The song of the day for Friday, January 10, 2020, is “The Rules of the Road.”
About This Song
“The Rules of the Road” was written by Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh in 1961. 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 “The Rules of the Road” in 1961, featuring a very fine arrangement by Ralph Burns, who also orchestrated My Heart Sings. Today’s recording was released on the 1962 album I Left My Heart in San Francisco.
“The Rules of the Road,” as well as I Left My Heart in San Francisco, is available from iTunes.