The song of the day for Thursday, January 14, 2021, is “Blue Moon.”
About This Song
“Blue Moon” was written in 1933 by Richard Rodgers and Larry Hart. The song first appeared in the 1934 film Manhattan Melodrama, though with a completely different lyric.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded this version of “Blue Moon” with The Ruby Braff-George Barnes Quartet for the first of their two Rodgers and Hart albums: Tony Bennett Sings 10 Rodgers & Hart Songs, released in 1976 on Bennett’s Improv Label.
“Blue Moon,” as well as Tony Bennett Sings the Rodgers & Hart Songbook , is available from Apple Music.