The song of the day for Thursday, October 24, 2019, is “You’re All The World To Me.”
About This Song
“You’re All The World To Me” was written by Burton Lane and Alan Jay Lerner for the 1951 MGM musical Royal Wedding, starring Fred Astaire. Astaire performed this song in one of the most famous shots in the history of musical film: the dancing on the ceiling number.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “You’re All The World To Me” in 1993 for his album devoted to his friend Fred Astaire, Steppin’ Out. Bennett and Ralph Sharon wrote the arrangement.
“You’re All The World To Me,” as well as Steppin’ Out, is available from iTunes.
And here’s Fred Astaire singing and dancing on the ceiling from Royal Wedding: