The song of the day for Wednesday, September 23, 2020, the first full day of the Autumn season is “Autumn In New York.”
About This Song
“Autumn In New York” was written by Vernon Duke for the 1934 Broadway musical Thumbs Up! The song has proved quite popular over the years, with recordings by Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker, Sarah Vaughan, and many, many more.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Autumn In New York” in 1992; the recording is an outtake from Perfectly Frank. Thankfully, the recording was released in 2011 with the Complete Collection box set on the Rarities, Outtakes and Other Delights, Vol. 2 disk.
“Autumn In New York,” as well as Rarities, Outtakes and Other Delights, Vol. 2 is available from Apple Music.