The song of the day for Saturday, January 2, 2106 is “Look For The Silver Lining.”
About This Song
Today’s song, “Look For The Silver Lining,” was written by Jerome Kern (songwriter of the month for January 2016) with lyrics by Buddy DeSylva. It was written in 1919 for the musical Zip, Goes A Million, which was not a successful production, and published in 1920 and reused in the more popular show Sally, where it was introduced by Marilyn Miller. Other recordings include those by Judy Garland, Chet Baker and Margaret Whiting.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and Bill Charlap used “Look For The Silver Lining” as the title song for their 2015 album The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern.
“Look For The Silver Lining,” as well as The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern, is available from iTunes.