The song of the day for Monday, November 30, 2020, is “I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues.”
About This Song
Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler wrote “I Got A Right To Sing The Blues” for the 1932 Broadway show Earl Carroll’s Vanities. It has been a blues and jazz standard ever since. Notable recordings include those by Cab Calloway, Louis Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Lean Horne, Judy Garland, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, and Billie Holiday.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and Bonnie Raitt recorded ” I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues” in 1992 for Playin’ With My Friends: Bennett Sings The Blues.
“I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues,” as well as Playin’ With My Friends: Bennett Sings The Blues, is available from Apple Music.