The song of the day for Tuesday, August 23, 2022, is “All The Things You Are.”
About This Song
“All The Things You Are” was written by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein for the 1939 musical Very Warm For May. In American Popular Song, Alec Wilder considers it to be one of Kern’s finest songs and with good reason. It’s a beautiful tune and Hammerstein’s lyrics are excellent.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded all the things you are on June 9, 1962, at his legendary concert at Carnegie Hall. Ralph Sharon wrote the arrangements and conducted the orchestra. The concert was recorded and released later that year on Tony Bennett at Carnegie Hall.
“All The Things You Are,” as well as Tony Bennett at Carnegie Hall is available on Apple Music.