The song of the day for Sunday, July 30, 2023, is “Dancing in the Dark”
About This Song
“Dancing in the Dark” was written by Arthur Schwartz and Howard Dietz for the 1931 revue The Band Wagon and is widely considered to be the finest of the songs written by Schwartz and Dietz. Alec Wilder in American Popular Song describes it as “… a very strong song with a superb, poetic lyric.”
About This Version
“Dancing in the Dark” as well as Steppin’ Out is available on Apple Music.
Here are Fred Astaire and Cyd Charisse dancing to today’s song, from the 1953 file The Band Wagon.