The song of the day for Saturday, April 13, 2013 is Let’s Face The Music and Dance.
About This Song
This Irving Berlin song was written in 1936 for the Fred Astaire – Ginger Rogers movie Follow The Fleet.
About This Version
Today’s version of Let’s Face the Music and Dance is from Tony Bennett’s 1957 album The Beat of My Heart. This version, arranged by Ralph Sharon, features Candido, Sabu and Billy Exiner on percussion and drums.
Let’s Face The Music and Dance, as well as the full The Beat of My Heart album, is available from iTunes.
And thanks to YouTube, here’s the famous scene from Follow The Fleet: