The song of the day for Sunday, September 4, 2022, is “So Long, Big Time!”
About This Song
“So Long, Big Time!” was written in 1963 by Harold Arlen, with lyrics by Dory Langdon Previn. One of Arlen’s later songs, “So Long, Big Time!” is about the “player” who’s run out of luck and is giving up the fast life and knows when it’s time to walk away. The Bill Evans Trio and Monica Zetterlund recorded this song in 1964 for the album Waltz For Debby.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “So Long, Big Time!” on September 17, 1963, and was released in 1964 on the album The Many Moods of Tony. Harold Arlen conducted this recording; the arrangement was written by Marty Manning.
“So Long, Big Time!,” as well as The Many Moods Of Tony is available on Apple Music.