The song of the day for Sunday, June 7, 2020, is “Let There Be Love.
About This Song
“Let There Be Love” was written in 1939 by Lionel Rand and Ian Grant. The song is a popular standard, with recordings by Pearl Bailey, George Shearing, Annie Ross, Nat King Cole, and the Andrews Sisters.
About This Version
Today’s version of “Let There Be Love” is Tony’s second recording; the first was for his 1957 album The Beat of My Heart. Today we are featuring his live performance with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at The Royal Albert Hall in London. The concert was recorded and released on the album Get Happy. The arrangement was written by Dick Cone.
“Let There Be Love,” as well as Get Happy, is available from iTunes.