The song of the day for Saturday, December 8, 2012 is Love Is Here To Stay.
About Love To Stay
Written in 1938 by George and Ira Gershwin, Love is Here to Stay was written for the movie The Goldwyn Follies. In his new book, The Gershwins and Me, by Michael Feinstein (highly recommended), Mr. Feinstein quotes Ira Gershwin as saying that this song was George’s last composition.
About This Version
This version of Love is Here to Stay is from one of most favorite of Tony Bennett’s albums, Hometown, My Town, released in 1959.
Love is Here to Stay, as well as the full Hometown, My Town album, is available from iTunes.