If you don't know the story behind the lyrics of "My Funny Valentine", yours truly gave a quick overview of them in the music club some years back. For this Valentine's Day evening though, let's listen to an instrumental take on the melody.

Accompanied by the Oscar Peterson trio and Connie Kay on drums, this live version from Stan Getz and J. J. Johnson from 1957 a quite a stunner.

What are you listening to tonight?

Can you help us out?

For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. We work 7 days a week, 16 hours a day for our labor of love, but with rising hosting and associated costs, we need your help! Could you donate $20 for 2020? Please consider a one time or recurring donation of whatever amount you can spare. It will be greatly appreciated and help us continue our mission of exposing the real FAKE NEWS!

Comments

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.