The song of the day for Thursday, June 18, 2020, is “The Very Thought of You.”
Today we would like to wish Sir Paul McCartney a very happy birthday!
About This Song
“The Very Thought of You” was written in 1934 by bandleader Ray Nobel. This ballad has been popular since it was written in 1934. Noble recorded it with his own orchestra; Bing Crosby also recorded it that same year. Other significant recordings include those by Frank Sinatra, Carmen McRae, and Nat King Cole.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and Paul McCartney recorded “The Very Thought of You” in 2006 for Duets: An American Classic. Jorge Calandrelli did the arrangement.
“The Very Thought of You,” as well as Duets: An American Classic, is available from Apple Music.
Tony and Sir Paul made this video, which I am pleased to share.