The song of the day for Monday, September 12, 2022, is “From This Moment On.”
About This Song
“From This Moment On” was written by Cole Porter in 1950. Porter originally wrote this song for his musical Out Of This World, but it was dropped from that show in previews. It was included in the wonderful 1953 film Kiss Me KateKiss Me Kate. Doris Day recorded this song as a single in 1950; the Frank Sinatra 1957 recording for his A Swingin’ Affair! was instrumental in the popularity of this song. It has also been recorded by Ella Fitzgerald, Lena Horne, and Susannah McCorkle.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “From This Moment On” on April 8, 1964, at Bennett’s performance for the opening of The Sahara Hotel. The recording was made available in 2011 as Tony Bennett Live at the Sahara: From This Moment On in the Complete Collection box set.
“From This Moment On,” as well as Live at The Sahara – Las Vegas, 1964 is available on Apple Music.
Here’s this song and dance from the 1953 film Kiss Me Kate. I think it’s one of the best film dances ever created. It’s wonderful to see the young Bob Fosse and Tommy Rall’s entrance (1:34) is breaktaking.