The song of the day for Monday, January 3, 2022, is “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love.”
About This Song
“I Can’t Give You Anything But Love” was written by Jimmy McHugh and Dorothy Fields for the 1928 revue Blackbirds of 1928, produced by Lew Leslie. The song was the first big hit for this songwriting pair. It has been a widely recorded jazz and popular standard, with recordings by Ukelele Ike, Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Benny Goodman, Anita O’Day, and many others.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga recorded “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love” for their 2014 album Cheek To Cheek. It was arranged by Lee Musiker, with instrumental arrangements by Brian Newman, Alex Smith, and Steve Kortya.
“I Can’t Give You Anything But Love,” as well as Cheek To Cheek is available on Apple Music.