The song of the day for Wednesday, October 4, 2023, is “The Man That Got Away.”
About This Song
“The Man That Got Away” was written by Harold Arlen and Ira Gershwin for Judy Garland to sing the 1954 version of A Star Is Born, with James Mason. Her performance of the song is legendary in film history, with 27 takes in three days, three separate sessions, and two different directors. The filmed scene is brilliant and made the song a huge hit for Garland, who sang it in most of her concerts.
About This Version
“The Man That Got Away,” as well as Tony Sings For Two, is available on Apple Music.
And, of course, here’s Judy Garland’s brilliant performance from A Star Is Born: