The song of the day for Wednesday, January 6, 2021, is “Good Morning Heartache.”
About This Song
“Good Morning, Heartache” was written in 1946 by Irene Higginbotham, Ervin Drake, and Dan Fisher. The song is strongly associated with Billie Holiday, who recorded the song in 1946. The popularity of the song was revived when Diana Ross recorded it for the Billie Holiday biographical film Lady Sings The Blues, released in 1972.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Good Morning Heartache” in 1996 for the album Tony Bennett On Holiday, released in 1977. It was arranged by Jorge Calandrelli.
“Good Morning Heartache,” as well as Tony Bennett On Holiday, is available from Apple Music.
Here’s Billie Holiday’s 1946 recording.