The song of the day for Tuesday, October 1, 2019, is “I Remember You.”
About This Song
“I Remember You” was written in 1941 by Victor Schertzinger and Johnny Mercer. This song was first used in the 1942 movie The Fleet’s In (directed by the composer Schertzinger), where it was introduced by Dorothy Lamour. It is said that Mercer wrote the lyric for Judy Garland, with whom he was said to be in love. The song has been widely recorded over the decades and remains popular today. Notable recordings include those by Tony Bennett, Chet Baker, Doris Day, Ella Fitzgerald, Diana Krall, and Dinah Washington.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “I Remember You” in 2004 for the album The Art of Romance. It was arranged by Johnny Mandel.
“I Remember You,” as well as The Art of Romance, is available from iTunes.