The song of the day for Monday, April 18, 2022, 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 1993 for his album Steppin’ Out, his tribute to the songs sung by Fred Astaire. Bennett and Ralph Sharon wrote the arrangement.
“By Myself,” as well as Steppin’ Out is available on Apple Music.