The song of the day for Sunday, March 28, 2021, is “But Beautiful.”
The Year of Tony Bennett is very happy to celebrate the birthday of Lady Gaga, who was born on March 28, 1986. Thanks for all the great music! We anticipate your upcoming album with Tony later this year.
About This Song
“But Beautiful” was written in 1947 by Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke. This song was written 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 Lady Gaga recorded “But Beautiful” in 2014 for their album Cheek To Cheek. We especially like the lovely solo guitar from Gray Sargent at the beginning.
“But Beautiful,” as well as Cheek to Cheek, is available from Apple Music.
We also have a video from the recording of today’s song.