The song of the day for Thursday, December 31, 2015 is “Crazy She Calls Me.”
About This Song
Today’s song was written in 1949 by Carl Sigman and Bob Russell. Originally called “Crazy He Calls Me,” he is changed to she when sung by a man. In addition to Billie Holiday’s recording of this song, it has also been recorded by Peggy Lee, Dinah Washington and Aretha Franklin.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Crazy She Calls Me” in 1996 for the album Tony Bennett On Holiday, released in 1997. The arrangement is by Jorge Calandrelli.
“Crazy She Calls Me,” as well as Tony Bennett On Holiday, is available from iTunes.