The song of the day for Saturday, June 8, 2019, is “I Wished on the Moon.”
About This Song
Written by Ralph Rainger and Dorothy Parker (yes, that Dorothy Parker), this song was first recorded in 1935 by Ruth Etting. Bing Crosby sang in The Big Broadcast of 1936. Other recordings include those by Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Mel Tormé, Billie Holiday, Art Pepper, and Tony Bennett.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “I Wished on the Moon” in June 1996 for his 1997 album Bennett On Holiday: A Tribute to Billie Holiday.
I Wished on the Moon, a song by Tony Bennett on Spotify
“I Wished on the Moon,” as well as Bennett on Holiday, is available from iTunes.