The song of the day for Sunday, January 12, 2020, 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 sang “All the Things You Are” on June 9, 1962326, for his concert at Carnegie Hall. An abbreviated 4-LP set was released very soon after the concert as Tony Bennett at Carnegie Hall. The entire concert was released as a 2-CD in 1997.
“All The Things You Are,” as well as Tony Bennett at Carnegie Hall, is available from iTunes.