The song of the day for Sunday, October 24, 2021, is “Isn’t This a Lovely Day.”
About This Song
“Isn’t This a Lovely Day” was written by Irving Berlin or the Fred Astaire / Ginger Rogers movie Top Hat. In the film, Astaire and Rogers are caught in a rainstorm while sitting in an outdoor gazebo. The song was introduced by Fred Astaire. This song has also been recorded by Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Diana Krall, Jeri Southern, and Tony Bennett.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Isn’t This a Lovely Day” in 1987 for the album Bennett/Berlin. Bennett was accompanied by the Ralph Sharon Trio and Sharon has a nice turn in this recording.
“Isn’t This a Lovely Day,” as well as Bennett/Berlin is available on Apple Music.
Here’s that scene from Top Hat. Enjoy!