The song of the day for Saturday, September 13, 2014 is “Maybe September.”
About This Song
Today’s song, “Maybe September,” was written in 1965 for the movie The Oscar by Percy Faith with lyrics by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans. The Oscar is the only movie that Bennett has acted in. He played one of the few good guys in the movie, an agent named Hymie Kelly. While the film received mixed reviews, this song is terrific and is beautifully sung by Tony Bennett.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Maybe September” in 1965 for The Movie Song Album. The song was arranged by Larry Wilcox and conducted by Johnny Mandel. This album is one of Bennett’s favorite of his albums and includes great Bennett hits including “The Shadow of Your Smile,” “Emily,” “Days of Wine and Roses” and “Smile.”
“Maybe September,” as well as The Movie Song Album, is available from iTunes.
Note: Yes, I know it’s Saturday and there’s no video. There will be one tomorrow!