The song of the day for Wednesday, August 3, 2022, is “It Was Me.”
The Year of Tony Bennett wishes Tony Bennett a wonderful 96th birthday.
About This Song
“It Was Me” was written in 1960 by Gilbert Becaud as “C’etait Moi,” with English lyrics by Norman Gimbel. It’s a beautiful love song that brings memories of summers past and, maybe, to come. In 2009, Tony Bennett named this his favorite summer song in a 2009 interview on NPR.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “It Was Me” on December 19, 1962; the recording was released in 1963 on the album I Wanna Be Around. It was arranged by Marty Manning.
“It Was Me,” as well as I Wanna Be Aro[und is available on Apple Music.
Here’s Tony’s interview with NPR about today’s song: