The song of the day for Tuesday, November 10, 2015 is “But Beautiful.”
About This Song
Today’s song, “But Beautiful,” was written in 1947 by Jimmy Van Heusen and Johnny Burke. It was written for Bing Crosby to sing in the 1947 movie The Road to Rio. The song has been widely recorded, including recordings by Bill Evans, Johnny Hartman, Billie Holiday, Gregory Porter, Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole.
About This Version
Today’s version of “But Beautiful” is the duet by Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga for Cheek to Cheek, released in 2014. This song was arranged by Jorge Calandrelli.
“But Beautiful,” as well as Cheek to Cheek, is available from iTunes.