The song of the day for Wednesday, October 7, 2020, is “Moments Like This.”
About This Song
“Moments Like This” was in 1938 by Burton Lane, with lyrics by Frank Loesser, for a 1938 movie called College Swing and was introduced by Florence George. Early recordings include those by Maxine Sullivan, Teddy Wilson, and Dick Stabile and His Orchestra. Later recordings include those by Peggy Lee, Bobby Short, and Michael Feinstein.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Moments Like This” in 1986 for his comeback album The Art of Excellence. The arrangement was written and conducted by Jorge Calendrelli. The cover photograph was done by Annie Liebovitz.
“Moments Like This,” as well as The Art of Excellence, is available from Apple Music.