The song of the day for Tuesday, July 20, 2021, 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
Tony Bennett recorded “Dancing In The Dark” in 1961 for the album My Heart Sings. Ralph Burns wrote the very fine arrangement.
“Dancing In The Dark,” as well as My Heart Sings is available on Apple Music.