The song of the day for Monday, June 30, 2014 is “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love.”
About This Song
“I Can’t Give You Anything But Love” was written for the 1928 show Lew Leslie’s Blackbird Review by Jimmy McHugh (music) and Dorothy Fields (lyrics). It’s been a popular jazz song since that time with many fine recordings, including those by Ukulele Ike, Louis Armstrong, Doris Day, Marlene Dietrich, Duke Ellington, Judy Garland, Ella Fitzgerald and many more.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “I Can’t Give You Anything But Love” in 1956 for his second full-length album, Tony. All the songs on the album were arranged and conducted by Ray Conniff.
“I Can’t Give You Anything But Love,” as well as the album Tony, is available from iTunes.