The Song of the Day for October 29, 2012 is Exactly Like You.
About Exactly Like You
Exactly Like You was written for the 1930 Broadway show Lew Leslie’s International Review by Jimmy McHugh, with lyrics by Dorothy Fields. They also wrote On The Sunny Side Of The Street for the same show. It was first recorded by Louis Armstrong and went on to become a jazz and popular standard. It has been recorded by everyone from Cab Calloway to Frank Sinatra to Django Reinhardt and Anita O’Day.
About This Version
Exactly Like You is the first track on Tony Bennett’s and k.d. lang’s celebration of the songs of Louis Armstrong, A Wonderful World. The album won the 2003 Grammy award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album.