The song of the day for Tuesday, March 12, 2019, is “That Ole Devil Called Love.”
About This Song
“That Ole Devil Called Love” was written in 1945, with music by Doris Fisher and lyrics by Allan Roberts. Composer 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
Tony Bennett recorded “That Ole Devil Called Love” in 1996 for his album Tony Bennett On Holiday: A Tribute to Billie Holiday, which was released in 1997.
That Ole Devil Called Love, a song by Tony Bennett on Spotify
“That Ole Devil Called Love,” as well as Tony Bennett On Holiday, is available from iTunes.
Here’s Billie’s version from 1945.
That Ole Devil Called Love, a song by Billie Holiday on Spotify