The song of the day for Wednesday, October 19, 2022, is “Twilight World.”
About This Song
“Twilight World” was written in 1957 by the wonderful pianist Marian McPartland, with lyrics by Johnny Mercer. This ballad has proven to be one of her most enduring and popular songs. The tune itself is a lovely mid-tempo ballad, often played in a bossa nova style. The lyrics by Johnny Mercer are quite good, and the combination makes for a nearly perfect jazz song. Tony Bennett said “well, that song will last forever. It’s a beautiful song.”
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Twilight World” on October 1, 1971, for his album With Love. The song was arranged by Robert Farnon.
“Twilight World,” as well as With Love is available on Apple Music.
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