The song of the day for Monday, September 19, 2017 is “Nobody Else But Me.”
About This Song
“Nobody Else But Me” was written by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein for the 1946 Broadway revival of Show Boat, replacing a reprise of “Why Do I Love You?” near the end of Act Two. It was the last song that Jerome Kern wrote; he died shortly before the 1946 production opened. This song has been used in other revivals of Show Boat as well.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Nobody Else But Me” in 1964 for the album When Lights Are Low. The album features Bennett with the Ralph Sharon Trio, with Sharon on piano, Hal Gaylord on bass and Billy Exiner on drums. Sharon wrote all the arrangements for this album.
“Nobody Else But Me,” as well as When Lights Are Low, is available from iTunes.