The song of the day for Friday, July 24, 2020, is “When Lights Are Low.”
About This Song
“When Lights Are Low” was written in 1936 by Benny Carter and Spencer Williams; both Carter and Williams were living and working in Europe. Carter was the staff arranger for the BBC during that time.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “When Lights Are Low” in 1964 for his album When Lights Are Low. The recording features The Ralph Sharon Trio, with Billy Exiner on drums and Hal Gaylord on bass. In addition to playing piano, Sharon arranged the tune.
“When Lights Are Low,” as well as the album When Lights Are Low, is available from Apple Music.