The song of the day for Wednesday, May 4, 2022, is “Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars.”
About This Song
“Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars” (“Corcovado” in the original Portuguese) written by Antonio Carlos Jobim in 1960 is one of the great early bossa nova songs. The English lyrics were written 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” for his 1963 album I Wanna Be Around. Marty Manning wrote the arrangement.
“Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars,” as well as I Wanna Be Around is available on Apple Music.