The song of the day for Wednesday, April 24, 2013 is Let Yourself Go.
About This Song
Let Yourself Go was written by Irving Berlin for the 1936 movie Follow The Fleet, where it was introduced by Ginger Rogers.
About This Version
Today’s song is from Tony Bennett’s 1987 album, Bennett/Berlin. In addition to the great work by the Ralph Sharon Trio (with Paul Langosch on bass and Joe LaBarbera on drums), this album also features appearances by Dizzy Gillespie and Dexter Gordon. Tony Bennett arranged the album and the whole thing swings, especially this song. Just Let Yourself Go!
Let Yourself Go, as well as the full Bennett/Berlin album, is available from iTunes.