The song of the day for Friday, October 15, 2021, is “The Lady is a Tramp.”
About This Song
“The Lady is a Tramp” was written in 1937 by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart for the Broadway musical Babes In Arms, where it was introduced by Mitzi Green. The song was meant as a spoof on the high society of New York, where the singer is clear about what she likes to do, no matter what everyone else is doing. “The Lady Is A Tramp” has been sung by Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, and Lena Horne. More recently, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga sang a duet of this song on their 2011 album “Duets II.”
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “The Lady is a Tramp” with The George Barnes – Ruby Braff Quartet in 1973 for the album Tony Bennett Sings 10 Rodgers & Hart Songs.
“The Lady is a Tramp,” as well as The Complete Improv Recordings is available on Apple Music.