeira (also known as Paul Mertz). The first recording of this song was released by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra in 1942. It has been widely recorded by artists including Frank Sinatra, Stan Getz, Ella Fitzgerald, Lena Horne, Sarah Vaughan, Joe Pass and many others.
About This Version
Today’s song is from Tony Bennett’s 1992 album Perfectly Frank, consisting of songs made famous by Frank Sinatra. The entire album is a delight and is a great favorite here at The Year of Tony Bennett.
“I’m Glad There Is You,” as well as the album Perfectly Frank, is available from iTunes.