The song of the day for Friday, July 26, 2013 is “Dream Dancing.”
About This Song
Cole Porter wrote “Dream Dancing” for the 1941 movie You’ll Never Get Rich, which starred Fred Astaire and Rita Hayworth. However, the song was only used as an instrumental for the movie. Fred Astaire recorded the song, with lyrics, in 1941 with the Delta Rhythm Boys.
About This Version
Today’s song is from Tony Bennett and Bill Evans’ second album, Together Again, released in 1977, although Dream Dancing wasn’t included on the original LP, but was added to the 1999 Rhino CD reissue.
“Dream Dancing,” as well as the remaster album Tony Bennett and Bill Evans: Together Again (with additional outtakes), is available from iTunes.