The song of the day for Thursday, November 16, 2023 is “I’ve Got a Crush on You.”
The Year of Tony Bennett wishes Diana Krall a very happy birthday today. Miss Krall was born on November 16, 1964, in Nanaimo, Canada. She first sang with Tony Bennett in his MTV Unplugged album in 1994 and has sung duets with Tony on Playin’ With My Friends, Duets: An American Classic, Duets II, and their 2018 album Love Is Here To Stay. You can learn more about Diana Krall at dianakrall.com.
About This Song
“I’ve Got a Crush on You” was written by George and Ira Gershwin for the 1928 musical Treasure Girl, where it was introduced by Clifton Webb and May Hay and was used again in 1930 for Strike Up The Band, where it was sung by Doris Caron and Gordon Smith. It’s been widely sung by jazz vocalists, including Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughan, and Ella Fitzgerald.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and Diana Krall recorded “I’ve Got a Crush on You” for their 2018 album Love Is Here To Stay, released in 2018. It was arranged by Diana Krall and Bill Charlap.
“I’ve Got a Crush on You,” as well as Love Is Here To Stay, is available on Apple Music.
Diana Krall also sang this solo on Love Is Here To Stay: