The song of the day for Thursday, April 23, 2015 is “Don’t Wait Too Long.”
About This Song
“Don’t Wait Too Long” by Sunny Skylar concerns a relationship between a younger and older person (“you are the summer and I am the autumn”) and the realization that the time together may not be as long as they’d wish. Other recordings of this song are by Frank Sinatra (1965, September of My Years) and Blossom Dearie (1964, May I Come In).
About This Version
Today’s version is the solo by Tony Bennett on his 2014 album Cheek To Cheek duets album with Lady Gaga. It was arranged by Jorge Calandrelli. Mr. Bennett recorded first recorded this song for his 1964 album The Many Moods Of Tony.
Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett continue their Cheek To Cheek tour tonight at Austin City Limits Live at the Moody Theater in Austin, Texas. It should be really swell. And swanky. I’ll be curating tweets and posting them on the April 2015 Tour Appearances topic, so please check back.
“Don’t Wait Too Long,” as well as Cheek To Cheek Deluxe Edition, is available from iTunes.