The song of the day for Monday, September 2, 2019, is “Maybe September.”
About This Song
“Maybe September” was written in 1965 by Percy Faith, with lyrics by Jay Livingston and Ray Evans for the 1965 movie The Oscar. It’s the only movie that Tony Bennett acted in (so far), where he played the good guy, an agent named Hymie Kelly. While the film received mixed reviews, this song is terrific and is beautifully sung by Tony Bennett.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Maybe September” in 1965; it was released in 1966 on The Movie Song Album. The song was arranged by Larry Wilcox.
Tony Bennett and Bill Evans recorded “Maybe September” for their second album, Together Again.
“Maybe September,” as well as The Movie Song Album, is available from iTunes.