The song of the day for Thursday, July 8, 2021, is “My Funny Valentine.”
About This Song
“My Funny Valentine” ” was written by Richard Rodgers and Larry Hart for the 1937 Broadway musical Babes in Arms, where it was introduced by Mitzi Green. This ballad is one of the most-loved songs in the American songbook and has been sung by most jazz and cabaret artists. In addition to Tony Bennett’s excellent recordings of this song, others include those by Chet Baker, Frank Sinatra, and Miles Davis.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded this version of “My Funny Valentine” in 1964 for the album A Time For Love, which was released by Ralph Sharon. This is an exquisite recording of this song, with an excellent arrangement (and piano playing) by Ralph Sharon.
“My Funny Valentine,” as well as A Time For Love is available on Apple Music.