The song of the day for Tuesday, September 20, 2022, is “Days of Wine and Roses.”
About This Song
“Days of Wine and Roses” was written by Henry Mancini and Johnny Mercer or the 1962 film of the same name, starring Lee Remick and Jack Lemmon. This movie is arguably the most influential film ever made about alcoholism and the struggles of Remick and Lemmon to stop drinking. There are scenes in this film that I know I will never forget; it is a true masterpiece. The song won the Academy Award for Best Original Song.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Days of Wine and Roses” on December 29,1965, for The Movie Song Album, released in 1966. The arrangement was written by Larry Wilcox.
“Days of Wine and Roses,” as well as The Movie Song Album, is available on Apple Music.