Here’s That Rainy Day

Barney Kessel

With a truly beautiful instrument

Written and published, in 1953, by Jimmy Van Heusen, “Here’s That Rainy Day” made its debut in “Carnival in Flanders” on Broadway. Subsequently it’s been widely covered, including by McCoy Tyner, Ray Brown, Joe Pass (another guitar great), Billy Eckstine, Ella Fitzgerald, Chet Baker, Ray Brown, Wes Montgomery, Freddie Hubbard, Art Farmer and Oscar Peterson.

This footage featuring guitarist Barney Kessel was filmed for television during the mid-1970’s.