The song of the day for Tuesday, September 29, 2020, is “They Can’t Take That Away From Me.”
About This Song
This song was written by George and Ira Gershwin for the 1937 Fred Astaire – Ginger Rodgers movie Shall We Dance. Unlike most songs that Astaire introduced in his films, there was no dance number associated with “They Can’t Take That Away From Me.” It is one of the Gershwin’s finest love songs. George Gershwin died just two months after this film was released.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and Diana Krall recorded “They Can’t Take That Away From Me” for their 2018 album Love Is Here To Stay. The album was arranged by Bill Charlap.
“They Can’t Take That Away From Me,” as well as Love Is Apple Music, is available from Apple Music.
Nina Hawes says
Fred and Ginger did dance to this song in The Barkleys of Broadway in 1949.