The song of the day for Saturday, July 14, 2018 is “When In Rome.”
About This Song
“When In Rome” was written in 1964 by Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh. In the year 2000, part of his 70th birthday celebration at the Library of Congress, Stephen Sondheim chose a list of ‘Songs I Wish I Had Written (At Least in Part).’ On this list were several songs by Cy Coleman and Carolyn Leigh, most of which are songs that Tony Bennett has recorded, including “When In Rome.”
About This Version
Tony Bennett and Bill Evans recorded “When In Rome” for their album The Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album, released in 1975.
“When In Rome,” as well as The Tony Bennett/Bill Evans Album, is available from iTunes.
Our video today is a clip from Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show, with Tony Bennett and Bill Evans as guests, singing today’s song.