The song of the day for Wednesday, July 10, 2013 is “Then Was Then And Now is Now.”
About This Song
“Then Was Then And Now is Now” was written in 1964, with music by Cy Coleman and lyrics by Peggy Lee. Miss Lee recorded this song for her album of the same name, released in 1965. In addition to recordings by Peggy Lee and Tony Bennett, Jack Jones also recorded this song.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Then Was Then And Now is Now” for his masterful 1965 album If I Ruled The World: Songs for the Jet Set. This album is one of Bennett’s best and well worth a listen.
“Then Was Then And Now is Now,” as well as the entire If I Ruled The World album, is available from iTunes.