The song of the day for Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 11, 2014 is “My Mom.”
About This Song
This lovely 1932 song by Walter Donaldson was quite popular at time, with recordings by George Jessell and Rudy Vallee, among others. Tony Bennett relates in his autobiography The Good Life, that his father used to sing this song to him and his brother John and sister Mary when they were children.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded this song for his 1998 album for children The Playground. He is accompanied by pianist Ralph Sharon on this recording.The album was produced by Tony Bennett and his son, Danny Bennett.
“My Mom,” as well as the album The Playground, is available from iTunes.