The song of the day for Tuesday, May 19, 2020, is “That Ole Devil Called Love.”
About This Song
“That Ole Devil Called Love” was written in 1945 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. She also wrote “You Always Hurt The One You Love.”
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “That Ole Devil Called Love” in 1996 for his tribute album to Billie Holiday: Tony Bennett On Holiday, released in 1997. The album won the 1988 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance. Tony Bennett painted the image of Billie Holiday used on the cover.
“That Ole Devil Called Love,” as well as Tony Bennett On Holiday, is available from iTunes.