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Steppin' Out with My Baby

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Steppin' Out with My Baby

"Steppin' Out with My Baby" is a popular song written by Irving Berlin and introduced in the 1948 musical film Easter Parade.[1] There it was sung by Fred Astaire as part of a dance number involving Astaire on stairs and three different dance partners.[1]

Since then the song has been recorded and performed by several artists, most notably Tony Bennett, in whose treatment it has become a jazz standard.[2] Introduced as the title song on his 1993 Astaire-themed album Steppin' Out, a stylish music video for it garnered some MTV airplay and was part of Bennett's commercial resurgence at the time.[3] One such performance was included on his high-selling 1994 MTV Unplugged: Tony Bennett album.[4]

References

  1. ^ a b Decker, Todd (2011). Music Makes Me: Fred Astaire and Jazz. University of California Press. p. 249. 
  2. ^ Morath, Max (2002). The NPR Curious Listener's Guide to Popular Standards. Penguin. 
  3. ^ Blum, David (August 22, 1994). "The Cooling of Tony Bennett". New York. p. 40. 
  4. ^ Ruhlmann, William. "Tony Bennett: MTV Unplugged". Allmusic. Retrieved November 24, 2014. 
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