Song of the Day: Artie Shaw, “Begin The Beguine”

Clarinetist and band leader Artie Shaw was born Arthur Arshawsky on this date in 1910. "Begin The Beguine" was written by Cole Porter for the show Jubilee in 1935. Shaw recorded the song in 1938, and it became his band’s signature tune.

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