The song of the day for Saturday, April 3, 2021, is “Lazy Afternoon.”
About This Song
“Lazy Afternoon” was written by Jerome Moss and John LaTouche for the 1954 musical The Golden Apple, which uses mythological Greek characters from Ulysses but set in the state of Washington (at Mount Olympia, of course) in the United States. This song, as well as the entire score, is quite beautiful.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded this version of “Lazy Afternoon” in 1957, originally for his album The Beat of My Heart. This recording was also added to his 1962 album Mr. Broadway: Tony’s Greatest Broadway Hits.
Listen to Lazy Afternoon on Spotify. Tony Bennett · Song · 1962.
“Lazy Afternoon,” as well as Mr. Broadway: Tony’s Greatest Hits, is available from Apple Music.