The song of the day for Wednesday, July 15, 2020, is “By Myself.”
About This Song
“By Myself” was written by Arthur Schwartz and Howard Dietz for the 1937 musical Between the Devil, where it was introduced by Jack Buchanan. Another great Schwartz-Dietz song from Between the Devil was “I See Your Face Before Me.” This song was used in the 1953 Fred Astaire film, The Band Wagon.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “By Myself” in 1958 for his 1959 album Hometown, My Town. Ralph Burns wrote the arrangement.
“By Myself,” as well as Hometown, My Town, is available from Apple Music.