The song of the day for Sunday, July 17, 2016 is “The Most Beautiful Girl In The World.”
About This Song
“The Most Beautiful Girl In The World” was written by Rodgers and Hart for the 1935 musical Jumbo. It has become a jazz and popular standard. The Dorsey Brothers Orchestra had a Top 40 hit with the song in 1953. Other recordings include those by Tony Bennett, Frank Sinatra, and Sonny Rollins.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “The Most Beautiful Girl In The World” in 1973 with the Ruby Braff-George Barnes Quartet. It was released in 1977 on Tony Bennett Sings More Great Rodgers and Hart.
“The Most Beautiful Girl In The World,” as well as The Complete Improv Recordings, is available from iTunes.
I’m sorry for missing yesterday, but I was a bit under the weather. Happy to be back in the pink today!