The song of the day for August 30, 2021, is “Make Someone Happy.”
About This Song
“Make Someone Happy” is from the 1960 musical Do Re Mi, by Jule Styne, Betty Comden, and Adolph Green. Do Re Mi concerns a guy, a bit of a loser and a con, who goes into the jukebox business with some gangster pals. ”Make Someone Happy” was introduced by John Reardon and Nancy Dussault.
About This Version
“Make Someone Happy” was the third song in Tony Bennett’s set at the 1962 concert in Washington, DC. It’s also the third song in the set written by Jule Styne. This song, as well as The Dave Brubeck Quartet’s set, the Bennett and Brubeck improv session, and all of Tony’s songs with The Ralph Sharon Trio can be found on Bennett/Brubeck: The White House Sessions, Live 1962.
“Make Someone Happy,” as well as Bennett/Brubeck: The White House Sessions, Live 1962 is available on Apple Music.