The song of the day for Sunday, November 19, 2017 is “That’s My Home.”
About This Song
“That’s My Home” was written in 1932 by Otis René, Leon René, and Ben Ellison.
The René brothers, Leon and Otis, were born in Covington, Louisiana at the turn of the 20th century. They wrote several well-known R&B songs, including “When It’s Sleepy Time Down South.” In addition to composing, they also created and ran several labels and even a record pressing plant. Louis Armstrong was the first to record “That’s My Home.”
About This Version
Tony Bennett sings “That’s My Home” from his 2002 album A Wonderful World.
“That’s My Home,” as well as A Wonderful World, is available from iTunes.
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