The song of the day for Tuesday, June 15, 2021, is “Without a Song.”
About This Song
“Without a Song” was written by Vincent Youmans with lyrics by Billy Rose and Edward Eliscu for the 1929 musical Great Day. It has been recorded by artists ranging from Perry Como to Mario Lanza to Frank Sinatra. Great Day was set in 19th century Louisiana; as a result, some of the lyrics have been changed over time to remove some objectionable language.
About This Version
Prior to his 1962 concert at Carnegie Hall, Tony Bennett had recorded “Without a Song” twice: first for his 1957 album Tony and again with Count Basie for the 1958 album In Person! Bennett sang this song at his concert at Carnegie Hall on June 9, 1962, captured on Tony Bennett At Carnegie Hall.
“Without a Song,” s well as Tony Bennett At Carnegie Hall is available on Apple Music.