The song of the day for Friday, November 25, 2022, is “Shakin’ The Blues Away.”
About This Song
“Shakin’ The Blues Away” was originally written by Irving Berlin for The Zeigfeld Follies of 1927. It was introduced by Ruth Etting, who was making her first appearance in the Follies. Berlin pulled it out of the trunk for 1948 film Easter Parade, where it was a dance number for Ann Miller.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Shakin’ The Blues Away” in May 1987 and was released that year on Bennett/Berlin. This song was arranged by Tony Bennett.
“Shakin’ The Blues Away,” as well as Bennett/Berlin is available on Apple Music.
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