The song of the day for Thursday, October 1, 2015 is “Wave.”
About This Song
“Wave,” or “Vou Te Contar” in the original Portuguese, written in 1967, is a classic bossa nova song by Antonio Carlos Jobim. It’s one of Jobim’s loveliest songs.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Wave” on August 13, 1970 and released it that same year on the album Tony Bennett’s Something. It was arranged and conducted by Peter Matz. The session included several Bennett favorites, including John Bunch, Milt Hinton and Al De Risi.
“Wave,” as well as Tony Bennett’s Something, is available from iTunes.