The song of the day for Tuesday, January 14, 2020, is “It Had To Be You.”
About This Song
“It Had to Be You” was written by Isham Jones and Gus Kahn in 1924. It’s a popular standard with many fine recordings, including those by Paul Whiteman, Cliff Edward,s and Frank Sinatra. It has also be used in several films, including Casablanca and Annie Hall.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “It Had To Be You” with the Ralph Sharon Trio for the album When Lights Are Low. Sharon wrote the arrangement; his piano on this song is lovely.
“It Had To Be You,” as well as When Lights Are Low, is available from iTunes.