The song of the day for Thursday, January 3, 2019, is “Get Happy.”
About This Song
“Get Happy” was written for by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler the 1930 The Nine-Fifteen Revue, where it was introduced by Ruth Etting. Most people today are more familiar with Judy Garland’s wonderful song and dance performance in the 1950 movie Summer Stock.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Get Happy” for his 1968 album Yesterday I Heard the Rain. Torrie Zito did the very fine arrangement.
Get Happy – 2011 Remaster, a song by Tony Bennett on Spotify
“Get Happy,” as well as Yesterday I Heard the Rain, is available from iTunes.