The song of the day for Monday, July 10, 2023, is “My Old Flame.”
About This Song
“My Old Flame” was written by Arthur Johnston and Sam Coslow for the 1934 movie Belle of the Nineties, which starred Mae West. West was an ardent Duke Ellington fan and insisted that he and his orchestra be hired to do the film and accompany her when she sang it.
About This Version
“My Old Flame,” as well as Tony Bennett On Holiday, is available on Apple Music.
Billie Holiday recorded “My Old Flame” in 1934.