The song of the day for Friday, September 10, 2021, is “Wave.”
About This Song
“Wave” (or “Vou Te Contar” in Portuguese) was written in 1967 by Antonio Carlos Jobim; originally written as an instrumental, Jobim wrote the English lyrics himself. This song has been widely recorded by artists including Oscar Peterson, Joao Gilberto, Frank Sinatra, and Sarah Vaughan.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Wave” in 1970 for his album Tony Bennett’s “Something”. Peter Matz wrote the arrangement.
“Wave,” as well as Tony Bennett’s “Something” is available on Apple Music.