The song of the day for Saturday, June 5, 2021, is “Stranger In Paradise.”
About This Song
“Stranger In Paradise” was written in 1953 for the Broadway musical Kismet. It was written by Robert Wright and George Forrest; the composition was based on Alexander Borodin’s “Gliding Dance of the Maidens.”
About This Version
Tony Bennett has made two studio recordings of “Stranger In Pardise;” the single recorded in 1953 that helped make the show a hit and again as a duet with Andrea Bocelli in 2011 for Duets II. He performed the song at his Carnegie Hall concert, captured on Tony Bennett At Carnegie Hall.
“Stranger In Paradise,” as well as Tony Bennett At Carnegie Hall is available on Apple Music.