The song of the day for Wednesday, January 13, 2016 is “That Ole Devil Called Love.”
About This Song
“That Ole Devil Called Love” was written in 1944 by Doris Fisher and Allan Roberts. Composer Doris Fisher, daughter of songwriter Fred Fisher, was so popular in the 1940s that she was called “Queen of the Jukebox.” She often wrote with Allan Roberts. She was also a talented singer and performer. Other of her songs include “You Always Hurt The One You Love.”
About This Version
This song was made famous by Billie Holiday, who recorded it in 1945; it was released as the B-side with “Lover Man. Tony Bennett recorded “That Ole Devil Called Love” in 1996 for his tribute album to Billie Holiday: Tony Bennett On Holiday.
“That Old Devil Called Love,” as well as Tony Bennett On Holiday, is available from iTunes.