The song of the day for Monday, May 21, 2018 is “It Was Me.”
About This Song
“It Was Me” was written by Gilbert Becaud as “C’etait Moi,” with English lyrics by Norman Gimbel. It’s a beautiful love song that brings memories of summers past and, maybe, to come. In 2009, Tony Bennett named this as his favorite summer song on NPR; you can listen to the interview here.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “It Was Me” in 1962 for the album I Wanna Be Around, released in 1963. Marty Manning wrote the arrangement.
“It Was Me,” as well as I Wanna Be Around, is available from iTunes.
In 2009, Tony Bennett named this as his favorite summer song on NPR; you can listen to the interview here
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