The song of the day for Saturday, August 31, 2013 is “Trapped in the Web of Love.”
About This Song
“Trapped in the Web of Love” was written by Jeanne Burns, who was at one time married to Harold Arlen’s brother Jerry. She wrote her first song for the Cotton Club when she was only sixteen and continued to compose for many years. Her other songs include “Lady With The Fan” and “Sad Eyes.”
About This Version
Our song today is from Bennett’s 1966 album A Time For Love. Ernie Altschuler produced the album; Ralph Sharon arranged this song. This album also contains “In The Wee Small Hours” and a very fine version of “My Funny Valentine.” You can read more about A Time For Love at our sister site The Interactive Tony Bennett Discography.