It’s time for song 32:365, the first song of a new month, and today I’m playing Carole King’s You’ve Got a Friend, dating from 1971. This classic song won Grammy Awards for Carole King (Song of the Year) and James Taylor’s version won Best Male Pop Vocal Performance. It has been covered by many artists including Dusty Springfield, Michael Jackson and McFly. And now me!
Song 11:365 is the beautiful song Fields of Gold, originally released by Sting in 1993, although my version is more in the style of Eva Cassidy’s version. It wasn’t until two years after her death in 1996 that Eva Cassidy’s recordings of Fields of Gold and Over the Rainbow were played by Mike Harding and Terry Wogan.
I hope you enjoy my performance. If you’d like to hear more Sting, click here to listen to Englishman in New York, Fragile and my version of the Police song, Every Breath You Take. To find out why I’m posting a tune every day, click here.
Today’s song is Whitney Houston’s I Have Nothing from the 1993 Bodyguard soundtrack. I was reminded about this song by a young girl with a big voice singing it on Britain’s Got Talent a couple of weeks ago, so I thought I’d add it to my 365 Songs collection. I hope you enjoy it.