The song of the day for Tuesday, June 2, 2020, is “Then Was Then, Now is Now.”
This week, jazz and pop fans have been celebrating the 100th anniversary of the birth of Miss Peggy Lee, born as Norma Deloris Egstrom in North Dakota on May 26, 1920.
About This Song
Cy Coleman and Peggy Lee wrote “Then Was Then, Now is Now” in 1964; Miss Lee recorded it for her 1964 album of the same name.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Then Was Then, Now is Now” in 1965 for his album If I Ruled The World: Songs for the Jet Set. Don Costa wrote the arrangement.
“Then Was Then, Now is Now,” as well as If I Ruled The World: Songs for the Jet Set, is available from iTunes.