The song of the day for is “Yesterday I Heard The Rain.”
The Year of Tony Bennett joins music lovers from all over in mourning for Armando Manzanero, composer of today’s song, who died on December 28, 2020, from Covid-19.
About This Song
Entitled “Esta Tarde Vi Llover” in the original Spanish, is one of Armando Manzanero’s most highly regarded songs, written in 1968. Born in 1935, Manzanero studied music in Mexico City and composed his first song at the age of 15. At the age of 16, he became a professional pianist. His songs, like “Yesterday I Heard The Rain” are beautiful and romantic songs. He is considered to be one of the most successful composers from Latin America. Gene Lees wrote the English lyrics.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Yesterday I Heard The Rain” in 1968 for the album Yesterday I Heard The Rain. Torrie Zito wrote the arrangement.
“Yesterday I Heard The Rain,” as well as the album Yesterday I Heard The Rain, is available from Apple Music.