The song of the day for Thursday, July 20, 2017 is “Give Me The Simple Life.”
About This Song
“Give Me The Simple Life” was written in 1946 by Rube Bloom and Harry Ruby. It was written in 1946 for the film Wake Up and Dream, which starred John Payne and June Haver.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Give Me The Simple Life” for his first full-length album Cloud 7. Released in 1954, this was the album Bennett had longed to make: a strong jazz vocal album.
“Give Me The Simple Life,” as well as Cloud 7, is available from iTunes.