On the first day of a Tony Bennett Christmas, December 14, 2020, the song of the day is “I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm.”
About This Song
“I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm” was written by Irving Berlin for the 1937 movie On The Avenue, starring Dick Powell and Alice Faye, who introduced the song in the movie. Billie Holiday recorded it in 1937 as did Mildred Bailey. Other notable recordings include those by Bing Crosby, Ella Fitzgerald, and Doris Day.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and his daughter, Antonia Bennett, recorded “I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm” in 2004; it was released on A Swingin’ Christmas in 2008, featuring The Count Basie Big Band. It was arranged by Lee Musiker.
“I’ve Got My Love to Keep Me Warm,” as well as A Swingin’ Christmas, is available from Apple Music.