The song of the day for Sunday, May 21, 2023, 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 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 sang “All The Things You Are” at his concert at Carnegie Hall on June 9, 1962, with an arrangement by Ralph Sharon. An abridged recording of the show in August 1962 as 4-LP set called Tony Bennett at Carnegie Hall. The 1997 re-release added most of the rest of the songs original concert.
“All The Things You Are,” as well as Tony Bennett at Carnegie Hall is available on Apple Music.