The song of the day for Tuesday, July 6, 2021, is “Emily.”
About This Song
“Emily” was written by Johnny Mandel and Johnny Mercer for the 1964 film The Americanization of Emily, which starred James Garner and Julie Andrews and takes place in London in 1944. Emily, played by Julie Andrews, lost her husband, brother, and father in the war and finds herself attracted to Charlie Madison, played by James Garner. The film was very well received and is a personal favorite of both of the lead actors.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Emily” in 1965 for The Movie Song Album. The recording was arranged and conducted by Mandel.
“Emily,” as well as The Movie Song Album is available on