The song of the day for Tuesday, July 26, 2022, is “Taking a Chance on Love.”
About This Song
“Taking a Chance on Love” was written by Vernon Duke, John La Touche, and Ted Fetter for the 1940 musical Cabin in the Sky, where it was introduced by Ethel Waters and Dooley Wilson. The song works well for both jazz singers and instrumentalists, with significant recordings by Dave Brubeck, Tony Bennett, Judy Garland, and Dizzy Gillespie.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Taking a Chance on Love” on September 11, 1956, and released in 1957 on the album Tony. It was arranged by Ray Conniff.
“Taking a Chance on Love,” as well as Tony is available on Apple Music.