The song of the day for Sunday, May 19, 2013 is The Second Time Around.
About This Song
The Second Time Around was written by great team of Jimmy VanHeusen and Sammy Cahn for the 1960 movie High Time, where is was introduced by Bing Crosby. It’s been recorded by many popular singers including Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughan, Mel Tormé, Rosemary Clooney and Michael Feinstein,
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded this song for one of his favorite albums, the 1966 The Movie Song Album. Other great songs from this album include Emily, The Days of Wine and Roses and Maybe September, from The Oscar, in which Tony Bennett appeared in a non-singing role.
The Second Time Around was arranged by Al Cohn and conducted by Johnny Mandel.
The Second Time Around, as well as The Movie Song Album, is available from iTunes.