The song of the day for Thursday, September 19, 2019, is “The Rules of the Road.”
Today is your blogger’s birthday and so I’m treating myself. I really love this song and especially this version.
About This Song
“The Rules of the Road” was written in 1961 by Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh. In addition to several recordings by Tony Bennett, the song has also been recorded by Lena Horne, Shirley Horne, Nat King Cole, and Rosemary Clooney.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded this version of “The Rules of the Road” in 1964 for his album When Lights Are Low. This album uses the Ralph Sharon Trio, with Sharon on piano, Hal Gaylord on bass, and Billy Exiner on drums.
“The Rules of the Road,” as well as When Lights Are Low, is available from iTunes.