The song of the day for Saturday, September 18, 2021, is “Get Happy.”
About This Song
“Get Happy” was written by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler for the 1930 The Nine-Fifteen Revue, where it was introduced by Ruth Etting. Most people today are more familiar with Judy Garland’s wonderful performance of the in the 1950 movie Summer Stock.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Get Happy” in 1968 for his album Yesterday I Heard The Rain. Torrie Zito wrote the arrangement.
“Get Happy,” as well as Yesterday I Heard The Rain is available on Apple Music.
And here’s that wonderful performance by Judy Garland from Summer Stock: