The song of the day for Monday, July 5, 2021, is “Baby Don’t You Quit Now.”
About This Song
“Baby Don’t You Quit Now” was written in 1967 by Jimmy Rowles and Johnny Mercer. In the booklet for Fifty Years: The Artistry of Tony Bennett collection, Tony Bennett says “This song is one of Ella Fitzgerald’s favorites, and a fun song to perform. It was written by Jimmy Rowles and Johnny Mercer. It always runs through my brain …”
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Baby Don’t Quit Now” in 1968 for the album I’ve Gotta Be Me, released in 1969. Torrie Zito wrote the arrangement.
“Baby Don’t You Quit Now,” as well as I’ve Gotta Be Me is available on Apple Music.