The song of the day for Tuesday, January 6, 2015 is “Trapped in the Web of Love.”
About This Song
“Trapped in the Web of Love” was written in the 1930s by Jeanne Burns. Burns was born in New York City in 1917 and wrote her first Cotton Club number (“Little Town Gal”) when she was only sixteen years old. She wrote numerous songs during the 1930s and 40s. This song has also been recorded by Peggy Lee in 1965 and The Treniers in 1954. Burns was also a vocalist with several bands during the 1930s.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Trapped in the Web of Love” in 1960; it was arranged and conducted by Ralph Sharon. However, this song wasn’t released until 1966, when it was included on A Time For Love.
“Trapped in the Web of Love,” as well as A Time For Love, is available from iTunes.