The song of the day for Sunday, February 2, 2020, is “I’ve Got the World on a String.”
About This Song
“I’ve Got the World on a String” was written by Harold Arlen and Ted Koehler for the 1932 Cotton Club Parade, where it was introduced by Cab Calloway and Bing Crosby. Alec Wilder, in American Popular Song, considers it one of Arlen’s loveliest songs.
About This Version
Tony Bennett sang “I’ve Got the World on a String” at his 1962 concert at Carnegie Hall. The concert was recorded and released as Tony Bennett at Carnegie Hall.
“I’ve Got the World on a String,” as well as Tony Bennett at Carnegie Hall, is available from iTunes.