The song of the day for Sunday, December 31, 2017 is “Look For The Silver Lining.”
About This Song
“Look for the Silver Lining” was written in 1919 (!) by Jerome Kern, with lyrics by B.G. (Buddy) DeSylva, for the musical Zip, Goes a Million and again in 1920 for a musical named Sally. The song has remained popular ever since; at 98 years old, it’s a great song.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and Bill Charlap recorded “Look for the Silver Lining” for the album The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern, released in 2015. It won the Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album at the 58th Annual Grammy Awards.
“Look For The Silver Lining,” as well as The Silver Lining: The Songs of Jerome Kern, is available from iTunes.