The song of the day for Friday, August 9, 2019, 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 movie, which was released after George Gershwin’s death. It’s also known as “Our Love Is Here To Stay,” but the published title of the song omits the “Our.”
About This Version
Tony Bennett’s first recording of “Love is Here to Stay” is our choice for the song of the day. He recorded it in 1958 for his 1959 album Hometown, My Town. It features an excellent arrangement by Ralph Burns.
“Love is Here to Stay,” as well as Hometown, My Town, is available from iTunes.