The song of the day for Tuesday, July 7, 2020, is “But Beautiful.”
About This Song
“But Beautiful” was written by Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke in 1947. It was written for Bing Crosby to sing in the movie The Road to Rio. The song has been widely recorded, including recordings by Bill Evans, Johnny Hartman, Billie Holiday, Gregory Porter, Frank Sinatra, and Nat King Cole.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and Bill Evans recorded “But Beautiful” in June 1975 for their first album The Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album. This song is one of your author’s favorite songs sung by Tony Bennett and I hope you enjoy it.
“But Beautiful,” as well as The Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album, is available from Apple Music.