The song of the day for Thursday, January 4, 2017 is “What a Little Moonlight Can Do.”
About This Song
This charming song was written in 1934 by Harry Woods while he was living and working in temporarily in London for a British film studio as a composer. One of the songs he wrote was “What A Little Moonlight Can Do” for a movie called Road House. Billie Holiday, with Teddy Wilson and His Orchestra, recorded the song in 1935.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “What a Little Moonlight Can Do” in 1996 for his album of songs associated with Billie Holiday: Tony Bennett On Holiday. Mr. Bennett painted the image of Lady Day featured on the cover of the album.
“What a Little Moonlight Can Do,” as well as Tony Bennett On Holiday, is available from iTunes.