The song of the day for Tuesday, November 14, 2023, is “I’m Glad There Is You.”
About This Song
“I’m Glad There Is You” was written in 1941 by Jimmy Dorsey and Paul Madeira. This song was originally released by Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra in 1941 and featured Bob Eberly on vocals. The song has been widely recorded including recordings by Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Mel Tormé, Tony Bennett, Stan Getz and Peggy Lee, among many others.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “I’m Glad There Is You” in June 1992 for his tribute album to Frank Sinatra, Perfectly Frank. Ralph Sharon wrote the arrangement. The Ralph Sharon Trio (Sharon on piano, Paul Langosch on bass, and Joe LaBarbera on drums) played on this album.
Perfectly Frank won the 1992 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance.
“I’m Glad There Is You,” as well as Perfectly Frank, is available on Apple Music.