The song of the day for Tuesday, July 2, 2019, is “While The Music Plays On.”
About This Song
“While The Music Plays On” was written in 1939 by Emery “Eddie” Heim, who was born in Budapest and moved to America in 1939. He served in the US Army, Special Services, during World War II. Irving Mills and Lupin Fein wrote the lyrics.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “While The Music Plays On” in 1954 for his first full-length album, Cloud 7, released in 1955. The very nice trumpet interlude was played by Charles Panely.
While the Music Plays On, a song by Tony Bennett on Spotify
“While The Music Plays On,” as well as Cloud 7, is available from iTunes.