The song of the day for Sunday, November 7, 2021, is “You Go To My Head.”
About This Song
Written in 1938 by J. Fred Coots and Haven Gillespie (the same songwriting team that gave us “Santa Claus is Coming To Town”) “You Go to My Head” is a well-respected popular song. In American Popular Song, Alec Wilder called it “a phenomenon” and “a minor masterpiece.” Al Gioia in The Jazz Standards notes that “this song comes closer than any tune I know to capturing in musical form the feeling of losing control.”
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “You Go To My Head” in 1992 with The Ralph Sharon Trio for the album Perfectly Frank.
“You Go To My Head,” as well as Perfect Frank is available on Apple Music.