The song of the day for Monday, May 9, 2016 is “Roses of Yesterday.”
About Roses Of Yesterday
Irving Berlin wrote “Roses Of Yesterday” in 1928 with the title “Roses.” It was recorded in 1928 by Fred Waring and the Pennsylvanians (Victor 21676).
Unlike most Berlin songs, it was not written for a film or musical, but as a standalone song.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Roses of Yesterday” in 1952 as a single. The arrangement is by Percy Faith.
“Roses Of Yesterday,” as well as all of the songs collected on The Columbia Singles, Vol. 2, is available from iTunes.