The song of the day for Saturday, July 30, 2022, is ” Lazy Afternoon.”
About This Song
“Lazy Afternoon” was written by Jerome Moss and John LaTouche for the 1954 musical The Golden Apple, which uses mythological Greek characters from Ulysses but is set in the state of Washington (at Mount Olympia, of course) in the United States. This song, as well as the entire score, is quite beautiful.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Lazy Afternoon” on June 27, 1957, featuring an arrangement by Ralph Sharon. It was released in 1957 on the album The Beat of My Heart. Chico Hamilton is the featured percussionist for this song,
” Lazy Afternoon,” as well as The Beat Of My Heart is available on Apple Music.