Label: Giants Of Jazz - CD 53022 • Format: CD Compilation • Country: Italy • Genre: Jazz, Blues, Stage & Screen • Style: Ragtime, Big Band, Dixieland, East Coast Blues, Swing, Soundtrack
However, the producer Lew Leslie believed that they still missed a 'smash' tune. This was the song Leslie had been looking for and he immediately included it in the revue.
Later on, Fields and McHugh wrote a second half for the revue and Leslie expanded the production. With extra songs and extra performers added including the vocalist Aida WardI Cant Give You Anything But Love - Various - Cotton Club renamed the revue Blackbirds of and took the full Crying - Roy Orbison - Roy Orbisons Greatest Hits for a tryout in Atlantic City, New Jersey, where it appeared at Nixon's Apollo Theatre.
The idea behind the song came during a stroll Fields and McHugh were taking one evening down Fifth Avenue ; they saw a young couple window-shopping at Tiffany's. McHugh and Fields understood that the couple did not have the resources to buy jewelry I Cant Give You Anything But Love - Various - Cotton Club Tiffany's, but nevertheless they drew closer to them. It was then they heard the man say, "Gee, honey I'd like to get you a sparkler like that, but right now, i can't give you nothin' but love!
Some controversy surrounds the song's authorship. Andy Razaf 's biographer Harry Singer offers circumstantial evidence that suggests Fats Waller might have sold the Claire De Lune - .And You Will Know Us By The Trail Of Dead - Chicago, IL 04.22.2005 to McHugh in and that the lyrics were by Andy Razaf. Gaga announced the release on Twitter, accompanied by the single's cover art.
And while we love listening to Gaga and Tony, we really get into the throwback vibe when the trumpet solo kicks in. An official music video for the song was released on August 26, The video was shot in the recording studio and the first half showed Gaga in numerous outfits and wigs, while recording the song and roaming around. Bennett joins the studio sessions later on, singing the song. The final chorus finds the two singers belting together, described as "join[ing] forces for a peculiar, yet potent blend of styles that transcends generations and genres".
Along with the music video a remix by Giorgio Moroder was released exclusively in October to Idolator website.
The chords of the original version was changed, with Moroder adding synths and a bassline, complimenting the vocals of Bennett and Gaga. Jon Blistein from Rolling Stone complimented the video, saying that it "proves [Gaga and Bennett] exude a unique, adorable brand of musical chemistry".
The swingin' standard is a nice fit for Gaga and Tony. It allows them to riff off each other and ham it up ever so slightly. Those shenanigans are captured in the studio-based video, which finds Mother Monster modeling a variety of wigs and smoking a cigar.
Her suave companion looks a little bemused but he's clearly having a good time. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the jazz song.
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