The song of the day for Thursday, May 27, 2021, is “Keep Smiling At Trouble.”
About This Song
“Keep Smiling At Trouble” was written in 1924 by Lewis Gensler, with lyrics by Al Jolson and Buddy DeSylva. It was first recorded by Fred Waring’s Pennsylvanians in 1924, with vocals by his brother, Tom Waring. Other noted recordings were by Jolson, Ruby Braff, Tommy Dorsey, Della Reese, and Bobby Hackett.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded this version of “Keep Smiling At Trouble” in 1967 for his album For Once In My Life. Ralph Burns wrote the arrangement.
“Keep Smiling At Trouble,” as well as For Once In My Life, is available from Apple Music.