The song of the day for Monday, May 23, 2016 is “Steppin’ Out With My Baby.”
About This Song
Irving Berlin wrote “Steppin’ Out With My Baby” in 1947 for the film Easter Parade, which starred Fred Astaire and Judy Garland. The score of Easter Parade won the Academy Award for Best Original Music Score.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Steppin’ Out With My Baby” in 1993 for the album Steppin’ Out. If you’ve been having some thoughts about dancing, you should listen to this album; it consists of songs that Fred Astaire danced to during his career. Once again: how can you possibly go wrong with Tony Bennett and Fred Astaire?
“Stepping’ Out With My Baby,” as well as Steppin’ Out, is available from iTunes.
Well, two months to the day that I was laid off from my old company, I start a brand-new job tomorrow. Instead of a short 5 minute drive to work, I’ll have a 45 minute light rail ride instead. No worries … I have my iPod and noise-cancelling earphones. Anyway, wish me luck on my new endeavor!