The song of the day for Sunday, May 31, 2020, is “Get Happy.”
About This Song
“Get Happy” was written by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler for the 1930 The Nine-Fifteen Revue, where it was introduced by Ruth Etting. Most people today are more familiar with Judy Garland’s wonderful song and dance performance in the 1950 movie Summer Stock.
About This Version
Tony Bennett recorded “Get Happy” at his 1971 concert at The Royal Albert Hall in London, recorded and released on the album Get Happy. Robert Farnon conducted the London Philharmonic Orchestra for this concert.
“Get Happy,” as well as Get Happy, is available from iTunes.
If you’re in the mood, here’s the Judy Garland performance from the 1950 movie Summer Stock: