The song of the day for Thursday, September 8, 2016 is “‘S Wonderful.”
About This Song
The Gershwin Brothers wrote “‘S Wonderful” for the 1927 musical Funny Face, where it was introduced by Adele Astaire (Fred’s sister) and Allen Kearns.
About This Version
Today’s recording is a live recording from 1977 featuring Marian and Jimmy McPartland and the rest or their group. Mr. Bennett joins in at the end. It was originally released on Tony Bennett, The McPartlands and Friends Make Magnificent Music and is now available on the box set The Complete Improv Recordings.
“‘S Wonderful,” as well as The Complete Improv Recordings, is available from iTunes.