The song of the day for Monday, February 12, 2018 is “Love Is Here To Stay.”
About This Song
“Love Is Here To Stay” was written by George and Ira Gershwin in 1937 for The Goldwyn Follies; the song was released after George Gershwin’s untimely death from brain cancer in July 1937. This song is also known as “Our Love Is Here To Stay,” but the published title of the song omits the “Our.”
About This Version
Tony Bennett first recorded “Love Is Here To Stay” in 1958 for the album Hometown, My Town and featured a nice arrangement by Ralph Burns. Today we feature the live recording on June 9, 1962 at Carnegie Hall, the fifth song sung by Mr. Bennett at the concert.
“Love Is Here To Stay,” as well as Tony Bennett at Carnegie Hall, is available from iTunes.