The song of the day for Wednesday, December 30, 2015 is “A Beautiful Friendship.”
About This Song
“A Beautiful Friendship” was written in 1956 by the sons of two great American songwriters. The composer, Donald Kahn, was the son of lyricist Gus Kahn and the lyricist, Stanley Styne, was the son of composer Jule Styne. In addition to Tony Bennett’s fine recording, “A Beautiful Friendship” has been recorded by Duke Ellington and Rosemary Clooney.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “A Beautiful Friendship” in 1967 for his album Tony Makes It Happen! The arranger is the very talented Marion Evans, who was recently inducted into the Alabama Jazz Hall of Fame.
“A Beautiful Friendship,” as well as Tony Makes It Happen!, is available from iTunes.