The song of the day for Thursday, June 30, 2016 is “All Of You.”
About This Song
“All Of You” was written by Cole Porter in 1954 for the musical Silk Stockings, where it was introduced by Don Ameche. Bill Evans played it at his legendary 1961 album Sunday at the Village Vanguard.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “All Of You” in 1993 for his album Steppin’ Out, consisting of songs sung by Fred Astaire, who sang this song in the film version of Silk Stockings. The arrangement is by Ralph Sharon.
“All Of You,” as well as Steppin’ Out, is available from iTunes.
Today marks the end of our tribute to the music of Cole Porter. No hints, but I’m really, really excited about next month’s songwriter and I hope you will be too. Stay tuned for the big release tomorrow.