The song of the day for Saturday, April 16, 2022, is “Ain’t Misbehaving.”
About This Song
“Ain’t Misbehaving” was written in 1929 by Fats Waller, with lyrics by Andy Razaf. Waller introduced “Ain’t Misbehaving” in the 1929 musical revue Hot Chocolates, staged at Connie’s Inn in Harlem. Andy Razaf, the lyricist, says that Waller wrote the entire song in just 45 minutes. It has become one of Waller’s most well-known songs, perhaps due to the wildly successful Broadway musical revue Ain’t Misbehaving, which opened in 1978.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Ain’t Misbehaving” in 1964 for his album with The Ralph Sharon Trio, When Lights Are Low. Sharon wrote the arrangement.
“Ain’t Misbehaving,” as well as When Lights Are Low is available on Apple Music.