The song of the day for Sunday, January 7, 2018 is “The Very Thought of You.”
About This Song
This ballad by the British composer and band leader Ray Noble has been popular since it was written in 1934. Noble recorded it with his own orchestra; Bing Crosby also recorded it that same year. Other significant recordings include those by Frank Sinatra, Carmen McRae and Nat King Cole.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “The Very Thought of You” in 1965 for the album A Time For Love. This recording features Bobby Hackett, a long-time friend of Tony Bennett, on cornet.
“The Very Thought of You,” as well as A Time For Love, is available from iTunes.