The song of the day for Thursday, July 1, 2020, is “Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me.”
About This Song
“Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me” was written in 1933 by Rube Bloom and Ted Koehler and introduced in the Cotton Club Parade – World’s Fair Edition. It’s a beautiful song about the loss of love.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me” in 1961 for the album My Heart Sings. Ralph Burns wrote the arrangement and conducted; previously had worked with Tony on one of my favorites: Hometown, My Town. There were exceptional musicians on this album, including Milt Hinton, Eddie Costa, Mundell Lowe, and Bernie Jenkins.
“Don’t Worry ‘Bout Me,” as well as My Heart Sings, is available from Apple Music.