The song of the day for Monday, March 7, 2022, is “Crazy She Calls Me.”
About This Song
“Crazy She Calls Me” (originally “Crazy He Calls Me”) 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 She Calls Me” for his 1997 tribute to Billy Holiday: Tony Bennett On Holiday. Jorge Calandrelli wrote the arrangement.
“Crazy She Calls Me,” as well as Tony Bennett On Holiday is available on Apple Music.
Here’s Billy Holiday’s recording from her album Lover Man.