The song of the day for Monday, June 7, 2021, is “Climb Ev’ry Mountain.”
About This Song
Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein, “Climb Ev’ry Mountain” is from the beloved musical The Sound of Music, which opened on Broadway in 1959 and ran for 1,443 performances. It is sung at the end of Act One by the Mother Abbess.
About This Version
Tony Bennett first recorded “Climb Ev’ry Mountain” in 1959 and released it as a single; the same recording was included on his 1962 album Mr. Broadway: Tony’s Greatest Broadway Hits. He sang it at his 1962 concert at Carnegie Hall on June 9, 1962, captured on Tony Bennett At Carnegie Hall.
“Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” as well as Tony Bennett At Carnegie Hall is available on Apple Music.