The song of the day for Friday, July 5, 2019, is “Top Hat, White Tie and Tails.”
About This Song
Irving Berlin wrote “Top Hat, White Tie and Tails” for the 1935 film Top Hat, starring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Berlin also wrote “Cheek to Cheek” for the film.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Top Hat, White Tie and Tails” in 1993 for the album Steppin’ Out. Bennett and Ralph Sharon arranged the album.
Top Hat, White Tie and Tails, a song by Tony Bennett on Spotify
“Top Hat, White Tie and Tails,” as well as Steppin’ Out, is available from iTunes.
For a bit more fun this holiday weekend, we have this clip from Top Hat: