The song of the day for Friday, June 19, 2020, is “Falling In Love With Love.”
About This Song
“Falling In Love With Love” was written in 1938 by Richard Rodgers and Larry Hart for the Broadway musical The Boys of Syracuse It pairs a beautiful Rodgers waltz melody with the adult and a rather somber lyric by Hart: in other words, a perfect Rodgers and Hart song.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Falling In Love With Love” in 1965 for the album If I Ruled The World: Songs for the Jet Set. The song wasn’t released on the original 1965 LP, but was added to the 1997 CD release. This song, as well as the rest of the album, features an arrangement by Don Costa.
“Falling In Love With Love,” as well as If I Ruled The World: Songs for the Jet Set, is available from Apple Music.