The song of the day for Monday, April 10, 2023, is “Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars.”
About This Song
“Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars” was written in 1960 by Antonio Carlos Jobim. The English lyrics were written by Gene Lees. Known in the original Portuguese as “Corcovado,” this is one of the great early bossa nova songs. The song has a serene quiet feeling–the English title fits the mood of the song perfectly. Both Stan Getz and Miles Davis recorded jazz versions of “Quiet Nights.”
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Quiet Nights of Quiet Stars” on December 19, 1962, for his album I Wanna Be Around, released in 1963. Marty Manning wrote the arrangement.
“Quiet Days of Quiet Stars,” as well as I Wanna Be Around is available on Apple Music.