The song of the day for Wednesday, August 14, 2019, is “So Many Stars.”
About This Song
“So Many Stars” was written in 1967, with music by Sergio Mendes and lyrics by Alan and Marilyn Bergman. The song was originally written for Sergio Mendes and the Brasil 66 for their 1968 album Look Around. Since then, the song has found great popularity with popular, jazz and cabaret artists including Kathleen Battle, Lee Konitz, Sarah Vaughan, Earl Klugh, Cleo Laine, and Susannah McCorkle.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “So Many Stars” in 1986 for the album The Art of Excellence, his first album after resigning with Columbia Records. The album was arranged and conducted by Jorge Calandrelli.
“So Many Stars,” as well as The Art of Excellence, is available from iTunes.