The song of the day for Monday, November 28, 2022, is “When I Lost You.”
About This Song
“When I Lost You” was written by Irving Berlin in 1912. This is a lovely and sad ballad that was autobiographical for Berlin. He had married the singer Dorothy Goetz, who contracted typhoid fever on their honeymoon and died from it five months after their wedding. Filled with grief, he wrote this song to her. It did become his first hit ballad. This song has been recorded by Tony Bennett, Dinah Washington, Lena Horne, Chet Baker, and Miles Davis, among others.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “When I Lost You” in May 1987 and was released that year on Bennett/Berlin. This song was arranged by Tony Bennett with Ralph Sharon.
“When I Lost You,” as well as Bennett/Berlin is available on Apple Music.
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