The song of the day for Saturday, July 10, 2021, is “Soon It’s Gonna Rain.”
About This Song
“Soon It’s Gonna Rain” was written by Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jone for their 1960 musical The Fantasticks. The show ran for astounding 42 years and 17,162 performances at the Sullivan Street Playhouse.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Soon It’s Gonna Rain” in 1962 for On The Glory Road, which was to be released in 1962, but was canceled. The song was arranged by Ralph Sharon. The song was included on Bennett’s 1965 album The Many Moods Of Tony; On The Glory Road was released in 2011 in the Complete Collection box set and is only available digitally.
“Soon It’s Gonna Rain,” as well as On The Glory Road is available on Apple Music.