The song of the day for Sunday, February 7, 2021, is “Until I Met You.”
About This Song
“Until I Met You” was written in 1956 by Freddie Green and Donald E. Wolf. This song is also known as “Corner Pocket.” Freddie Green played rhythm guitar for the Count Basie Orchestra for fifty years. This song has also been recorded by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Sarah Vaughan, among others.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Until I Met You” in 1962 for the album On The Glory Road, which was to be released in 1962, but was cancelled. This recording was included on the 1963 album I Wanna Be Around. The song was arranged by Ralph Sharon.
Fortunately, On The Glory Road was finally released in 2011 Complete Collection box set of Tony Bennett albums.
“Until I Met You,” as well as On The Glory Road, is available from Apple Music.