The song of the day for Thursday, February 6, 2014 is “Make Someone Happy.”
About This Song
“Make Someone Happy” is from the 1960 musical Do Re Mi, by Jule Styne, Betty Comden and Adolph Green. Do Re Mi concerns a guy, a bit of a loser and a con, who goes into the jukebox business with some gangster pals. ”Make Someone Happy” was introduced by John Reardon and Nancy Dussault.
About This Version
Today’s version of “Make Someone Happy” is from the second Tony Bennett and Bill Evans album “Together Again,” released in 1977 on Bennett’s Improv label. Like their first album, it was produced by Evans’ manager Helen Keane.
“Make Someone Happy,” as well as album Together Again, is available from iTunes. The Complete Tony Bennett / Bill Evans Recordings is also available from iTunes.