The song of the day for Wednesday, January 29, 2020, is “Make Believe.”
About This Song
“Make Believe” was written by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein in 1927 for the original stage production of Show Boat. It’s a lovely song, sung by Magnolia Hawks and Gaylord Ravenal as they first begin to fall in love.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Make Believe” with the Bill Charlap Trio for the album The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern, released in 2015.
“Make Believe,” as well as The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern, is available from iTunes.