The song of the day for Monday, June 18, 2018 is “Have You Met Miss Jones”
About This Song
Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart wrote “Have You Met Miss Jones?” for the musical revue I’d Rather Be Right. It’s one of their sweetest and most charming love songs, as the young man who is introduced to Miss Jones and falls in love immediately. In addition to Bennett’s recording, other significant recordings include those by Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded this version of “Have You Met Miss Jones?” in 1964 with a terrific jazz quartet: Herbie Hancock (piano), Stan Getz (tenor sax), Ron Carter (bass) and Elvin Jones (drums). This recording was released on several compilation albums. It’s currently available on Rarities, Outtakes & Other Delights, Vol. 1, originally available as part of the Complete Collection box set.
“Have You Met Miss Jones?,” as well as Rarities, Outtakes & Other Delights, Vol. 1, is available from iTunes.