The song of the day for Saturday, January 7, 2023, is “Moonlight in Vermont.”
About This Song
“Moonlight in Vermont” was written in 1944 by Karl Suessdorf and John Blackburn. The song was made famous by Margaret Whiting, who recorded it in 1944 with Billy Butterfield and his Orchestra. It has been popular ever since, with other recordings by Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, and Ella Fitzgerald.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Moonlight in Vermont” in July 1995 for Here’s To The Ladies, arranged and conducted by Bill Holman.
For this album, Tony Bennett chose songs strongly associated with the most outstanding American female singers from the 20th century. “Moonlight in Vermont” is a tribute to Margaret Whiting.
“Moonlight in Vermont,” as well as Here’s To The Ladies is available on Apple Music.
Here’s Margaret Whiting’s original 1945 recording of “Moonlight in Vermont.”