The song of the day for Saturday, April 1, 2023, is “Once There Lived A Fool.”
About This Song
“Once There Lived a Fool” was written in 1950 by Jessie Mae Robinson. She was the first female African-American member of ASCAP (American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers). Tony Bennett and Anita O’Day were two of the first artists to record this song.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Once There Lived a Fool” on December 6, 1950, with an arrangement by Marty Manning. It was released as a single in early 1951.
“Once There Lived A Fool,” as well as The Columbia Singles, Vol. 1 is available on Apple Music.