The song of the day for Saturday, September 3, 2022, is “Keep Smiling at Trouble.”
About This Song
“Keep Smiling at Trouble” was written in 1924 by Lewis Gensler, with lyrics by Al Jolson and Buddy DeSylva. The song was first recorded by Fred Waring’s Pennsylvanians in 1924, with vocals by his brother, Tom Waring. Other noted recordings were by Jolson, Ruby Braff, Tommy Dorsey, Della Reese, and Bobby Hackett.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Keep Smiling at Trouble” on April 22, 1963, for the album This Is All I Ask. Ralph Burns arranged and conducted the album.
“Keep Smiling at Trouble,” as well as This Is All I Ask is available on Apple Music.