The song of the day for Thursday, March 10, 2022, is “Dearly Beloved.”
About This Song
“Dearly Beloved” was written by Jerome Kern and Johnny Mercer for the 1942 film You Were Never Lovelier, starring Fred Astaire and Rita Hayworth. The song was nominated for an Academy Award.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and The Bill Charlap Trio recorded “Dearly Beloved” for the 2015 album The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern. Charlap wrote the arrangement.
“Dearly Beloved,” as well as The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern is available on Apple Music.
Here’s Fred Astaire singing today’s song, from the movie You Were Never Lovelier.