The Song of the Day for October 14, 2012 is Rags to Riches.
About Rags to Riches
This song was written by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross. Tony Bennett’s original recording of the song was made in 1953 and reached #1 on the Billboard charts. Martin Scorsese fans may associate this song with Goodfellas, where it was used at the beginning of the film.
About This Version
We choose this song today in our preparation for Viva Duets, which will include a duet of this song with Romeo Santos. Today’s version is from Tony Bennett’s legendary 1962 Carnegie Hall Concert.
We’ve previously used Tony’s original recording of Rags to Riches as the song of the day. See the link below to view the topic for that version.