The Song of the Day for October 26, 2012 is He Loves And She Loves.
About He Loves And She Loves
George and Ira Gershwin wrote this song in 1927. It was used in the 1927 Broadway musical Funny Face and was sung by Fred Astaire in the film of the same name in 1957. Mr. Astaire also starred in the 1927 musical!
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded this song for his 1993 album Steppin’ Out, a tribute to his friend Fred Astaire. This album contains songs introduced and made famous by Mr. Astaire. If you are fan of Fred Astaire (and how could you not be?), The Year of Tony Bennett highly recommends this album.
Mr. Bennett’s version of this song, while reflecting Mr. Astaire’s performance in Funny Face, has a slightly slower tempo, turning the song into a ballad that touches the heart. Well, mine anyway. We also present Fred Astaire’s version of the same song.