The song of the day for Tuesday, May 27, 2014 is “This Time The Dream’s On Me.”
About This Song
Today’s song was written in 1941 by Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer for the film Blues In The Night. Arlen and Mercer also wrote the somewhat more well-known title song for the film as well. “This Time The Dream’s On Me” has been recorded by Marian McPartland, Glenn Miller, Ella Fitzgerald and Chet Baker, among others.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded today’s song in 1960 for his album dedicated to the work of Harold Arlen called Tony Bennett Sings a String of Harold Arlen. The songs on the album were arranged and conducted by Glenn Osser and the album was produced by Mitch Miller.
“This Time The Dream’s On Me,” as well as the album Tony Bennett Sings a String of Harold Arlen, is available from iTunes.