The song of the day for Saturday, March 15, 2014 is “Yesterday I Heard The Rain.”
About This Song
“Yesterday I Heard The Rain” (“Esta Tarde Vi Llover” in the original Spanish) was written by in 1968 by the great Mexican composer Armando Manzanero. The English lyrics are by Gene Lees.
About This Version
This is one beautiful song that probably isn’t well known to many Tony Bennett fans, though perhaps more since its inclusion on the album Viva Duets. It was arranged and conducted by Torrie Zito and produced by Howard A. Roberts.
“Yesterday I Heard The Rain,” as well as the album of the same name, is available from iTunes.
It’s YouTube Saturday. Today we feature Tony Bennett’s duet with Alejandro Sanz from Viva Duets singing “Yesterday I Heard The Rain.”