The song of the day for Tuesday, October 27, 2020, is “Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars.”
About This Song
“Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars” (“Corcovado” in the original Portuguese) was written in 1960 by Antonio Carlos Jobim, with English lyrics by Gene Lees. The song has a serene, quiet feeling–the English title fits the mood of the song perfectly. Both Stan Getz and Miles Davis recorded jazz versions of “Quiet Nights.”
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars” in 1962 for the album I Wanna Be Around. The arrangement is by Marty Manning.
“Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars,” as well as I Wanna Be Around, is available from Apple Music.