The song of the day for is “Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me).”
We’re honoring Queen Latifah, who sang this song with Tony Bennett on Duets II, in celebrating her birthday. She was born on March 18, 1970, in Newark, NJ.
About This Song
“Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)” was was written by Leslie Bricusee and Anthony Newley for the British musical The Roar of the Greasepaint, The Smell of the Crowd. Producer David Merrick saw the production in London and decided to bring it to America, starting first with a nationwide tour. Around that time, Tony Bennett made this recording, which was a hit for him; this helped bring attention to the musical and helped ensure its success in the US.
About This Version
Tony Bennett and Queen Latifah recorded “Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me)” in 2011 for Duets II. Jorge Calandrelli wrote the arrangement.
“Who Can I Turn To (When Nobody Needs Me),” as well as Duets II is available on Apple Music.