The song of the day for Sunday, October 29, 2017 is “So Long, Big Time!”
About This Song
“So Long, Big Time!” was written by Harold Arlen, with lyrics by Dory Langdon Previn, in 1963. One of Arlen’s later songs, “So Long, Big Time!” is about the “player” who’s run out of luck and is giving up the fast life and knows when it’s time to walk away. The Bill Evans Trio and Monica Zetterlund recorded this song in 1964 for the album Waltz For Debby.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “So Long, Big Time!” in 1963 for his 1974 album The Many Moods of Tony. Marty Manning did the arrangement.
“So Long, Big Time!,” as well as The Many Moods of Tony, is available from iTunes.