I simply cannot explain it. It’s bizarre but I had to listen to this fantastic album again yesterday to find out that this is the name of the song which I have noticed that I hum to myself in times of stress. I had mistakenly thought it was another on the album, which I catch myself humming when things are getting all too much. It starts off as an unconscious thing, but then I realise and it is like an old friend, immediately calming.
I first recall the regularity of humming it whilst walking through the corridors of the cardiac unit with my father, when he returned to see the consultant after having a heart bypass. But it has been with me far longer than that, occasionally I attempt to sing parts of it too. I have owned the album for many years, since 1998 when I began to buy CD’s more often than cassette tapes. I have also found that after arguments it also mysteriously appears.
I have no idea as to the why? I am unable to shed any light upon why of all the music I have heard over the years and grown up with, this is the one which returns and why there is one at all. Perhaps there is some deep seated reason I have yet to find out, but I do love the song and I know that I love listening to Jazz music.