The song of the day for Saturday, August 10, 2019, is “For Once In My Life.”
About This Song
“For Once In My Life” was written in 1967 by Ron Miller and Orlando Murden for the Motown Record’s Jobete publishing company. This song not only found success as a Motown song, with recordings by Stevie Wonder and Jean duShon, but also as a popular standard, starting with Tony Bennett’s recording in 1967. Thanks to Tony Bennett’s recording of the song, it’s been sung by other popular and jazz singers such as Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “For Once In My Life” in 1967 for the album For Once In My Life. The arrangement was written by Torrie Zito.
“For Once In My Life,” as well as the album of the same name, is available from iTunes.