Song of the Day: Etta James “One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)”

Our AOM takes on the Harold Arlen/Johnny Mercer classic, from her second outing for Chess Records aptly named: The Second Time Around. Chess tried presenting Etta in Pop songstress vein with lush orchestral arrangements.

Ivan Orr is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, performer, and writer. A native of Charlottesville, Virginia Ivan was involved with the forming and nascent days of The Music Resource Center as its first Program Director. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Music, Ivan currently resides in Richmond, VA where he maintains an active performance and production schedule while serving as the Music Editor for Grown Folks Music, a position he has held since 2010.

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