The song of the day for Friday, October 26, 2019, is “Give Me The Simple Life.”
About This Song
“Give Me The Simple Life” was written by Rube Bloom and Harry Ruby for the 1946 film Wake Up and Dream, which starred John Payne and June Haver. Notable recordings include those by Bing Crosby, Benny Goodman, Rosemary Clooney, and, of course, Tony Bennett.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Give Me The Simple Life” in 1954 for his first full-length album, Cloud 7, released in 1955.
“Give Me The Simple Life,” as well as Cloud 7, is available from iTunes.