The song of the day for Sunday, April 4, 2021, is “Isn’t This a Lovely Day.”
About This Song
“Isn’t This a Lovely Day” was written by Irving Berlin for the Fred Astaire / Ginger Rogers movie Top Hat. In the film, Astaire and Rogers are caught in a rainstorm while sitting in an outdoor gazebo. The song was introduced by Fred Astaire. This song has also been recorded by Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Diana Krall, Jeri Southern, and Tony Bennett.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Isn’t This a Lovely Day” in 1987 for his album Bennett/Berlin. Backing Bennett is the Ralph Sharon Trio, featuring Sharon on piano, Paul Langosch on bass, and Joe LaBarbera on drums.
“Isn’t This a Lovely Day,” as well as Bennett/Berlin, is available from Apple Music.