The song of the day for Monday, March 13, 2023, is “How Do You Keep The Music Playing.”
About This Song
“How Do You Keep The Music Playing” was written by Michel Legrand, with lyrics by Alan and Marilyn Bergman, for the 1982 movie Best Friends. The song has become a popular standard and has had many fine recordings, including those by Frank Sinatra (who encouraged Bennett to sing this song), Frankie Laine, Johnny Mathis and Tony Bennett.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “How Do You Keep The Music Playing” live on September 15, 2016, at Radio Center Music Hall for a celebration of his 90th birthday. An album of the celebration was released as Tony Bennett Celebrates 90.
“How Do You Keep The Music Playing,” as well as Tony Bennett Celebrates 90 is available on Apple Music.
Here’s Mr. Bennett singing “How Do You Keep The Music Playing?” from the concert: