The song of the day for Wednesday, August 7, 2019, is “Are You Havin’ Any Fun?.”
About This Song
“Are You Havin’ Any Fun?” was written for the 1939 George White’s Scandals by Jack Yellin and Sammy Fain. George White produced these Broadway revues from 1919 to 1939. Stars introduced in his Scandals include Bert Lahr, Ethel Merman, Ray Bolger, and The Three Stooges.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Are You Havin’ Any Fun?” on January 5, 1959, with Count Basie and His Orchestra. Ralph Sharon wrote the arrangement. It was released on the album Basie/Bennett, released in 1959.
“Are You Havin’ Any Fun?,” as well as Basie/Bennett, is available from iTunes.