The song of the day for Thursday, July 30, 2020, is “I’ve Got the World on a String.”
About This Song
Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler wrote “I’ve Got the World on a String” for the 1932 Cotton Club Parade, where it was introduced by Cab Calloway and Bing Crosby. Alec Wilder, in American Popular Song, considers it one of Arlen’s loveliest songs.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “I’ve Got the World on a String” in 1992 for his album Perfectly Frank. Ralph Sharon wrote the arrangement.
“I’ve Got the World on a String,” as well as Perfectly Frank, is available from Apple Music.