The song of the day for Thursday, March 13, 2014 is “They All Laughed.”
About This Song
“They All Laughed” was written by George and Ira Gershwin for the 1937 movie Shall We Dance, which starred Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. This is rather charming list song that has had several fine recordings, including those by Astaire, Chet Baker, Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “They All Laughed” in 1993 for his album Steppin’ Out, which features songs introduced by Fred Astaire. He performs this song regularly in his concerts and always appears to have a lot of fun singing it.
“They All Laughed,” as well as the album Steppin’ Out, is available from iTunes.
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