On the first day of the Twelve Days of a Tony Bennett Christmas, Monday, December 14, 2015, the song of the day is “Snowfall.”
About This Song
“Snowfall” was written in 1941 by Claude and Ruth Thornhill. It’s an interesting song, it’s a cool jazz song, though written in 1941, long before there was such as thing as cool jazz. It’s an evocative and moody song and is quite beautiful.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Snowfall” in 1968 for his first Christmas album: Snowfall–The Tony Bennett Christmas Album. The song “Snowfall” was arranged and conducted by Robert Farnon.
“Snowfall,” as well as Snowfall–The Tony Bennett Christmas Album, is available from iTunes.