The song of the day for Wednesday, June 8, 2019 is “Until I Met You.”
About This Song
“Until I Met You” was written in 1956 by Freddie Green and Donald E. Wolf. The song is also known as “Corner Pocket.” Freddie Green played rhythm guitar for the Count Basie Orchestra for fifty years. This song has also been recorded by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Sarah Vaughan, among others.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Until I Met You” in 1962 for On The Glory Road; the song was arranged by Ralph Sharon. The release of the album was called off at the last minute. Songs from the album appeared later in other albums; this song wound up on some releases of I Wanna Be Around. Thankfully, On The Glory Road was released in 2011 as part of the Tony Bennett Complete Collection and is now available on iTunes as well.
“Until I Met You,” as well as On The Glory Road, is available from iTunes.