The song of the day for Sunday, June 13, 2021, is “I’ve Got the World on a String.”
About This Song
“I’ve Got the World on a String” was written by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler 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
Bennett first recorded “I’ve Got the World on a String” for his 1960 album Tony Bennett Sings a String of Harold Arlen. He sang this song at his 1962 concert at Carnegie Hall, captured on Tony Bennett At Carnegie Hall.
“I’ve Got the World on a String,” as well as Tony Bennett At Carnegie Hall is available on Apple Music.