The song of the day for Saturday, February 20, 2021, is “A Sleeping’ Bee.”
About This Song
“A Sleeping’ Bee” was written by Harold Arlen and Truman Capote for the 1954 musical House of Flowers, based on the Truman Capote novella. Set in Haiti, the production featured a trio of steel drummers (more precisely known as pannists) from Trinidad.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “A Sleeping’ Bee” with Ralph Sharon in 1959 for their album Tony Sings For Two, released in 1961.
“A Sleeping’ Bee,” as well as Tony Sings For Two, is available from Apple Music.