The song of the day for Friday, January 13, 2017 is “Moonlight In Vermont.”
About This Song
Today’s song, “Moonlight In Vermont,” was written in 1944 by Karl Suessdorf and John Blackburn. The song was made famous by Margaret Whiting, who recorded it in 1944 with Billy Butterfield and his Orchestra. It has been popular ever since, with other recordings by Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Moonlight In Vermont” in 1995 for the album Here’s To The Ladies, which honors the great female vocalists of the. 20th century. This song is, of course, in honor of Margaret Whiting. The album won the Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance.
“Moonlight In Vermont,” as well as Here’s To The Ladies, is available from iTunes.