The song of the day for Sunday, Mary 18, 2021, is “When Lights Are Low.”
About This Song
“When Lights Are Low” was written in 1936 by Benny Carter and Spencer Williams, while both were living and working in Europe. Carter was the staff arranger for the BBC during that time.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “When Lights Are Low” in 1964 with The Ralph Sharon Trio for the album When Lights Are Low. The trio consisted of Sharon on piano, Hal Gaylord on bass, and Billy Exiner on drums. Gaylord does some very nice work on today’s song.
“When Lights Are Low,” as well as the album When Lights Are Low, is available from Apple Music.