is a cover of. But Beautiful by Bing Crosby (1948). Night and Day. is a cover of. Night and Day by Fred Astaire and Claire Luce (1932).
Watch the video for Night and Day from Mel Tormé's Essential Masters for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Melvin Howard Tormé (1925–1999) was born to immigrant Russian Jewish parents whose name had been Torma. A child prodigy, he first sang professionally at 4 with the Coon-Sanders Orchestra, singing "You're Driving Me Crazy," at Chicago's Blackhawk restaurant. 1933-41, he acted in the network radio serials "The Romance of Helen Trent" and "Jack Armstrong, the All-American Bo. He wrote his first song at 13 and three years later, his first published song, "Lament to Love," became a hit recording for Harry James.
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Melvin Howard Tormé (September 13, 1925–June 5, 1999), known professionally as Mel Tormé and nicknamed The Velvet Fog, was an American musician, a singer of jazz standards, a jazz composer and arranger, drummer, an actor in radio, film, and television, and the author of five books. He composed the music for "The Christmas Song" ("Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire") and co-wrote the lyrics with Bob Wells.
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|A||Night And Day
Written-By – Cole Porter
Written-By – James Van Heusen*, John Burke*
- Manufactured By – Musicraft Records, Inc.
NotesBillboard, Feb. 14, 1948, page 20: ad; page 32: Advance Record Releases; page 121: review.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): 5983
- Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): 5971
- Matrix / Runout (Runout, Side A Etched [Variant 1]): MU 5983-4D2-1
- Matrix / Runout (Runout, Side B Etched [Variant 1]): MU 5971-5D1-1
- Matrix / Runout (Runout, Side A Etched [Variant 2]): MU 5983-1D2
- Matrix / Runout (Runout, Side B Etched [Variant 2]): MU 5971-5D3
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