The song of the day for Friday, March 25, 2022, is “How Do You Keep The Music Playing.”
Today we are honoring the late Aretha Franklin, who was born on March 25, 1942.
About This Song
“How Do You Keep The Music Playing” was written in 1982 by Michel Legrand, with lyrics by Alan and Marilyn Bergman, for the movie Best Friends, starring Bert Reynolds and Goldie Hawn.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and Aretha Franklin recorded “How Do You Keep The Music Playing” in 2011 for Duets II. It was arranged by Jorge Calandrelli.
“How Do You Keep The Music Playing,” as well as Duets II is available on Apple Music.
Here’s the music video of this recording.
And while we’re paying tribute to Aretha Franklin, this clip from the Kennedy Center Honors in 2015 is one of the greatest moments I’ve ever seen.