The song of the day for Wednesday, June 26, 2019, is “When You Wish Upon a Star.”
About This Song
“When You Wish Upon a Star” was written by Leigh Harline and Ned Washington for the 1940 Walt Disney adaption of Pinocchio. It was sung by Cliff Edwards as Jiminy Cricket. “When You Wish Upon A Star” won the Academy Award for Best Original Song, and was the first Disney song to win this award. The American Film Institute rated it seventh in their 100 Greatest Songs in Film History. The song has also been recognized by the Library of Congress, which preserved the song in National Recording Registry in 2009.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “When You Wish Upon a Star” in 1998 for his album for children: The Playground.
When You Wish Upon A Star, a song by Tony Bennett on Spotify
“When You Wish Upon a Star,” as well as The Playground, is available from iTunes.