The song of the day for Friday, January 4, 2019, is “There’ll Be Some Changes Made.”
About This Song
“There’ll Be Some Changes Made” was written in 1921 by Benton Overstreet and Billy Higgins. Ethel Waters had a hit recording of this song in late 1921; other early recordings include those by Marion Harris, Josie Miles, Fats Waller, and the Chicago Rhythm Kings. Later recordings include those by Billy Holiday, Peggy Lee, and Tony Bennett. Even western singers have been drawn to the song by artists including Chet Atkins, Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys, and Pee Wee Russell’s Rhythmakers.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “There’ll Be Some Changes Made” for his 1975 album Tony Bennett Life Is Beautiful, recorded on his own Improv label. Torrie Zito did the arrangement.
There’ll Be Some Changes Made, a song by Tony Bennett on Spotify
“There’ll Be Some Changes Made,” as well as The Complete Improv Recordings, is available from iTunes.