The song of the day for Monday, April 15, 2019, is “Blues in the Night.”
About This Song
“Blues in the Night” was written in 1941 for the film of the same name by Harold Arlen and Johnny Mercer. Arlen wrote the music first and wrote a true blues song. Johnny Mercer, who later wrote the lyrics, drew on his southern heritage to write the exceptional lyrics.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded this version of “Blues in the Night” in 2001 for his album Playin’ With My Friends: Bennett Sings The Blues. And by the way–Bennett sings the blues quite well.
Blues In The Night, a song by Tony Bennett on Spotify
“Blues in the Night,” as well as Playin’ With My Friends, is available from iTunes.