The song of the day for Sunday, January 5, 2013 is “Young and Foolish.”
About This Song
“Young and Foolish” was written by Albert Hague and Arnold B. Horwitt for the 1954 musical Plain and Fancy, which concerns a New York couple who travel to Amish country in Lancaster, Pennsylvania to sell a piece of property and become involved with and learn from the community. The song proved popular for jazz and popular musicians, with recordings by Dean Martin, Joe Williams, Bill Evans and Brad Mehldau.
About This Version
Today’s song is from the first album from Tony Bennett and Bill Evans: The Tony Bennett Bill Evans Album, released in 1975, a song that both musicians had recorded earlier, with Bennett including it in his 1963 album This Is All I Ask.
“Young and Foolish,” as well as The Tony Bennett Bill Evans Album, is available from iTunes.