The song of the day for Thursday, February 16, 2023, is “For Once In My Life.”
About This Song
“For Once In My Life” was written by Ron Miller and Orlando Murdeb for the Motown Record’s Jobete publishing company. This song not only found success as a Motown song, with recordings by Stevie Wonder and Jean duShon, but also as a popular standard, starting with Tony Bennett’s recording in 1967. Thanks to Tony Bennett’s recording of the song, it’s been sung by other popular and jazz singers such as Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and Stevie Wonder recorded “For Once in My Life” in 2006 for Duets: An American Classic. It was arranged by Jorge Calandrelli.
The recording won the 49th Annual Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration With Vocals in 2007.
“For Once In My Life,” as well as Duets: An American Classic is available on Apple Music.