The song of the day for Friday, September 20, 2019, is “Pick Yourself Up.”
About This Song
“Pick Yourself Up” was written by Jerome Kern and Dorothy Fields for the 1936 Fred Astaire film Swing Time. The song was introduced by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rodgers. It’s had many fine recordings, including those by Fred Astaire, Nat Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Mel Tormé, and Diana Krall.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Pick Yourself Up” for the 2015 album The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern with the Bill Charlap Trio, featuring Charlap on piano, Peter Washington on bass, and Kenny Washington on drums.
“Pick Yourself Up,” as well as The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern, is available from iTunes.