The song of the day for Thursday, September 23, 2021, is “The Riviera.”
About This Song
“The Riviera” was written in 1956 by Cy Coleman and Joseph McCarthy, Jr. One of Cy Coleman’s early songs, “The Riviera” predates his long association with lyricist Carolyn Leigh. Popular versions of this song are those by Mabel Mercer and Blossom Dearie.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “The Riviera” in 1971 for his album With Love. Robert Farnon wrote the arrangement and conducted the orchestra.
“The Riviera,” as well as With Love is available on Apple Music.