The song of the day for Tuesday, February 26, 2019, is “Dream a Little of Me.”
About This Song
“Dream A Little Dream of Me” was written in 1931 by Fabian Andre, Wilbur Schwandt, and Gus Kahn. The song was first recorded in 1931 by Ozzie Nelson and also by Wayne King and His Orchestra, The song has remained popular over the decades, with recordings by Kate Smith, Frankie Laine, Ella Fitzgerald, Dinah Shore, Doris Day and even The Mamas and The Papas, with Mama Cass. Louis Armstrong first recorded the song in 1950.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and k.d. lang recorded “Dream a Little Dream of Me” for their 2002 duet album A Wonderful World, where they featured songs associated with Louis Armstrong. Not only are there 12 wonderful songs on the album, Tony and k.d. are very fine on this album. Their voices pair beautifully.
Dream a Little Dream of Me, a song by Tony Bennett, k.d. lang on Spotify
“Dream a Little of Me,” as well as A Wonderful World, is available from iTunes.