The song of the day for Monday, January 31, 2022, is “Here’s That Rainy Day.”
About This Song
““Here’s That Rainy Day” was written by Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke for the 1953 Broadway musical Carnival in Flanders, which only ran for six performances. This song, however, is quite good and has remained a popular ballad over the years. In addition to Bennett’s recording, it has also been recorded by those such as Frank Sinatra, Rosemary Clooney, Steve Lawrence, Billy Eckstine, and Ann Hampton Calloway. The song is also proved a favorite of jazz instrumentalists, including Dave Brubeck, Chet Baker, Paul Desmond, and Art Pepper, among many others.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Here’s That Rainy Day” in 1972 for his album With Love. Robert Farnon arranged and conducted all of the songs on this album.
“Here’s That Rainy Day,” as well as With Love is available on Apple Music.