The song of the day for Tuesday, March 24, 2020, is “City of Angels.”
About This Song
“City of Angels” was written by Fred Astaire and Tommy Wolfe. In addition to Astaire’s phenomenal gifts as a singer, dancer, and actor, he was also a fine songwriter. In addition to “City of Angels,” he also wrote “I’m Building Up to an Awful Letdown” (written with Johnny Mercer), and “It’s Like Taking Candy From a Baby,” which he recorded with Benny Goodman.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “City of Angels” in 1986 for The Art of Excellence. The album was Bennett’s first album with Columbia after he returned to the label.
“City of Angels,” as well as The Art of Excellence, is available from iTunes.