The song of the day for Wednesday, July 20, 2016 is “You Took Advantage Of Me.”
About This Song
“You Took Advantage of Me” was written for the 1928 musical Present Arms by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart. The song quickly found itself a popular standard, and has been recorded many times, including those by Bing Crosby with the Paul Whiteman Orchestra, Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli, Anita O’Day, Ella Fitzgerald and Billie Holiday.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “You Took Advantage of Me” with the Ruby Braff-George Barnes Quartet in 1973. It was released in 1977 on Tony Bennett Sings More Great Rodgers & Hart.
“You Took Advantage Of Me,” as well as The Complete Improv Recordings, is available from iTunes.