The song of the day for Thursday, April 3, 2014 is “From This Moment On.”
About This Song
Cole Porter originally wrote “From This Moment On” in 1951 for a musical called Out Of This World, but it was cut from the production. The song was used in the 1953 film version of his hit musical Kiss Me Kate, but was not used in the original stage production.The film features the dancing and choreography of a very young Bob Fosse.
About This Version
Tony Bennett sang “From The Moment On” at his 1964 show at the Sahara Hotel in Las Vegas entitled The Moment of Truth. Although recorded in 1964, the concert wasn’t released until the 2011 Complete Collection box set. It was recently made available to download from iTunes.
“From This Moment On,” as well as Tony Bennett Live At The Sahara, is available from iTunes.
Here’s the number from the film, thanks to You Tube. The number features Ann Miller and Tommy Rall, Bobby Van and Jeanne Coyne, and Bob Fosse and Carol Haney.