The song of the day for Tuesday, November 16, 2021, is “Somebody Loves Me.”
The Year of Tony Bennett wishes the wonderful Diana Krall a very happy birthday!
About This Song
“Somebody Loves Me” was written by George Gershwin, with lyrics by Ballard MacDonald, for George White’s Scandals of 1924. Popular early recordings include those by Paul Whiteman and Cliff Edwards, also known as Ukulele Ike. Other recordings include those by Dave Brubeck, Ella Fitzgerald, Fletcher Henderson, Peggy Lee, Frank Sinatra, and many more.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and Diana Krall recorded “Somebody Loves Me” for their 2018 album Love Is Here To Stay with The Bill Charlap Trio (Charlap on piano, Peter Washington on bass, and Kenny Washington on drums).
“Somebody Loves Me,” as well as Love Is Here To Stay is available on Apple Music.
Tony and Diana did this story on NPR about their album.