The song of the day for Tuesday, March 5, 2019, is “Until I Met You.”
About This Song
“Until I Met You” was written in 1956 by Freddie Green and Donald E. Wolf. This song is also known as “Corner Pocket.” Freddie Green played rhythm guitar for the Count Basie Orchestra for fifty years. This song has also been recorded by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Sarah Vaughan, among others.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Until I Met You” in 1962 and featured an arrangement by Marty Manning. It was originally included on On The Glory Road; the release of this album was canceled at the last minute. Thankfully, the album was included in Bennett’s 2011 Complete Collection. Instead, it was released on Tony’s hit 1963 album I Wanna Be Around.
Until I Met You, a song by Tony Bennett on Spotify
“Until I Met You,” as well as I Wanna Be Around, is available from iTunes.