The song of the day for Thursday, March 24, 2022, is “Stella By Starlight.”
About This Song
“Stella By Starlight” was written by Victor Young for the 1944 film The Uninvited; the lyrics by Ned Washington were added in 1946. The song was recorded in 1947 by Harry James and Frank Sinatra and it has been frequently recorded ever since. It found its way as a jazz standard in the early 1950s, with recordings by Stan Getz, Bud Powell, and Stan Kenton. It ranks as the 10th most important jazz title at jazzstandards.com.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Stella By Starlight” in 1961 for his album My Heart Sings, which was arranged and conducted by Ralph Burns.
“Stella By Starlight,” as well as My Heart Sings is available on Apple Music.