The song of the day for Friday, October 30, 2020, is “Angel Eyes.”
About This Song
“Angel Eyes” was written in 1946 by Matt Dennis and Earl Brent. It was used in the 1953 film Jennifer. It’s a popular jazz song that has had numerous fine recordings, including those by Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Chet Baker, Dave Brubeck, and Duke Ellington.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Angel Eyes” in 1992 for his album Perfectly Frank. It was arranged by Ralph Sharon and features some very fine bass from Paul Langosch. Perfectly Frank won the 1992 Grammy Award for Best Traditional Pop Vocal Performance.
“Angel Eyes,” as well as Perfectly Frank, is available from Apple Music.