The song of the day for Friday, June 14, 2019, is “The Touch of Your Lips.”
About This Song
“The Touch of Your Lips” was written in 1936 by Ray Noble. Noble was a popular English bandleader who became quite popular in the US as well. After great success in London, he and his vocalist Al Bowlly appeared at the Rainbow Room in 1934. “The Touch of Your Lips” has been recorded by Chet Baker, Nat King Cole, and Andy Williams.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and Bill Evans recorded “The Touch of Your Lips” in 1975 for their first album The Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album. This album was released on the Fantasy label, which was the label Bill Evans was associated with. Part of their agreement was to do this first one on Evans’s label and second album, Together Again, on Bennett’s own label Improv.
The Touch Of Your Lips, a song by Tony Bennett, Bill Evans on Spotify
“The Touch of Your Lips,” as well as The Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album, is available from iTunes.