The song of the day for Tuesday, September 9, 2020, is “Crazy She Calls Me.”
About This Song
“Crazy He Calls Me” (he is changed to she when sung by a man) was written in 1949 by Carl Sigman and Bob Russell. 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 He Calls Me” in 1996 for his tribute album to Lady Day: Bennett On Holiday, released in 1997.
“Crazy She Calls Me,” as well as Bennett On Holiday, is available from Apple Music.
And here’s Billie Holiday singing today’s song.