The song of the day for Tuesday, September 15, 2015 is “The Party’s Over.”
About This Song
Today’s song was composed by Jule Styne with lyrics by Adolph Green and Betty Comden. “The Party’s Over” is one of the hit songs from the 1956 musical Bells Are Ringing. The song was introduced by Judy Holliday, who won the Tony award for her performance.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “The Party’s Over” on November 4, 1958 for one of my favorite of his albums: Hometown, My Town. The arrangement is by Ralph Burns. This album features a fine jazz band, including Milt Hinton on bass and Al Cohn on tenor sax.
“The Party’s Over,” as well as Hometown, My Town, is available from iTunes.