The song of the day for Thursday, August 6, 2020, is “All The Things You Are.”
About This Song
“All The Things You Are” was written by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein for the 1939 musical Very Warm For May. In American Popular Song, Alec Wilder considers it to be one of Kern’s finest songs and with good reason. It’s a beautiful tune and Hammerstein’s lyrics are excellent.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded this version of “All The Things You Are” for his 2015 album The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern, with Bill Charlap. This recording features a very fine piano solo by Charlap.
“All The Things You Are,” as well as The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern, is available from Apple Music.