The song of the day for Monday, May 15, 2023, is “Close Enough For Love.”
About This Song
“Close Enough For Love” was written in 1979 by Johnny Mandel, with lyrics by Paul Williams. It was first recorded by Peggy Lee on her album of the same name. In addition to the recordings by Lee and Bennett, it has been recorded by many jazz and pop singers; the Shirley Horn recording on her 1989 album Close Enough For Love is especially notable.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Close Enough For Love” in 2004 for his album The Art of Romance. It was arranged and conducted by Johnny Mandel.
“Close Enough For Love,” as well as The Art of Romance is available on Apple Music.