The song of the day for Tuesday, August 18, 2020, is “But Beautiful.”
About This Song
“But Beautiful” was written by Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke for Bing Crosby to sing in the 1947 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” for their first album, The Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album, released in 1975.
“But Beautiful,” as well as The Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album, is available from Apple Music.