The song of the day for Tuesday, May 22, 2018 is “Who Can I Turn To?”.
About This Song
“Who Can I Turn To” was written by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley for the British musical The Roar of the Greasepaint, The Smell of the Crowd. Producer David Merrick saw the production in London and decided to bring it to America, starting first with a nationwide tour. Around that time, Tony Bennett made this recording, which was a hit for him; this helped bring attention to the musical and helped ensure its success in the US.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Who Can I Turn To” in 1964, featuring an arrangement by George Siravo. It was released as a 45 RPM single and also on the album Who Can I Turn To.
“Who Can I Turn To?”, as well as the album of the same name, is available from iTunes.