The song of the day for Tuesday, November 2, 2021, is “It’s Like Reaching For The Moon.”
About This Song
“It’s Like Reaching For The Moon” was written in 1936 by Al Sherman, Al Lewis, and Gerald Marquesee. This song was first recorded by Billie Holiday with Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra in 1936 and was a hit for her. The song has also been recorded by Carmen McRae, Ella Fitzgerald, and Barbara Carroll.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “It’s Like Reaching For The Moon” for his 1990 album Astoria: Portrait of the Artist. Jorge Calandrelli wrote the orchestras and conducted as well.
“It’s Like Reaching For The Moon,” as well as Astoria: Portrait of the Artist is available on Apple Music.