The song of the day for Wednesday, July 31, 2019, is “Let’s Begin.”
About This Song
“Let’s Begin” was written by Jerome Kern and Otto Harbach for the 1933 musical Roberta, which also included many other fine Kern songs, including “Smoke Gets In Your Eyes” and “The Touch of Your Hand.”
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Let’s Begin” in 1957 for The Beat of My Heart. For this album, Bennett invited drummers and percussionists to record songs on this album; for “Let’s Begin,” drummer Art Blakey is featured.
“Let’s Begin,” as well as The Beat of My Heart, is available from iTunes.