The song of the day for Tuesday, July 17, 2018 is “So Long, Big Time.”
About This Song
“So Long, Big Time” was written in 1963 by Harold Arlen and Dory Langdon Previn. One of Arlen’s later songs, “So Long, Big Time” is about the “player” who’s run out of luck and is giving up the fast life and knows when it’s time to walk away. The Bill Evans Trio and Monica Zetterlund recorded this song in 1964 for the album Waltz For Debby.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “So Long, Big Time” in 1963 for the album The Many Moods of Tony.
“So Long, Big Time,” as well as The Many Moods of Tony, is available from iTunes.