Vince Taylor wrote this as a straight ahead, white bread piano ballad so turning it into a soulful Memphis tune with sax was risky but I really felt it needed to go in that direction and the more I listened to the rough, the more I was convinced Joplin-channeling soul singer, Jennifer L, should sing it.
Here’s a clip of But For One Day:
Hopefully the result speaks for itself?- b.e. watson
Update: 10-15-14 Vince contacted us via e-mail to report this recording has passed muster with a radio program director he submitted it to and, with Jennifer’s blessing, is currently receiving airplay.
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